EcoDistricts Foundation Course

EcoDistricts Foundation Course


The EcoDistricts Foundation Course is a day-long training and workshop that covers the EcoDistricts Protocol and EcoDistricts Certified, a new model for neighborhood development that puts equity, resilience, and climate protection at the center of all decisions.

The course covers the EcoDistricts Protocol including commitments to imperatives in the areas of equity, resilience and climate protection; formation of a governance structure; development of a roadmap; and ongoing performance reporting. It outlines core requirements of EcoDistricts Certified. Case studies address lessons learned from early EcoDistricts projects and interactive working sessions allow attendees to apply EcoDistrict concepts to a hypothetical district. It also prepares attendees to become EcoDistricts Accredited Professionals.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn the EcoDistricts mission & approach
  • Understand the EcoDistricts Protocol
  • Know how to navigate the certification process
  • Be prepared to take the EcoDistricts AP exam

The course is for architects, developers, planners, community development professionals, and municipal leaders seeking to learn this new model for community development, apply EcoDistricts Certified, and/or become an EcoDistricts Accredited Professional.

For more information about the course and EcoDistricts Accredited Professional, click here.