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ENGAGE! In Environmental Education: Opportunities for Schools

Tennessee’s newest set of standards in education make experiential learning a priority. TDEC can help! Bring environmental education into the classroom, or take kids into nature!

Green Schools Program

The Composting Pilot is a competitive program for K-12 schools. Selected schools engage in diverting food waste through composting. OPSP provides student and teacher training, composters, and curricula. 


Green Field Trip Map

Interact with a map of selected field trip sites that support environmental education goals, including nature centers, parks, recycling facilities, and more (external link).


Visit Request

Submit a request for a TDEC staff member to come talk to a group of teachers or students about certain environmental topics.




Alle Crampton

Environmental Scientist
Office of Policy and Sustainable Practices