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Continuing Education

To remain certified for the upcoming year, Certified Professional Environmental Educators must renew their certification by January 31st. Certification renewal allows you to remain connected to the EE community in Kentucky and remain on the list of certified educators. It also ensures that your knowledge and practices remain current.

To renew your certification, you must:

See the right sidebar for more information about these requirements.
 
2016-17 Course Graduates
 
If you graduated from the Professional Environmental Educator Certification course in June 2017, you must complete all renewal requirements except for the three methods of Continuing Education. You will receive feedback from the KEEC on the professional development plan in your C.E. Report.
 


Lapsed Certification

If your name does not appear on the Certified Professional Environmental Educator list, then your certification has lapsed. In order to regain your certified status, you must complete a reinstatement course in addition to the other continuing education requirements. First, contact wesley.bullock@ky.gov to confirm your certification status. Then, fill out the Reinstatement Course Application.
 
Only graduates whose certification has been lapsed for 3 years or fewer will be eligible for reinstatement, and the Reinstatement Course fee will be $25 for those whose certification has been lapsed for one year, $50 for two years, and $75 for three years.
 

Special Thanks 

KEEC wishes to express special gratitude to all those who participate on the Certification Advisory Committee!
 
Kentucky wishes to express its gratitude to the certification programs of Georgia, Colorado, North Carolina, Utah, and Texas for sharing materials, ideas, and technical assistance.
Renewal Forms

 

Submission

Submit the Annual C.E. Report Form by email to wesley.bullock@ky.gov. You are not required to submit the Self-Assessment for Environmental Educators or Code of Ethics Pledge.

 

Renewal Course
 
Along with submitting your Annual C.E. Report Form, you are required to view the Renewal Course recording. The recording is generally available in December. The date and time will be publicized by email in the fall of each year.
 
 
​Renewal Course Fee
 
The $25 Renewal Course fee must be made payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer and mailed to KEEC, 300 Sower Boulevard, 4th Floor, Frankfort, KY 40601, and postmarked no later than 5:00 PM on January 31st of each year.
 
 
 Photo of climate change workshop
​Above: Participants in the Teaching About Climate Change Workshop