The WEA Curriculum
Clicking on each graphic below will bring you to the student learning outcomes as well as an annotated bibliography for each educational component. Select a component to learn more.
Outdoor Leaders are often presented with decision-making challenges in an uncertain environment with limited information. Outdoor leaders must demonstrate judgment by effectively integrating educational components and situational variables to make and implement quality decisions. Accurate assessment and application of skills using judgment is the central quality of an effective outdoor leader.
The Six Educational Components:The following categories delineate the professional educational component for the Wilderness Education Association's accredited programs offering Outdoor Leadership certificates, driven by the overarching concept of judgment. Click on an educational component to learn more:
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