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Montgomery College to Host Climate Academy Classes

Enrollment Deadline is April 30

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces open enrollment for Maryland Climate Leadership Academy courses at Montgomery College in June and July. This cohort will offer prep courses for a Certified Climate Change Professional credential.

The Montgomery College classes will be held in three sessions: Class 1 on June 3-4; Class 2 on July 22-23; and Class 3 on a yet undetermined date in September.

The Maryland Climate Leadership Academy, which kicked off in fall 2018, is the nation’s first state-sponsored institution providing continuing education and executive training programs specifically designed for state and local government officials, infrastructure executives and business leaders. This will be the fourth cohort in Maryland, following classes in Wye Mills, Hagerstown and Ellicott City. 

Enrollment in the training is free, and participants can apply online. Participants in this series will benefit from preparation for professional credentials and will have an opportunity to inform the development of future Academy programs.

The Prep Series for the Certified Climate Change Professional credential is designed to help participants build competencies to effectively integrate climate change into their decision-making and professional activities, as well as to advance their entrepreneurship and leadership skills.

Leveraging a combination of on-demand online training resources and in-person cohort training, this workshop series will prepare attendees for the credential exams and satisfy most elective requirements for the credential.

Enrollment deadline for this cohort is April 30. For more information, interested applicants can contact the Maryland Climate Leadership Academy online