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Become a Member

2021 conference group photo.

Whether professional environmental education employment is your past, present, or future,  find the individual membership level with the benefits that best meet your needs! EENC is the professional organization for environmental educators in the state.  Show your love for environmental education, become more engaged in your professional community, and gain exclusive benefits to help advance your professional career by joining EENC! 


We host an annual conference and professional development events, promote networking and collaboration between EE professionals across the state, and offer other programs and resources to promote excellence for North Carolina's community of environmental educators. EENC actively seeks members who reflect North Carolina’s population.  You can join as an individual or as an organizational member.  

Individual memberships levels and benefits chart: details benefits included with honorary, student, senior, new to EE, and professional memberships.
Organizational Membership chart of levels and benefits: details benefits associated with core, ally, supporter, leader, guardian, and champion memberships.

Individual Membership Plans

Most Popular




Every year

For environmental education professionals across all sectors.

Valid until canceled

Excellent Value




One payment, a lifetime of Professional level membership benefits.

Valid until canceled

Life Member Installment Plan



Every year

Three annual payments; a lifetime of Professional benefits.

Valid for 3 years

New to EE



Every year

For those new to the environmental education profession.

Valid until canceled




Every year

For educators age 65+.

Valid until canceled




Every year

For university students enrolled in 12+ credit hours/semester.

Valid until canceled

EENC offers tiered Organizational Membership levels to support your entire professional team and get exclusive benefits that can help support your entire program, facility, or organization. Join amazing organizations like these by becoming an Organizational Member.

  • Core Membership

    Every year
    1-3 Team Members
  • Ally Membership

    Every year
    Up to 6 Team Members
  • Supporter Membership

    Every year
    Up to 10 Team Members
  • Leader Membership

    Every year
    Up to 25 Team Members
  • Guardian Membership

    Every year
    Up to 50 Team Members
  • Champion Membership

    Every year
    Up to 100 Team Members

EENC Sections

Our organization is divided into four sections so that we can offer professional development and social learning experiences with other members easily, regardless of where you are in the state.  Which section do you belong to?  Find your county on our section map to find your section!

EENC Regional sections map, showing county breakdown of Western, Piedmont, Central, and Eastern sections.
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