Education Working Group

TDEC’s internal stakeholder group, known as EWG, helps set education goals and support environmental educational initiatives across the state.

Are you a TDEC employee? Do you want to encourage stewardship and motivate behavior change while inspiring young people to pursue careers in conservation, science, and engineering? Are you interested in supporting education that is hands-on and experiential?

To join: Email with your name, title, and region.

Every EWG member can help us develop and sustain partnerships, reach underserved communities, and make outreach and education a priority for the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation.

Who is in EWG?

  • TDEC employee including Environmental Scientists, Regional External Affairs Directors, Administrative Staff, and Park Rangers

Why join EWG?

  • Connect and share with others who are interested in environmental education
  • Learn more about environmental initiatives and resources
  • Become a leader and empower others to lead

What regions does EWG cover?

All of Tennessee!



Alle Crampton

Environmental Scientist
Office of Policy and Sustainable Practices