2021-2022 Approved Continuing Education Classes

Returning Master Gardener?

Remember to take 10 hours of Continuing Education between by October 31 each year to stay certified. Enter your CE classes in the Master Gardener Volunteer Reporting System (VRS) by 10/31 each year.

What criteria does OSU Extension use to approve classes for continuing education?

Continuing Education status is granted to educational programs/classes that support a volunteer’s ability to deliver research-based and objective gardening information to the general public.

Classes may also grow skills for community garden educators like working with people, technology, and more.

Come across a class that you think should count for CE or have questions?
Let Elizabeth know, Elizabeth.records@oregonstate.edu

Featured CE opportunity

The Introduction to Inclusive Excellence in Extension course supports members of the Oregon State University (OSU) Extension community in upholding OSU’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence. To register for this anytime course CLICK HERE.

List of classes  

Please check the weekly MG eNews for the most current opportunities. Most a free to Master Gardener volunteers unless otherwise noted.

  • Master Gardener Training Online. 
    • Continuing Master Gardener volunteers may enjoy free access to this Master Gardener Online program. Do not enroll in the fee-based online course–instead, contact your program staff for access.
    • All modules are optional and can be studied at your own pace.
    • Has it been a while since your first certification? Are you are transferring from another growing region? This will be a valuable learning experience that you may report as continuing education.
    • Any classes that cover topics you have not studied recently, may be reported for continuing education.
  • Growing Oregon Gardeners Level Up Series (Monthly webinars on timely topics.)
  • Elevated Master Gardener Series (Grow your community garden educator skills with people and technology.)
  • MG Advanced Training webinar series (ongoing & recorded) updated 6/29
  • Online gardening classes (fee) by OSU’s PACE division (Professional and Continuing Education)
  • Monthly county MG Association chapter meetings (check eNews)
  • MG PNW Brown Bag series at Albany Library
  • BEEvent Pollinator Conference (March – Albany or on Zoom)
  • Master Gardener Mini College
  • Approved continuing education classes offered by Master Gardeners in other counties
  • Some classes offered by local garden centers and Garden Clubs (classes must meet the educational criteria above.
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