About Us

Environmental Education in Early Childhood (EEEC) is a non-profit organisation, established in 1992, that provides support, resources and professional development in relation to Education for Sustainability in the Early Years.

EEEC is run by a committed and passionate volunteer committee of management that actively strive to promote and advocate for education for sustainability across all areas of curriculum and educator professional development.

Our Vision

To support educators in the early childhood field to expand their knowledge so that they can confidently work with children, staff and families in embedding a culture of sustainability in daily practice.

2023 Committee of Management

Meetings: The Committee of Management meets on a monthly basis. All members are welcome to attend and become involved. For information regarding time and venues contact info@eeec.org.au.

Stephanie Willey


Stephanie is the Coordinator/Bush Kinder Teacher at Yarralea Children’s Centre in Melbourne and long-standing committee member of EEEC. Over the last 20 years she has worked in a variety of public and private Early Childhood settings both in Australia and overseas and is passionate about embedding Education for Sustainability into daily practice and advocating for children’s right to access rich natural outdoor play spaces for healthy development and wellbeing.

Bronwyn Joslyn


Bron is a long-standing EEEC committee member and is also the Early Years Facilitator for Play Australia. She is passionate about sustainability and critically reflecting with professionals on the value of authentic outdoor play for children with a connection to place. She is the Director at Diamond Creek Memorial Kindergarten and in collaboration with the kindergarten’s community (families, children and educators), is exploring children as visible environmentally conscious citizens within the local community.

Nadia Angelini


Nadia was drawn to EEEC after having attended the EEEC- Engage Empower Enact conference in 2009 which consolidated her journey and commitment to embedding Education for Sustainability in the early years and beyond. After attending many sustainable centre visits and workshops over the years, the opportunity arose to become a committee member. Nadia feels honoured to be involved in a not for profit organisation that has evolved over 30 years.  She enjoys working with extraordinary members who share the same vision and dedication towards treading lightly on this planet and empowering children to be agents for change, so we and future generations can all share the wonder and magnificence of this planet and all it has to offer.

General Members: who will be involved with such things as communication and publications, conference coordination, social media management, professional development and centre visit facilitation.

Ann Smith

Ann has been a member of EEEC for over 25 years and a committee member for many of these. Ann is a retired kindergarten teacher and academic and besides being passionate about EEEC, loves bush walking, op shopping and volunteering in the community.

Harpreet Kaur

Iris Wan

Iris is a dedicated 4-year-old kinder teacher who recently joined EEEC. With a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, she has seamlessly integrated her passion for sustainability into early childhood education. Iris recognises the immense potential of young minds and believes that nature offers a wealth of benefits for children’s holistic growth and development.