Renew Your AP Credential

Maintaining your EcoDistricts AP Credential

Step 1: Submit your Continuing Education Credits

EcoDistricts APs maintain their credential by earning 30 continuing education hours every two years.  To submit new continuing education hours, all EcoDistricts APs must document your hours in your user profile.Credits may be earned by:

  • Completing AIA, ALSA, AICP, or GBCI credits related to EcoDistrict topics.
  • Attending EcoDistricts sanctioned programs such as Webinars or Trainings.
  • Participating in the planning or implementation of an EcoDistrict such as facilitating workshops, completing certification deliverables, or volunteering in your neighborhood to advance EcoDistricts Certification.




Step 2: Complete “Centering Racial Equity in EcoDistricts” Course

All AP renewals are required to take  the Centering Racial Equity in EcoDistricts course.  APs who completed their training online should be pre-enrolled in the new course.



Step 3: Submit your Credential Maintenance Fee

Maintaining your EcoDistricts AP credential costs $35 every two years. You can submit your CEUs and payment separately, but payment must be made before a credential is officially renewed.


EcoDistricts may revoke an AP credential upon the reporting and verification of professional misconduct related to credential use. Misconduct is defined as unethical actions or submission of inaccurate or misleading information.