Welcome to Vermont SWEEP
Vermont SWEEP (Vermont State-Wide Environmental Education Programs) is a coalition of dozens of organizations and individuals promoting environmental education in Vermont. SWEEP's purpose is to foster environmental appreciation and understanding in order to enable Vermonters to make responsible decisions affecting the environment
We welcome you to learn more about SWEEP, our members, and about environmental and sustainability education in Vermont. SWEEP members include environmental organizations, teachers & schools, outdoor educators, museums, farm & forest centers, nature centers, youth leaders, parents, and many others.
Cultivating Climate Resilience - an Education Summit for Empowerment & Action
Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 8 am to 4 pm
Montpelier High School Montpelier, Vermont
VT SWEEP is hosting a one-day summit for formal and non-formal K12 educators focused on climate change resilience. Features a panel discussion with four model schools that are putting best practices into action, both in their curricula and in their buildings.
Keynote Speaker: Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux
Vermont State Climatologist & Chair of the Department of Geography at UVM
Registration coming soon. Click here for details.
Become a SWEEP Member or Renew Today!
As Vermont’s statewide environmental education alliance, SWEEP supports high-quality education about the environment for all ages. SWEEP serves as a network for information and resources, provides professional development for formal and non-formal educators to improve environmental literacy in Vermont, and advocates for positive Environmental Education policies and programs. We need your membership support to achieve these goals.
As a SWEEP member, you will join an incredible group of people who are invested in making EE the best it can be in Vermont. As a member, you and your organization will be listed (and linked)* on the SWEEP website. SWEEP hosts two energizing statewide gatherings each year, produces a biannual electronic newsletter and maintains a member Facebook page and listserv for sharing ideas and events. You will also be able to visit SWEEP organizations free of charge two weekends a year, through our new SWEEPing Vermont program. SWEEP is a lead partner in creating and implementing an environmental literacy plan for Vermont, working in collaboration with the other six New England states.
SWEEP also represents Vermont in the New England Environmental Education Alliance (NEEEA). Your SWEEP membership qualifies your for a discount at the annual NEEEA conference, “Climate for Change.”