Office of Environmental Education

Office administers four different grant programs:  Clean Diesel School Bus Fund Retrofit Grants,  Ohio Environmental Education Fund, Diesel Emissions Reduction Grant Program and Environmental Science and Engineering Scholarships.

Call (614) 644-2873 or email to be added to the interested parties list for any of these grant programs. Also provide publications and resources for environmental educators and teachers, workshops on water quality monitoring methods, and statewide coordination of Project WET’s Healthy Water, Healthy People curriculum for middle and high schools.

We are currently partnering with the Ohio State University School of Environment and Natural Resources and the Environmental Education Council of Ohio to support a statewide network of 500 Environmental Career Ambassadors to introduce Ohio Students to careers in environmental science and engineering.

Ohio EPA Partners with Dayton Water Department for Career Day
To help young adults explore various career options, the Dayton Department of Water held a career conference in June 2015. The theme of the conference - S.T.E.A.M. – reflects the main areas of specialization available: Science, Technology, Engineering, Administration and Maintenance.