The Certified Park Professional (CPP) certification is valid for three years from its issuance. In the three-year span, Certified Park Professionals must meet the following two criteria:
- 1. Maintain World Urban Parks membership status
- 2. Complete 30 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
To achieve 30 hours, please refer to the WPA Renewal Guidelines to determine how your work and accomplishments may count toward CPD hours.
Download the complete re-certification application to record your CPD hours.
All applicants seeking renewal must:
- 1. Submit an educational and professional portfolio (including dates, times, and names of trainings attended)
- 2. Submit a completed application and pay the applicable fee
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