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EPA for Students and Educators

Keep School Environments Safe - Learn about preventing and reducing exposures at schools to bus emissions, pesticides, too much playground sun, mold, and more.


Teaching Center - Get lesson plans and other information you can use when you teach. Learn about awards, grants, and training opportunities in your area, and how to get your students involved, no matter whether you teach in a traditional classroom setting, an outdoor classroom, a community center, or in your home.

Environmental Education - Learn how to apply for environmental education grants and student fellowships. Find out about the Environmental Education and Training Partnership. Discover which projects have earned a President's Environmental Youth Award.

Healthy School Environments - Get one-stop access to the many programs and resources available to help prevent and resolve environmental issues in schools.


Environmental Kids Club - for elementary school children. Learn how to protect the environment through art and science projects, games, and more.

Student Center - for middle school students. A fun way to learn about the environment, and how to protect it.

High School Environmental Center - for high school students. Young people can learn the issues and get involved in protecting the environment.

Environmental Education Where You Live

EPA has ten Regional offices, each of which is responsible for several states and territories. To get information about environmental education in your Region, select your Region from the map below.

Region 1: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont Region 2: New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands Region 3: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia Region 4: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee Region 5: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin Region 7: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska Region 8: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming Region 9: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands Region 10: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington

Training for Environmental Professionals

Air Pollution Training Institute (APTI)

APTI provides technical air pollution training to state, tribal, and local air pollution professionals, although others may benefit from this training. The curriculum is available in classroom, telecourse, self-instruction, and web-based formats.

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Drinking Water Academy

The Academy provides classroom and Web-based training and training materials to help EPA, states and tribes implement the Safe Drinking Water Act.

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National Enforcement Training Institute (NETI)

NETI provides federal, state, local and tribal lawyers and technical experts with education and training in inspections, civil and criminal investigations, and the enforcement of the nation's environmental laws.

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Pesticides Worker Safety and Training

Learn how to get trained and certified to meet EPA's Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides.

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Superfund Training and Learning Center

Training in hazardous waste management and remediation for federal and state regulators, and for professional audiences involved in site cleanups.

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Watershed Academy

The Academy offers more than 50 free, self-paced Web training modules, monthly webcast seminars, and training courses in the classroom.

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