As the North Carolina Affiliate , EENC is thrilled to share news from the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) about upcoming events and programs that provide opportunities for our state's educators to get national recognition for their amazing work. Here are some of their recent updates:
We are excited to announce our Call for Presentations for NAAEE’s 50th Annual International Conference and 18th Research Symposium in October. We are gathering virtually, after hearing everyone’s concerns about both safety and costs, and we are looking for compelling proposals. Learn more and submit proposals at conference.naaee.org.
CEE-Change Fellowship Program will bring together a diverse and inspiring cadre of formal and nonformal educators and community leaders working to address today’s complex environmental and social concerns at the local, state, and national levels. Apply by May 17. Learn More.
30 Under 30
NAAEE has opened the search to find 30 game-changing leaders under 30 years of age who are using environmental education to build a sustainable future for all. Apply by May 5. Learn More.
What Roles Does Civic Engagement Play in EE?
NAAEE is working with Professors Bob Powell (Clemson) and Marc Stern (Virginia Tech) to disseminate a survey about the appropriateness and use of different approaches to civic engagement. The results will inform future training on these techniques and approaches. Visit this link for more information and please consider sharing this survey with your peers.
eeWORKS: The Impact of EE on Conservation & Environmental Quality
How does EE lead to conservation outcomes and how does EE influence the quality of the environment? Check out our newest publication eeWORKS: The Impact of EE on Conservation & Environmental Quality here.
Coalition for Climate Education Policy
NAAEE and a number of partner organizations have launched a new Coalition for Climate Education Policy (CCEP). This non-partisan network is working to advance climate change education and ensure that education and engagement are part of the toolbox of solutions to build more resilient communities, advance justice and equity, and create a climate-ready workforce. Learn more and join the coalition.