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With HQ, We Transform Ordinary Teams into Professional ROCKSTARS in About 90
Days (60 if You Hurry)! Let Us Train & Equip You so When You Join, You’re Done…

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Here’s What You’ll Get & More…

  • Access to our 7 core cannabis industry certifications & all future updates that are released
  • Access to 3 specialized certifications PLUS all future electives (new ones are currently being developed)
  • Request new course topics on our Platform Roadmap & vote on what ones we will publish next
  • Certificates and/or badges for all completed training
  • Train anytime, anywhere via our Mobile App 🙂
  • Manager Portal access in our Learning Management System to track your team's training progress
  • Special "GC Deals" on our favorite new training & strategic partnerships we have in the industry
  • 50+ industry "trainings on steroids" (aka "Cannabis Blueprints") for retail dispensary & cultivation
  • Establish a safe & compliant workplace with 20+ cannabis worker safety & health training topics
  • PLUS access to all future master courses we add while you’re a member from our Platform Roadmap
  • Direct support from our Subject Matter Experts
  • Mastermind with fellow members & the GC team via the private, members-only Facebook group
  • Weekly "What’s Working Now" industry updates
  • The latest tips & tricks, along with the advice & feedback to know you’re executing the right way

Let’s Get You A Well-Oiled Cannabis Industry Training Machine!

(Here’s What Makes HQ Different Better)

Automate Your Training Process

Leverage our comprehensive cannabis industry training library to build a team of ROCKSTARS that gets results.

Uplevel Your Existing Team

Stay up-to-date on the LATEST industry trends and changes thanks to real-time training updates and notifications.

Report On Team Training

Our proprietary Manager Portal makes the reporting process easy, so you know what training STICKS and get implemented.

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Dispensary Technician Certification
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Sale Cannabis & Make Positive Experiences

Dispensary Technician Certification

Duration: 1 Month Enrollment: Forever Format: 100% Online Audience: Retail Dispensary

Overview

Become a certified Dispensary Technician...and pave your way to success today. Dispensary Technicians (also known as a “Budtender”) work in both medical and recreational dispensaries and play a variety of roles for the customer. You must play the role of an educator; working with the patient or customer to find the strain that best suits their needs or educating consumers on the laws surrounding its use. Whether you’re new to the role or have been a Dispensary Technician for a while, our certification training will give you the tools you need to become a well-known and approachable expert for your clients. We train you on all the important aspects of cannabis so that you can provide education to customers as well as compassionate recommendations for the patients that you serve. Education is a powerful tool for you to attract new customers, increase positive community relationships, and ensure the safe operation of the dispensary. Your customers have a wide variety of needs, and you need specialized knowledge to help them no matter where their needs fall. You will receive the training for the most popular position in a cannabis dispensary, the Dispensary Technician. As the industry is rapidly growing in legitimacy, our training will provide you with the skill-set and knowledge needed to succeed in this position. Our training and certification curriculum will equip you with the knowledge necessary to be a valuable member of the dispensary team. Budtenders must stay abreast of trends in the industry, as well. With the expert-level knowledge, you will gain in our Dispensary Technician Certification, you will be better equipped to spot and foresee trends, and pass that benefit on to your client, business, or employer. You know as well as we do that this industry is becoming increasingly competitive. Take the initiative to get certified today, to solidify your expert-level knowledge and give you a much-needed competitive edge. You’ll be glad you did.

Learning Objectives

  • Technician Skills and Role
  • Chemistry and Medicine
  • Delivery and Abuse
  • Edibles and Hash
  • Cannabis Life Cycle
    Showcase Cannabis & Handling Products
  • Seeds and Clones
  • Growing Environments
  • Harvesting Cannabis
  • Effects and Impairment
  • Valid ID and Consumption
  • Professional Selling Skills

Micro-Learning Format

  • Video: 29 Interactive Trainings
  • Resource: 29 eBook Guides
  • Assessment: 11 Quiz Activities
  • Glossary: Industry Terms
  • Display: Digital Badge & Certificate
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Have A Better Cannabis Business With HQ

Our Certifications and Training

We Actually Do This Stuff!

