EENC Membership

Join EENC

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!  You can join as an individual or as an organizational member.  

Ready to sign up now? Become a member today.

Current MemberS

Are you a current member of EENC looking for more details on your benefits or wanting to access to our full archive of webinars, mini-grant information, and other great online resources? Find all the details on our Members-Only page. You must be a current member and logged in to view this section.

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Benefits of membership

Individual Membership

Whether professional environmental education employment is your past, present, or future,  find the individual membership level with the benefits that best meet your needs!   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.


  • Honorary memberships are awarded by the Board to new enrollees in NC EE Certification and by additional appointment, as a way to bring new people into our community and introduce them to all that EENC has to offer.
  • Pursuing your graduate or undergraduate degree? If you are enrolled 12 credit hours or more per semester, you can get all the benefits of a professional membership at a major discount by joining as a Student member.
  • Are you over 65? Stay up-to-date and engaged with EE professionals by joining with a half-price Senior membership.
  • Just getting started in EE? Whether you're just out of school or just changing careers, you can join as a "New to EE" member for the first three years in the profession.  
  • Join today as a Life Member to receive a lifetime of Professional level benefits, plus show your exceptional commitment to promoting environmental education.  You can join for a single payment of $400 or three annual installments of $135.

Organizational Membership

New in 2021!  EENC now offers expanded 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.

* Maximum individuals covered.  You can support your staff, interns, volunteers, students, or board members. Have a bigger team? Move up to the next level. You can always opt in for a higher level of membership to access additional organizational benefits.

Become a member today!

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!

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Environmental Educators of North Carolina

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

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