Environmental Education Program Directors

Environmental education program directors coordinate, manage, and oversee educational programs for students of all ages. They may 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.


Quick Facts
Duties Coordinate, manage, and oversee environmental educational programs for people of all ages
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Fair
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Biology
  • Earth Science
  • English
Experience Any experience creating and teaching environmental education programs will be useful
Skills
  • Interpersonal
  • Public Speaking
  • Teaching
Personality Traits
  • Creative
  • Organized
  • Social
Licensure/Certification Required
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Director of Large Educational Program
  • Environmental Education Program Director
  • Environmental Educator