Our certifications and training are unique because they’re taught by real operators in the cannabis industry. We aren’t journalists or “researchers”. We’re in-the-trenches DOERS who despise untested theory and believe that the best way to learn something is to roll up your sleeves and get your hands a little dirty.

Green CulturED HQ’s training center is 100% online! Forget air fare, conference fees, hotel bills and time away from work… HQ trains your team using their smart-phones right where they’re at via our Mobile App.

But don’t worry, our comprehensive video lessons, downloadable eBooks, assessments and much more make sure they not only consume the training, but they learn the material and can EXECUTE it in your business.

HQ’s Online training center
Team Tracker Dashboard

Track Your Team’s Progress

Thanks to our proprietary Manager’s Portal, you’ll get to decide the exact training each member of your team will take, and you can MONITOR each time a team-member passes an assessment, and completes a training or certification. But that’s not all, this Manager Portal allows you to:

  • Manager Portal links to any employee they are responsible for
  • Click on a name and will be taken to employees’ profile page
  • View completion of custom Learning Plans assigned to employees
  • Select “Training Profiles” – name of a course they are enrolled in
  • Track their progress, grades may be viewed in the reports section
  • Forum posts or similar may also be viewed from their profiles
  • And so much more!

Customize Your Team’s Training

You’re the boss. You get to choose who takes which training and in what order… but you don’t have to do it alone. For larger organizations looking for a more personalized training experienced, our manager concierge can work with you to build CUSTOM Learning Plans and schedule for your team.

And whether you choose to have each member of your team specialize in just one of our certifications, or if you’d rather have your entire team cross-trained on some or even ALL training… thanks to our simple, flat-rate pricing, you won’t blow your training budget.

Customize Your Team’s Training

Have A Better Cannabis Business With HQ

Resources & Strategies To Strengthen Your Knowledge

Bonus #1

(HQ Members Only)

Our Platform Roadmap Creates Impact

Step 1 – Add & Vote: We’re always going to create new courses so… we built a predictable system called our Platform Roadmap. This is where our community (and YOU) requests topics and votes on them here at Green CulturED, and these new courses will make deploying a “base-line” level of knowledge in your business super simple.

Step 2 – Create: Our Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) and Instructional Design team are going to perpetuate your training process by creating new courses that TRANSFORM your staff into a “machine” so they will always know exactly what to do in your business… so customers start asking you to take their money.

Step 3 – Publish: We call them “Cannabis Blueprints,” because they’re pulled straight out of our Platform Roadmap. You receive access to ALL future training we publish, it is our community that keeps us relevant to increase profitability, reduce risk, and ensure compliance.

Our Training Roadmap Add & Vote
Done Instructional Design Team

“Done-For-You” Instructional Design Team

Our Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) and Instructional Design team matter because they create the learning experiences in a manner that RESULT in the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills.

The time-frames for producing one hour of online training take anywhere from 90 – 240 hours to develop on average. This goes for basic course interactivity and media richness-level, but more FEATURES means more time and money to create online training.

If you assume an average hourly cost of $65 for Instructional Design, you wind up with a cost of $5,850 – $15,600. In our experience, the cost for this type of content tends to be right in the middle so… around $10,725 per hour of training. We provide all this at NO additional cost.

$10,725 Value (Monthly)

(Yours FREE When You Join HQ)

Bonus #2

(HQ Members Only)

Learning Plans Create “Rockstar” Teams

Step 1 – Diagnose: Let’s assess existing strengths and potential gaps, both at the team and the individual level, so your Learning Plans are truly CUSTOM. We create custom Learning Plan templates that you can assign to team members so… update the templates with new training to ensure they stay on track and exceed training goals.

Step 2 – Design: Working hand-in-hand with you, we build custom-tailored Learning Plans for each team member so they take only the training they need, in the exact sequence they need to take them in, increasing the speed to ROI, reducing friction and frustration.

Step 3 – Implement: We won’t leave you hanging! We implement alongside you to roll out Learning Plans across all members, cementing a culture of GROWTH and learning throughout your organization.

