Climate Leadership Academy Programs

The Delaware Climate Leadership Academy offers programs for public and private sector professionals and leaders to learn how climate change is impacting Delaware, build preparedness and advance solutions through collaboration and technical training.

ACCO Certified Climate Change Professional® (CC-P®) Credential Self-Study Program

This program 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. On-demand online training resources will prepare attendees for the CC-P® exams and CC-P® Candidate entrance exam.

Who Should Enroll

Delaware State Employees
Recordings of select on-demand training resources are available on the Delaware Learning Center.
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Leaders and staff in state and local government agencies with roles related to resilience, sustainability, environment, engineering, planning, infrastructure, energy, health, agriculture, emergency management, operations, facility or risk management. Training is available to elected officials, faculty of academic institutions, and personnel from non-profit and private sector organizations living or working in Delaware.

Participation in the Training

Participation in the Delaware Climate Leadership Academy is made possible by the State of Delaware. Training may be completed during normal working hours with supervisor approval.

Program Fees

There will be no fee for any individual to attend the training programs provided by the Academy. However, participants who are not state or local government workers and who wish to become certified by ACCO will be responsible for paying their own exam and application fees.

Exam and application fees are waived for state and local government workers.

About the Certified Climate Change Professional® (CC-P®) Credential

Note: To become a CC-P®, participants will need to attend 14 hours of electives in addition to taking the CC-P® prep courses and passing the CC-P® exams.

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As the implications of climate change on operations, missions and organizational interests become more clear, demand for skilled and seasoned professionals able to integrate an understanding of climate change and related response strategies into decision-making across professional functions will surge.

Earning the Certified Climate Change Professional® (CC-P®) credential signifies that you have developed the fundamentals skills and knowledge to effectively support climate change initiatives and connects you to the premier community of professionals, organizations and experts worldwide.

About the CC-P® Candidate Program

For those who do not meet the experience requirements of the CC-P® credential, the CC-P® Candidate is the perfect stepping stone to becoming a future Certified Climate Change Professional® (CC-P®). The program is designed for:

  • Professionals transitioning to a career in climate change who do not currently satisfy the experience requirements of the CC-P®; and
  • Young professionals and students about to graduate looking to get a climate change position or job.

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