Certification Program

PEEC Program Overview

The PEEC program design is both robust (challenges and strengthens your skills as an environmental educator) and relevant (fosters learning about South Carolina’s natural resources and environmental education best practices) as well as diverse in content and format.

The PEEC content blends the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) Core Competencies with South Carolina specific topics, examples, and regions.

Program Highlights

  • Timeline for Completion: 2 years
  • Eligibility: South Carolina K-12 formal and nonformal educators
  • Environmental education training and experiences in the different regions of the state

PEEC Registration Cost: $450 (includes all lodging, meals, instruction, and supplies)

Required Elements

  • 4 in-person workshops (2 days long)
  • 8 online modules
  • Flexible elective component
  • Culminating capstone project

Length Certification Valid: 5 years (recertification available)

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