Learning Plans For “Rockstar” Teams
Manager Portal Monitors Team Training

Manager Portal Monitors Team Training

This is when things get REALLY fun! You can easily spend too much time managing training, so we configure your Manager Portal to track progress simply which is linked directly to each members’ account.

We work with you to customize and tweak any Learning Plans (based on staff feedback), update your Manager Portal with all new requirements, and INTEGRATE your new-found Learning Plans throughout your organization ensuring that growth never stops.

Our Manager Portal eliminates the repetitive work of delivering and monitoring all types of training so… you spend LESS time managing training in your organization, while actually getting better results.

  $2,970 Value

(Yours FREE When You Join HQ)

Have A Better Cannabis Business With HQ

Who Should Join Green CulturED?

What Our Community Says

Wonderful Platform

We live in a world where everything is computerized and information about virtually everything can be easily accessed online. I find to find this eLearning site very interesting, as it specifically covers…

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Buck Carter

Wonderful Platform

We live in a world where everything is computerized and information about virtually everything can be easily accessed online. I find to find this eLearning site very interesting, as it specifically covers the cannabis industry. Another thing I like about Green CulturED is the value added service of free training as it encouraged a starter, like myself, to learn more about the marijuana industry. This is really a great starting point if you are new to the cannabis world, keep learning while you earn a printable certificate or digital badge.

Buck Carter

A Breath of Fresh Air

It was really refreshing to come across your organization as I’ve seen so much hype surrounding the cannabis industry. Everything was put together well and easy to understand information, with facts…

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Peter Thompson

Scent Success

A Breath of Fresh Air

It was really refreshing to come across your organization as I’ve seen so much hype surrounding the cannabis industry. Everything was put together well and easy to understand information, with facts for a change! The cannabis industry training that I received was particularly helpful to get the knowledge to start working in a dispensary. It answered many questions I had. Many thanks!

Peter Thompson

Scent Success

Valuable Industry Knowledge

I signed up for Green CulturED hoping to improve my cannabis industry knowledge… But I left with vastly more. This is what Canada has been needing for the past twenty years. Finally a marijuana scho…

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Christina Lee

Valuable Industry Knowledge

I signed up for Green CulturED hoping to improve my cannabis industry knowledge… But I left with vastly more. This is what Canada has been needing for the past twenty years. Finally a marijuana school worth going to. I loved every minute of it! Now I grow cannabis better than anyone I know. Your cannabis college is priced way less than the other options available in Canada and Green CulturED is a better program! Thank you GC!

Christina Lee

Blown Away By Quality Of Training

The resources at greencultured.co are enormous. From videos to eBooks, every learning material they offer is well structured, clear and easy to follow. I have the cannabis industry basics and was mostly i…

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Pearl Andrews

Blown Away By Quality Of Training

The resources at greencultured.co are enormous. From videos to eBooks, every learning material they offer is well structured, clear and easy to follow. I have the cannabis industry basics and was mostly interested in medical marijuana regulations, as well as the biochemistry of this ‘sacred plant.’ I must admit that I’m blown away by the quality, value, and support I received from their free certificate program. If you’re considering a career in the ever growing cannabis industry or just want to legally grow your own cannabis, then I strongly recommend you enroll for the free training program on the Green CulturED website; you will be glad you did.

Pearl Andrews

Very Interesting – Learned Everything!

I was very interested and looked forward to taking the Green CulturED training. After completing three Bachelor degrees that didn’t help me, I became a cannabis professional from my training. I lear…

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Tammy Carmack Herd

Canna Pharm

Very Interesting – Learned Everything!

I was very interested and looked forward to taking the Green CulturED training. After completing three Bachelor degrees that didn’t help me, I became a cannabis professional from my training. I learned everything I needed about medical marijuana dispensary, cannabis, budtending after completing my courses. I’m now cross-trained in all areas of the company and I’m now being requested to fill a management position.

