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  • Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Environmental Education – Online Course
    Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Environmental Education – Online Course
    Membership Offer
    Mon, Jun 03
    Online Course
    Jun 03, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 29, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Online Course
    This course is designed to provide a strong foundation in the language, concepts and principles of equity work for environmental educators and environmental professionals.
  • Universal Design for Learning in Environmental Education
    Universal Design for Learning in Environmental Education
    Membership Offer
    Mon, Jun 17
    Online Course
    Jun 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 29, 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.
  • Educating for Climate Action and Justice: NAAEE Guidelines for Excellence Online Workshop
    Educating for Climate Action and Justice: NAAEE Guidelines for Excellence Online Workshop
    Membership Offer
    Mon, Jul 08
    Online Course
    Jul 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 19, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Online Course
    Educating for Climate Action and Justice: Guidelines for Excellence is being developed for the many different individuals and organizations conducting climate education. This is an early workshop for these new materials that will be publically available in Summer of 2024. See details below.
  • EE and the NC Science Standards
    EE and the NC Science Standards
    Membership Offer
    Mon, Jul 29
    Online Course
    Jul 29, 2024, 8:00 AM – Aug 30, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Online Course
    This course is designed to help formal and non-formal educators understand North Carolina state science standards and how environmental education can apply to those standards when planning lessons and curricula for school-age audiences.
  • Pre-Conference Field Trip: Roots and Rivers!
    Pre-Conference Field Trip: Roots and Rivers!
    Membership Offer
    Thu, Sep 12
    Henderson School Greenhouse
    Sep 12, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Henderson School Greenhouse, 1215 N Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144, USA
    Starting at Henderson School Greenhouse, tour Happy Roots' longest running project area. Then venture over to the West End Community Garden. After lunch on your own, meet back up at RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls for some afternoon water fun!
  • Community Engagement: NAAEE Guidelines for Excellence Workshop
    Community Engagement: NAAEE Guidelines for Excellence Workshop
    Membership Offer
    Thu, Sep 12
    Center for the Environment
    Sep 12, 2024, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
    Center for the Environment, 2300 W Innes St, Salisbury, NC 28144, USA
    Do you want to build better programs and opportunities for your community WITH your community? Join us for this incredible collaborative workshop.
  • Pre-Conference Field Trip: Educator Play Day at Horizons Unlimted
    Pre-Conference Field Trip: Educator Play Day at Horizons Unlimted
    Membership Offer
    Thu, Sep 12
    Horizons Unlimited
    Sep 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    Horizons Unlimited, 1636 Parkview Cir, Salisbury, NC 28144, USA
    Horizons Unlimited is a science center operated under the Rowan-Salisbury School System that provides hands-on field trips to drive student engagement as well as professional development to support innovative science instruction from the field to the classroom.
  • EENC 2024 Annual Conference
    EENC 2024 Annual Conference
    Membership Offer
    Fri, Sep 13
    Catawba College
    Sep 13, 2024, 9:00 AM – Sep 14, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Catawba College, 2300 W Innes St, Salisbury, NC 28144, USA
    The 2024 conference will be September 13 -14 at Catawba College in Salisbury, with pre-conference programs taking place on the 12th. ​ We thank the Catawba College Center for the Environment for their generous in-kind facility donation for our conference sessions and gatherings!
  • 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, Oct 05
    Asheville
    Oct 05, 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.
  • [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.
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