Our Mission and Vision

Mission

The Kansas Association for the Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE) promotes and provides effective, non-biased and science-based environmental education to all Kansans (revised, 2002).

Vision

KACEE's vision is an environmentally literate Kansas citizenry, with KACEE as the recognized leader of the state's conservation and environmental education network.

Purpose

  • To serve as a medium for the exchange of information among member agencies and organizations interested or working in environmental and resource-use education.
  • To provide a medium through which programs may be cooperatively developed to promote and encourage the teaching of an understanding of the environment and responsible us e of resources.
  • To serve through and Executive Committee as an advisory council to the Kansas State Board of Education.

Objectives

  • Problem-solving skills for responsible decision-making.
  • A positive attitude toward conservation and the proper utilization of natural resources.
  • An understanding of the social and economic implications of environmental issues.
  • An appreciation for the environment.
  • Knowledge of the basic concepts of ecology.

 
KACEE Strategic Plan