Tammy Carmack Herd

Canna Pharm

Cannabis Industry Consultant

I spent the last 15 years growing my cannabis consulting company and thought I knew it all. I even wrote articles on different social media and industry websites. But these certifications have given me so…

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Robert King

Cannabis Consulting - Cannabis Growth Corp

Cannabis Industry Consultant

I spent the last 15 years growing my cannabis consulting company and thought I knew it all. I even wrote articles on different social media and industry websites. But these certifications have given me so much more information, so much new leverage and maybe even more inspiration for my clients.

Robert King

Cannabis Consulting - Cannabis Growth Corp

Dispensary Technician Pro

Green CulturED, in general, has been like a college experience. It gave me the opportunity to make money, and train while working. It helped me pay for my education while managing dispensary operations wi…

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Jena Akers

Dispensary Manager - Green Flower Dispensary

Dispensary Technician Pro

Green CulturED, in general, has been like a college experience. It gave me the opportunity to make money, and train while working. It helped me pay for my education while managing dispensary operations without taking out a $100,000 loan for a degree that I may or may not have used to land a boring job working 9 – 5.

Jena Akers

Dispensary Manager - Green Flower Dispensary

Cannabis Business Owner

Green CulturED Headquarters (HQ) is hands down one of the best investments I have ever made for my staff training. Applying what my employees and I have learned has had a profoundly positive effect not ju…

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Michael King

Cannabis Cultivation Owner - Green Bits Cultivation

Cannabis Business Owner

Green CulturED Headquarters (HQ) is hands down one of the best investments I have ever made for my staff training. Applying what my employees and I have learned has had a profoundly positive effect not just on my business but my understanding of the cannabis industry.

Michael King

Cannabis Cultivation Owner - Green Bits Cultivation

Great Training!

Took a training course on cannabis industry and learned A LOT! After the courses I’ve been able to move forward with a cannabis industry career with a whole new set of skills, and it was with pleasu…

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John Taylor

Great Training!

Took a training course on cannabis industry and learned A LOT! After the courses I’ve been able to move forward with a cannabis industry career with a whole new set of skills, and it was with pleasure learning this way rather then doing things the long and dirty, figure it out as I go. Highly recommend!

John Taylor

Great Safety Training

The safety training through Green CulturED is very convenient and well organized. The best safety training I have done. Very hands on focusing on the practical side of it, as well as best-practices for sa…

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Catrina Darcy

Great Safety Training

The safety training through Green CulturED is very convenient and well organized. The best safety training I have done. Very hands on focusing on the practical side of it, as well as best-practices for safety standards! They provided tips beyond the regular tested coursework, which is super valuable.

Catrina Darcy

There's A Training Solution To Match Every Need

$1 Trial

GC- Lab

Ideal for individuals looking for industry training and EXCLUSIVE community.

1 User

  • 50+ industry "training on steroids" (aka "Cannabis Blueprints") for retail dispensary & cultivation
  • Request & vote on new course topics using our Platform Roadmap
  • Digital certificates issued for all completed training
  • Train anytime, anywhere via our Mobile App 🙂
  • Private & exclusive members-only community
  • Weekly "What’s Working Now" cannabis industry updates
  • Special “GC Deals” on new training & strategic partnerships

$47 / month

Try Lab

$1 Trial

GC Lab Plus

Ideal for cannabis industry professionals looking to truly MASTER their craft.

1 User

  • Includes everything in Lab
  • Access 7 core certifications... PLUS all future industry certifications we add while you're a member
  • Digital badges & certificates issued for all completed certifications
  • Direct support from our Subject Matter Experts
  • Up-to-date training with continuing education credits
  • The latest tips & tricks, along with the advice & feedback to start executing the right way...
  • Premium membership support

$97/ month

Try Lab+

1 User

GC HQ

Ideal for professionals who want it all and MASSIVE discounts for businesses.

Multiple User Discounts

  • Includes everything in Lab & Lab+
  • Access to 3 specialized certifications & all future electives (new ones being developed)
  • Establish a safe workplace with 20+ occupational safety & health training topics
  • Bonus #1: Receive access to all future mastery courses from Platform Roadmap & our "Done-For-You" Instructional Design
  • Bonus #2: Manager Portal access to track your team's progress & automate team training by leveraging our "Learning Plans"

$147/ month

Try HQ

The Best Cannabis Industry Community... PERIOD.

