The environmental education start-up Everblue.edu has been granted accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education, which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Everblue, whose motto is “Building Earth’s Sustainable Workforce” offers continuing education certifications in a variety of green studies, including LEED certification training, Building Performance Institute (BPI) certifications, Weatherization Training, Corporate Sustainability and Carbon Accounting. Previously, students who took these courses paid out of pocket, but with the new accreditation, the site can sell its services to large companies who wish to educate their employees on environmental topics, government veterans’ education programs and anyone using a government grant or loan to pay for their continuing education. Certification courses combine traditional classroom and online classes.
Cofounders Jon and Chris Boggiano are both veterans who are committed to helping other veterans be competitive in the domestic workforce and to helping the U.S. become energy dependent.
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