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Maryland Climate Leadership Academy Offered in Annapolis

Anne Arundel County Classes Start in February

Satellite photo of part of Maryland shorelineThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces open enrollment for Maryland Climate Leadership Academy courses in Annapolis, which will be starting in February. Registration is open until Jan. 31, but classes are capped at 75 participants. 

The free class will be taught in three segments: Feb. 20-21; March 23-24; and May 14-15. This series is designed to prepare anyone interested in seeking Certified Climate Change Professional credentials. The specific location of the class will be announced after registration is complete.

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.

The academy so far has graduated six cohorts, providing climate resilience understanding and training to more than 450 participants. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources helps fund the program and provides staff expertise for classes.