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.
Autumn Gathering Postponed!
The SWEEP Fall Membership Gathering originally scheduled for this Thursday, November 17, has been postponed to a TBD date. The board is focusing on important transitions for our organization and looking forward to gathering with the community later this winter. Please watch for an upcoming notice on our rescheduled meeting.
In the meantime, please help us welcome our new SWEEP Coordinator, Bethany Powers!
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. 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.”