Environmental Education Program Directors

Environmental Educator Talks to Two Students

Environmental education program directors coordinate, manage, and oversee educational programs for students of all ages. They work for schools, nature centers, museums, parks, and government agencies. They collaborate with environmental educators to create courses and workshops that teach students about various nature topics, ranging from conservation, biodiversity, wildlife and marine science, ecology, and botany, to environmental policy and regulations, sustainability practices, and other environment-related topics.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Duties Coordinate, manage, and oversee environmental educational programs for people of all ages
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities exist in all regions
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Biology
  • Earth Science
  • English
Experience Experience in education
Personality Traits
  • Creative
  • Organized
  • Social
  • Interpersonal
  • Public Speaking
  • Teaching
Certification or Licensing Required
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook About as Fast as the Average
Career Ladder
  • Director of Large Educational Program
  • Environmental Education Program Director
  • Environmental Educator