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  • Universal Design for Learning in Environmental Education
    Universal Design for Learning in Environmental Education
    Membership Offer
    Mon, Feb 26
    Online Course
    Feb 26, 2024, 8:00 AM – Apr 05, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Online Course
    We hope this course will inspire you to strengthen your pedagogical practices so they are more welcoming, inclusive and accessible for all learners.
  • [Outdoor Learning Store Webinar] Enhancing Climate Change Education Through Active Learning
    [Outdoor Learning Store Webinar] Enhancing Climate Change Education Through Active Learning
    Tue, Feb 27
    Online via Zoom
    Feb 27, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online via Zoom
    Webinar from our partners at the Outdoor Learning Store as part of their Winter Virtual Workshop Series. Register via their website.
  • EENC Science For All Summit Social @ Gizmo Brew Works
    EENC Science For All Summit Social @ Gizmo Brew Works
    Wed, Feb 28
    Gizmo Brew Works – Chapel Hill Taproom
    Feb 28, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Gizmo Brew Works – Chapel Hill Taproom, 157 E Franklin St #100, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Are you attending the Science for All Summit in Chapel Hill on February 28th and 29th? Come hang out with EENC at Gizmo Brew Works after evening programming ends on the 28th to discuss what you learned!
  • EENC Member Community Call: Equitable Pay and Hiring in Environmental Education
    EENC Member Community Call: Equitable Pay and Hiring in Environmental Education
    Mon, Mar 04
    Online via Zoom
    Mar 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM EST
    Online via Zoom
    Join our March Member Community Call to discuss best practices, strategies, and ideas for equitable pay and hiring in the environmental education field! RSVP requested; open to EENC Members.
  • [Outdoor Learning Store Course] Teaching Imagination in Place: Spring TIPS 2024
    [Outdoor Learning Store Course] Teaching Imagination in Place: Spring TIPS 2024
    Tue, Mar 05
    Online Course
    Mar 05, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Online Course
    Virtual course from EENC partner organization Outdoor Learning Store. Spring TIPS 2024 offers you an opportunity to imaginatively engage in that cognitive-tool and Place-focused self-study with ongoing support. Register on their website.
  • Central Section Nature Book Club: Crossings
    Central Section Nature Book Club: Crossings
    Sat, Mar 16
    Prairie Ridge Ecostation
    Mar 16, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Prairie Ridge Ecostation, 1671 Gold Star Dr, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    Join EENC's Central Section at Prairie Ridge Ecostation to discuss their latest nature book club pick, Crossings: How Road Ecology Is Shaping the Future of Our Planet.
  • [Outdoor Learning Store Course] Spring Outdoor Learning Course: Wild Learning
    [Outdoor Learning Store Course] Spring Outdoor Learning Course: Wild Learning
    Wed, Mar 27
    Online Course
    Mar 27, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online Course
    Four-part course from EENC partner organization Outdoor Learning Store for educators featuring guided conversations, activities and discussion with the author, practical activities for you to try and get feedback on, and community building with other educators. Register on their website.
  • Early Childhood: NAAEE Guidelines for Excellence Workshop - Fort Fisher Aquarium
    Early Childhood: NAAEE Guidelines for Excellence Workshop - Fort Fisher Aquarium
    Membership Offer
    Sat, Apr 06
    Kure Beach
    Apr 06, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Kure Beach, 900 Loggerhead Rd, Kure Beach, NC 28449, USA
    The overall goal of these guidelines is to promote a superior early childhood educational process leading to the environmental quality that people desire.
  • Inquiry Based Outdoor Learning: Using BEETLES in NC Workshop: The NC Arboretum, Asheville
    Inquiry Based Outdoor Learning: Using BEETLES in NC Workshop: The NC Arboretum, Asheville
    Membership Offer
    Sat, Apr 20
    Asheville
    Apr 20, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Asheville, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806, USA
    The BEETLES learning sessions are active experiences crafted to encourage instructors to look at specific aspects of research-based science pedagogy and to inspire shifts in instructors’ thinking about their own teaching and learning.
  • Methods of Teaching Environmental Education Online Workshop (MOTEE)
    Methods of Teaching Environmental Education Online Workshop (MOTEE)
    Wed, May 01
    Online Course
    May 01, 2024, 8:00 AM – May 17, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Online Course
    Helps practitioners create inclusive and age-appropriate learning experiences, gain group management skills, practice teaching methods to promote inquiry, and gain skills in designing objectives, lessons, and assessments for EE programs using NC Essential Standards as a foundation.
  • EENC Member Community Call: EE and the NC Science Standards
    EENC Member Community Call: EE and the NC Science Standards
    Tue, May 21
    Online via Zoom
    May 21, 2024, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM EDT
    Online via Zoom
    Join our May Member Community Call to discuss how North Carolina's 2023 updated Science Standards can be applied to EE programming in both formal and nonformal settings. RSVP requested; open to EENC Members.
  • EENC Eastern Section Event: Community Kayak and Explore!
    EENC Eastern Section Event: Community Kayak and Explore!
    Sat, May 25
    NCMNS Contentea Creek
    May 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    NCMNS Contentea Creek, 949 Contentnea Ln, Grifton, NC 28530, USA
    Explore the NC Museum of Natural Sciences' Contentnea Creek location in the company of your EENC Eastern Section community!
  • [Outdoor Learning Store Course] Naturally Inclusive – Engaging Children of All Abilities Outdoors Fall Course
    [Outdoor Learning Store Course] Naturally Inclusive – Engaging Children of All Abilities Outdoors Fall Course
    Mon, Oct 21
    Online Course
    Oct 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online Course
    Four-part course from EENC partner organization Outdoor Learning Store for educators on the healing, nurturing power of nature in the lives of young children with diverse abilities. Register on their website.
  • [Outdoor Learning Store Webinar] Stories in the Wild: Animal Tracks & Traces
    [Outdoor Learning Store Webinar] Stories in the Wild: Animal Tracks & Traces
    Tue, Feb 20
    Online via Zoom
    Feb 20, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online via Zoom
    Webinar from our partners at the Outdoor Learning Store as part of their Winter Virtual Workshop Series. Register via their website.
  • Inquiry Based Outdoor Learning: Using BEETLES in NC Workshop at The Hub Farm
    Inquiry Based Outdoor Learning: Using BEETLES in NC Workshop at The Hub Farm
    Membership Offer
    Mon, Feb 19
    Durham
    Feb 19, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Durham, 117 Milton Rd, Durham, NC 27712, USA
    The BEETLES learning sessions are active experiences crafted to encourage instructors to look at specific aspects of research-based science pedagogy and to inspire shifts in instructors’ thinking about their own teaching and learning.
  • Materials Guidelines for Excellence Workshop at Reedy Creek
    Materials Guidelines for Excellence Workshop at Reedy Creek
    Membership Offer
    Sat, Feb 17
    Charlotte
    Feb 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Charlotte, 2986 ROCKY RIVER RD, Charlotte, NC 28215, USA
    The Guidelines for Excellence is a series of materials to help environmental educators hone their practice and programs to national standards for high-quality EE programming. This workshop will focus on the Environmental Education Materials Guidelines publication.
  • 2024 Organizational Membership Community of Practice
    2024 Organizational Membership Community of Practice
    Fri, Feb 16
    Online via Zoom
    Feb 16, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Online via Zoom
    A special bi-monthly virtual gathering for our Organizational Membership Coordinators and Members to come together and build community.
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