Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are credits assigned for taking part in industry education activities. The intent of CEUs is to assure FNGLA's certified professionals keep up-to-date on the latest in industry trends, horticultural information and environmentally-sound landscape practices. FNGLA's Certified Professionals and Florida Water Star Accredited Professionals are required to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in order to renew their certifications every three years.
How many CEUs do I need?
FNGLA's Certified Professionals are required to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in order to renew their certifications every three years.
How do I earn CEUs?
There are a variety of ways to earn CEUs. In additional to taking a class, it could be the tour of a botanical garden or volunteering at a local school garden. We’re open to many ways of earning CEUs. After all, it’s about the learning. Some examples:
How do I report my CEUs?
CEUs are automatically posted to your certification if you register for and attend an FNGLA-sponsored event. CEUs for other programs must be submitted to FNGLA for credit. There are two ways to do this:
How do I renew?
Renewal notices are sent to the certified professional's home address two months prior to one's certification expiration date. There are a number of ways to renew … provided you have enough CEUs.
Managing your FNGLA Certification online
Each FNGLA Certified Professional has an online profile with FNGLA through which you can post CEUs, renew your certification, register for classes, or purchase merchandise, manuals or online videos and CEU articles.