EPA Calls for Nominations for the 2021 President’s Environmental Student and Teacher Awards

Established by the 1990 National Environmental Education Act, PEYA recognizes outstanding environmental stewardship projects from Kindergarten through 12th grade by promoting environmental awareness and encouraging community involvement. Also established by the 1990 National Environmental Education Act, PIAEE recognizes outstanding K-12 grade educators who integrate environmental, place-based experiential learning into school curricula and school facility management across the country. The White House Council on Environmental Quality, in partnership with EPA, administers the PIAEE awards program.

Additional Information on the 2020 Awards can be found at

Applications are due no later than February 19, 2021.

For more information on the youth awards (PEYA), please contact: PEYA@epa.gov

For more information on the teacher awards (PIAEE), please contact: PIAEE@epa.gov