Become a Certified Positive Education Trainer


Our NEW Train the Trainer certifications offer three levels of certification.

Next cohort: June 2020!


Level 1


Level 1 offers Positive Education Certified (PEC) practitioners a deeper training in the key elements of Positive Education: mindset, resilience and character strengths. Trainers will learn to facilitate 4 half-day training experiences (with bonus 1-hour and 2-hour versions) for teachers and staff and begin to activate a whole-school Positive Education philosophy.


*Prerequisite: PEC

Level 2


Level 2 is designed for those Positive Educators looking to help regional schools and organizations by planning and executing the PEC Program. Practitioners will be licensed to provide in-person training to teachers, along with use of the curriculum and supporting materials. Practitioners will become part of the Center for Positive Education team on our website and be supported in the successful implementation of PEC in their districts.

*Prerequisite: PEC, CAPP and PECT Level 1

Level 3


Level 3 Certified Positive Education Training launches in 2021. Specifically designed for leaders driving wellbeing education for an Institution or School District, practitioners are trained in whole-school implementation of Positive Education including policy, code of conduct, inclusion, extracurricular planning and curriculum development.

*By application only



What you get with this certification:


Live online or in-person training with positive psychology experts.


250+ teaching animations, worksheets, lesson plans, and games.


Collaborate with dedicated educators in a fun learning environment.

Be a Champion of Positive Education

Train the trainer modules bring more wellbeing science to your community.

Extend Your Learning - PECsters wanted more - this is it!

Upon completion of Level 1 trainers will have 3 versions (1-hr, 2-hr and 4-hr) of 4 modules designed to enable PECTsters to share Positive Psychology, Resilience, Mindset and Character Strengths with their colleagues.

Dates: June 25 & 26 - 9am-5pm New York & online

Level 2 trainers will be able to PEC certify educators creating a ripple effect. Email us for details.

Dates: August 17- 19 - 9am-5pm New York & online

(plus pre and post 1.5 days self-guided)


The PECT Level 1 & Level 2 programs meet online, via Zoom or in person.  Participants will complete assigned pre-reading as preparation.

Level 1 participants will gain access to 12 presentations and accompanying materials to support them in uniquely bringing Positive Education into their school.

Level 2 participants will become listed trainers on our website and be given all materials required to hold live PEC training courses in their region. Schedule a call to learn more.

In order to earn the certificate, participants must attend all of the training.

A Module-by-Module Breakdown


Level 1

Date: June 25/26 2020
Tuition: $750

Level 2

Date: August 17/18/19 2020
Tuition: $750

Note: Payment will be processed through the website.
All prices are in US dollars.