EcoDistricts Accredited Professional (AP) is the only credential demonstrating a commitment to creating sustainable, equitable neighborhoods that meet the EcoDistricts Certified standard.
EcoDistricts AP is for anyone involved in community development, including architects, planners, landscape architects, urban designers, public policymakers, developers, and staff members at public redevelopment agencies and community-based organizations.
How to become an EcoDistricts Accredited Professional
The EcoDistricts AP credential is available worldwide. Here’s how to earn it:
- Attend an EcoDistricts Foundation Course—you can participate in one of our day-long, in-person courses or take the course online. (Highly Recommended)
- Reinforce what you learn in the Foundation Course by studying our step-by-step guide to the EcoDistricts Certified standard. (Recommended)
- Take the open-book EcoDistricts AP exam online. The exam is open-book, and you must get a score of at least 70% to pass.