EENC Events

EENC hosts several activities every year, including our annual conference and section events. The following events are those sponsored or promoted by EENC.

There are many other environmental education opportunities offered throughout the state that are not offered through EENC. Visit the NC Office of Environmental Education's event calendar to explore other opportunities!

Upcoming events

    • 20 Mar 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

    Disruptive Storytelling: How to Go Beyond Hero, Victim, Villain

    Tuesday, March 20, 3:00-4:15 PM EST

    Join us for the March installment of NAAEE's Monthly Webinar Series. We will hear from Michael Margolis(link is external), a global expert in storytelling and how to communicate innovation. As the CEO of Get Storied(link is external), he is an advisor to Silicon Valley including Facebook and Google, a 2x TEDx speaker, and a cultural anthropologist who teaches the world how to think in narrative.

    Register now and we'll send you the recording if you aren't able to make it!


    Michael Margolis

    Narrative Strategist. Cultural Anthropologist. 2x TEDx speaker. Michael is a global expert on storytelling, communicating innovation, and selling the future. He is a trusted advisor to Silicon Valley leaders, human-centered designers, and global change-makers. As an advisor to Facebook, Michael works closely with multiple teams to transform product roadmaps into the big-picture story that can inspire and influence change. Michael teaches a breakthrough narrative model for humanizing disruptive technologies, demystifying data, and sponsoring digital transformation. He also consults and trains leaders at Google, Microsoft, IBM, Airbnb, Genentech, Pivotal, CitiVentures, and Dalai Lama Fellows. Michael is a passionate educator and serves as visiting faculty for Cooper Design, Kauffman Fellows, NASDAQ, General Assembly, and top 50 business schools around the world.

    The son of an inventor and artist, Michael is obsessed with how to translate visionary ideas into cultural acceptance. Michael began his career as a social entrepreneur, working on issues related to poverty, race, and the digital divide. He was funded by Ford and Rockefeller Foundations by the age of 23, and an epic startup failure by the age of 24. Michael is the author of an Amazon #1 best-selling book Believe Me, and has been featured in Fast Company, TIME, Brandweek, Inc Magazine, and NPR. He is also a leading #storytelling voice on Twitter with over 250,000 followers. In 2015-2016, Michael completed 500 days on #StoryWorldTour, speaking in 12 countries and 4 continents. Today, Michael is a family man and lives in Sonoma County. He is left-handed, color-blind, and eats more chocolate than the average human.

    “The heart of the storyteller, becomes the heart of the story.”

    • 25 Mar 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Prairie Ridge Ecostation, 1671 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh NC

    Join us for our second meeting of the Central Section Nature Book Club. Stephanie Avett will lead a discussion on Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln’s Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities by Amy Stewart.  You should be able to find this book at a library, but it is also available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.  It is also available for eReaders via Amazon or Barnes and Noble.

    Bring snacks to share if you'd like!  Please let us know if you're planning to come so we know how many to expect.

    • 15 Jun 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Camp T. N. Spencer Park, Concord, NC

    The Piedmont and Western sections of the Environmental Educators of North Carolina are uniting to host a 2018 Mini-Conference at beautiful Camp T.N. Spencer Park in Concord, NC on June 15th, 2018. This conference will be a summer kick-off bringing together formal and non-formal educators who want to incorporate environmental education in engaging, innovative, and meaningful ways. Our theme, "Nature is Calling," invites participants to relax and unwind in our greatest classroom: the outdoors.

    The mini-conference will be followed by a social at Cabarrus Brewing Company.  

    We are keeping the costs very low to minimize any barriers of your attendance.  Formal educators will attend at no charge.  The charge for non-formal educators will be between $15 - $20.  

    There will be much information to follow, so please mark this date on your calendar and be on the lookout for more to come!  In the meantime, we are accepting proposals through April 4.  Please visit the call for proposals for more information and the link to the submission form.

Environmental Educators of North Carolina

P.O. Box 4904
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-4904

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