An Official Website of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA)

Application for the 20th Annual Secretary's Award
for Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education

Nomination Form


Nomination Application Instructions

Remit completed nomination form to:
By Email:Meg.Colclough@state.ma.us
By Mail:Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
 Attn: Meg Colclough
 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 900
 Boston, MA 02114
By Fax:(617) 626-1027, Attn: Meg Colclough

1. For EEA Awards information, and examples of previous award winners click here.

2. Please fill out the Nomination Form and attach additional sheets if necessary.

3. All nominations must be received in complete form no later than close of business day, March 28, 2014.

4. Failure to meet the application deadline or incomplete submittals will result in disqualification.

Nominator Contact Information:


Nomination Information:

I am nominating the following student, teacher, program or school/organization for the Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education. Please fill this information out completely.
Applicable Award Classifications:


Applicable Achievement Classifications: (Does your project/ program involve energy-related education?)


Please write a "Summary Statement" of the nomination, highlighting the significance of the achievement and the energy and/or environmental benefits you believe qualifies this nomination for an award. Include the name of the project/activity.
As part of the Summary Statement, please include the following information if it is relevant to the project:
  • Innovation: (Describe what is creative or original about this program.)
  • Audience: (What audience does the project/program reach?)
  • Use of Local resources: (Tell us how the project/program used local community resources as an avenue for promoting the program and/or educating students about energy and the environment? Tell us about your collaboration with community partners, resources such as watershed associations, non-profits, utilities, state agencies or others.)
  • Partnerships: (Describe partnerships that support the program. Examples include, but are not limited to: utilities, non-profits, museums, conservation groups, municipalities, colleges, etc.)
  • Funding Sources & Sustainability: (i.e. How does the program sustain itself? How will it continue?)
  • How many students participated?
  • Replicable (Could this program serve as a model in other settings?)
  • Civic/Community Responsibility (How does this program develop decision-making, citizenship skills, and civic responsibility?)