USGBC Missouri Gateway LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Course – Mid Missouri

Click here to view a list of Attendees”Distinguish yourself with a LEED Green Associate credential!

Passing the Green Associate exam will allow you to market your knowledge of the preeminent standards in the green building industry, and it is the first step in becoming a LEED Professional.

The LEED Green Associate credential is designed for professionals who want to demonstrate green building expertise in non-technical fields of practice. This credential attests to basic knowledge of green design, construction, and operations.

USGBC-Missouri Gateway’s two full-day (16 hours total) LEED Green Associate Exam Prep course is designed to prepare participants for the LEED Green Associate exam. Skilled instructors will provide an introduction to LEED, discuss methods of sustainable project delivery and green building principals, and offer test taking tips.

Subject areas covered include:

·        Introduction and Core Concepts

·        Sustainable Sites

·        Water Efficiency

·        Energy and Atmosphere

·        Materials and Resources

·        Indoor Environmental Quality

·        Test Taking Tips

·        Practice Exam

Thursday, January 12 and Friday, January 13
8:30am-5:00pm both days
Please arrive and check in between 8:00 – 8:30am

Parks and Rec. Multipurpose Bldg,
810 Sandstone Dr. (3rd and Sandstone)
North Jefferson City, Missouri (a.k.a Cedar City)

$200.00 for USGBC-Missouri Gateway Members
$250.00 for Non-members
*Textbooks costs are NOT included in course fee
*Course fee includes continental breakfast and lunch. Contact us if you need a vegetarian meal or have other special dietary requirements.

1) Green Building and LEED Core Concepts Guide, Second Edition, USGBC
2) USGBC LEED Green Associate Study Guide, USGBC
3) LEED Green Associate Candidate Handbook (free download) and references outlined on page 12 of the handbook.

Textbooks may be purchased on the USGBC Publicationspage of the USGBC website. The second edition covers LEED and its rating system categories in greater depth and utilizes more case studies in order to provide examples of the breadth and depth of green building.  Please note: Make sure you purchase the Second Edition. All purchases through the USGBC are final (no exchanges). The price is reduced if purchased as a set ($130 for employees of national USGBC member companies; $155 for non-members). Please plan for shipping time.


1) USGBC Colorado Chapter Study Guide/Practice Test, $65/$50 members, available here:

PREREQUISITES Students must read and understand the steps needed to enroll for and take the exam, including meeting exam eligibility requirements.  The instructors will only address this as a broad overview.  Students will receive a certificate of completion at the conclusion of the course which may be submitted to meet eligibility requirements for the LEED Green Associate exam.

Click here to visit our Event Registration page, then scroll down and click on the “Register” button under the “JEFFERSON CITY USGBC-Missouri Gateway LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Course” event listing.
Class size is limited and pre-registration is required.

Jaime Kelley, LEED AP BD+C
is an environmental engineer with 15 years of experience in sustainable urban planning and project management. She is a strategic, innovative thinker who brings sustainable development and design expertise to the implementation and management of both small and large projects. Jaime offers experience in energy efficiency and renewable energy applications through her past leadership on several LEED-registered buildings.

Lawrence Lile, PE, LEED AP BD+C, CEM, QCxP is an independent consultant specializing in commissioning and LEED services.  He has 27 years experience in engineering, and has worked on several LEED projects in Mid-Missouri.  He is chair of the emerging Mid Missouri branch of Gateway USGBC chapter.

PLEASE NOTE This course does not guarantee students will pass the LEED Green Associate exam.  Additional time outside of class will be required for reading the required textbooks.  Registering and taking the LEED Green Associate exam, and any associated costs, are not included in this course.

This course prepares participants for the Green Associate credentialing exam as well as the first part of the LEED AP Specialty credential. The Specialty exams are comprised of two parts: Green Associate & the Specialty.

QUESTIONS? Contact USGBC-Missouri Gateway staff by email or phone (314) 577-0225, or email Lawrence Lile.

Thanks to our Sponsor!
Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Department

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