2019 Annual Conference: MemorEEs Make Us

Event Details

  • Date: September 19, 2019 8:00 am - September 21, 2019 5:00 pm
  • Location: Gastonia, North Carolina
  • Host: Environmental Educators of North Carolina
  • Address: 1500 East Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054
  • Event Website

Where did you fall in love with nature? Was it at the beach, an education center or the creek in your backyard? Rekindle your passion for environmental education and the natural world with like-minded professionals from across the state. Share your story at EENC’s 2019 conference at the Schiele Museum in beautiful Gastonia, NC September 19th – 21st!

This year’s theme “MemorEEs Make US,” celebrating the formative experiences that inspired attendees to become teachers and focusing on strategies to help cultivate memorable learning experiences to inspire all of North Carolina’s students. The conference will feature field trips and workshops for educators, concurrent sessions, professional networking, a night at the museum, and keynote speaker Dr. Carolyn Finney.

Dr. Carolyn Finney is a storyteller, author, and cultural geographer. The aim of her work is to develop greater cultural competency within environmental organizations and institutions, challenge media outlets on their representation of difference, and increase awareness of how privilege shapes who gets to speak to environmental issues and determine policy and action.

Full conference and one-day registration options are available. Registration is open! Cost: $100 (one-day) – $250 (full conference) Early bird and member discounts available! Learn more and register on our website at eenc.org.

We hope to see you in the Piedmont!