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Awards & Recognition

In the past four decades Project Learning Tree’s innovative environmental education program has received recognition and prestigious awards from many leading educational and community organizations.

2011 A Teachers’ Choice Award2011 A Teachers’ Choice Award
PLT's Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood was selected a Learning ® Magazine 2011 Teachers’ ChoiceSM Award winner!...
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2006 Outstanding Service by an Organization at the Global Level
North American Association for Environmental Education’s (NAAEE) Award for Outstanding Service by an Organization at the Global Level was presented to PLT in 2006.  ...
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2009 Parents' Choice Recommended Award
The C.D. “Project Learning Tree Presents: Billy B Sings About Trees” won a Parents’ Choice Recommended Award....
2002 Straight "As" from California Department of Education
PLT received "straight A's" in environmental education for elementary and high school students from the California Department of Education.   ...
2002 Parents' Choice Recommended Award
PLT’s “Energy & Me” CD won a Parents’ Choice Recommended Award and a Children’s Music Web Award....
2002 Spirit of the Land Award
The Salt Lake Organizing Committee at the Winter Olympics honored outstanding efforts by PLT to educate people about environmental issues in all areas of society.   ...
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2002 California's Environmental Education & Curriculum Compendium Project
PLT received "straight A's" in environmental education for elementary and high school students from the California Department of Education.  ...
1999 Gold Award
1999 Gold Award from the Solid Waste Association of North America for School Curricula Excellence.  ...
1998 Trophy Award and Certificate
The American Society of Association Executives for Print-Based Education and Community Service Education Programs presented PLT with two prestigious awards.  ...
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1997 Walter E. Jeske Award
The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) recognized Kathy McGlauflin, national Director of PLT, for her outstanding contribution to the field of environmental education...
1996 Outstanding National and International Service
The National American Association for Environmental Education recognized PLT as a leader in Environmental Education.    ...
1995 California's Environmental Education & Curriculum Compendium Project
PLT received "straight A's" in environmental education for elementary school students.  ...
1985 President's Citation Program "Crystal Award"
This award recognized PLT as an outstanding private sector initiative.   ...
2010 Outstanding Service to Environmental Education by an Individual at the Global Level
The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) recognized Al Stenstrup, National Director of PLT, for his efforts in promoting and providing EE leadership at the global level....