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The Academy of Prosocial Learning offers the Certified Humane Education Specialist credentialing program. The program consists of five courses and can be completed virtually. Graduates become members of the Humane Educator Registry.

Association of Professional Humane Educators (APHE)  provides professional development opportunities and networking for educators who promote humane attitudes toward people, animals and the environment. For a listing of upcoming humane education events, click here.

Benchmark Animal Rehabilitation Curriculum (BARC) is a comprehensive online course designed to inspire change in attitudes and actions toward animals in individuals who have mistreated them.

Doggone Safe - Dog bite prevention resources

Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers (HEART) conducts direct-service programs for K-12 students both in-school and out-of-school, provides professional development and consultation for teachers, and creates various educational resources such as free lessons, webinars, and videos.

How to Speak Dog - A Guide to DeCoding Dog Language

Institute for Humane Education, provides education and resources on humane education for people, animals and the earth.

The Latham Foundation
- A clearinghouse for humane education materials and information, including The Latham Letter magazine and humane education videos

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse – Locate resources and projects using the SLICE database, apply for grants, and locate professional development opportunities.

RedRover Readers Program
- Community-based literacy program aligned with academic content standards; see a list of recommended books

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA) Animal Safety Net (ASN)™ domestic violence program (tools and information necessary to start a program for the pets of domestic violence survivors) is available for download, free-of-charge for shelters. Click here. Animal Abuse = Domestic Abuse: Help survivors at your shelter.


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