NEW! NNOCCI Trainer Course

The National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI) is launching its first-ever Trainer Course this fall! The NNOCCI Trainer Course will build participants' confidence and competence in facilitating climate change programs at their organization and within their community. Via a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant, this five month (October 2022 to February 2023) comprehensive course will cover tested strategies for constructive climate communication, best practices for training others in those strategies, and the role of DEI and environmental justice in this work. The course will consist of three phases of virtual and in-person experiences with the final phase taking place in-person at the Busch Gardens, Tampa. 

During this application cycle, we are interested in recruiting Southeast United States-based climate communicators, so if you know agencies or partners that would be interested, please share the application and companion FAQs with them!

For course details, benefits please visit our Trainer Course FAQ HERE!


Apply to the Trainer Course HERE!


The NNOCCI Training Committee will begin reviewing applications on August 15th, at which time there will be a rolling acceptance to the course. 

The FINAL application deadline is September 2nd.



For over ten years, NNOCCI has thrived as a partnership among climate scientists, informal science educators, and engaged community members who have public trust and large audiences; collectively we are dedicated to using our platforms to have productive conversations about climate action. NNOCCI uniquely employs research-driven linguistic and psychological research to increase efficacy, understanding, and interest in engaging on climate issues. We operate as a supportive Community of Practice, using and teaching evidence-based tools to inspire hope and action. Together, we can change the national conversation around climate change to be more positive, productive and solutions focused. 


If you have any questions, please feel free reach out to [email protected].

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