Our Membership Community is Made Up of Ten (10's) of Thousands (1,000's) Skilled Cannabis Experts Who Are Ready at Any Time, Day or Night, to Make BIG Changes within the Cannabis Industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have Questions? Get Answers. Learn How to Leverage Our Memberships to Get Access to a "Community Within the Community" Where Learning STICKS & Ideas Get Implemented.

Do you offer a free membership trial?

Lab and Lab+ all have a $1 trial for three (3) days that is available on a single (1) user account. HQ is available for a one (1) user account and does not include a $1 trial, but businesses need to schedule a demo to setup multiple user or team accounts. We always recommend to check out some of our free training to get an idea of our "micro-learning" format (go here). 

What’s the difference between Lab, Lab+ & HQ?

Lab is perfect for individuals who want community, and “just the facts” via the step-by-step, “training on steroids” we lovingly call "Cannabis Blueprints". For individuals who want to become professionals and needs more in-depth training, Lab+ is the perfect option, because it’s everything in Lab PLUS (hence the name) all our certifications and mastery courses... you get the idea.

And then there’s Headquarters (HQ). HQ is the highest level of membership we offer at and it’s for professionals or business owners who truly want it all! First, HQ members get access to a smaller, "community within the community" where members of the Green CulturED team and Subject Matter Experts hang out every day. HQ members also get to participate in new, exclusive training and certifications that are created by our Instructional Design team that are released monthly from our Platform Roadmap. It’s made for cannabis industry teams, since with HQ you can add team members as opposed to the single user access.

Once I become a member, where should I start?

Before you do anything else, you need to join the community, and ask at least one burning question (don’t have a question? ... don’t worry... we’ll give you a few ideas). Then, dive into our cannabis industry course catalog and pick any certification or training that will help you reach your growth goals. Don't see a topic you want? Then request topics and vote on our Platform Roadmap (click here).

If I want to cancel, am I locked into a contract?

You can cancel at any time. While we hope you stay forever, we despise contracts and would never impose them on you.

Why should I get certified?

If you’re an individual...

...this certification will set you apart from the pack.

Unlike everyone else who simply calls themselves a "cannabis industry expert," you’ll have the certificate and the badge to prove it, from a source that businesses trust.

More importantly, it will make you a better cannabis expert.

Why? Because you’re receiving the exact same training you would receive as an employee at Green CulturED. (And without tooting our horn too much, we’re pretty good at this stuff!)

And we held nothing back.

These are the same systems and strategies our internal team uses to create industry-leading training that generates experts, and then converts them into professionals, directed by our Subject Matter Experts and Instructional Design team (the people in charge of all things training at Green CulturED).

So, if you want to:

  • Enhance your career (or start a new one)
  • Learn the latest and greatest tactics (that actually work)
  • Expand your skill set, distance yourself from the competition, and jump to a higher pay grade...
  • ...this certification is for you...

If you're a business owner...

...maybe you don't need the certification.

But what about your team? Do you know for a fact that they're up to speed on all the latest and greatest cannabis industry developments?

If you're not sure, or if you just want them to receive the exact same training the team at Green CulturED receives, then get them certified!

They'll love the fact that you're investing in them, and you'll love the fact that they're performing at the highest level possible for your company.

Also, there's no rule that you have to sit for the test. If the training is more important to you than the certification, then just take the training and look at the test as an optional extra. (But if I were you I'd take it anyway just to make sure you're fully grasping all the concepts.)

Oh yeah, and if you're an business owner or other industry professional, then you already know how important certifications are to distancing yourself from the competition. And who knows? It might even help you claim higher fees for the work you're already doing.

Either way, if you expect the best for your company, then this certification is for you.

Are you an accredited education provider?

Yes! Yet it varies, so for example, we're accredited by Alaska's Marijuana Control Board to provide their "Marijuana Handler Permit" training, Illinois' Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to provide their required compliance training called "Responsible Vendor" and many others (see “About Us” page for all Accreditation/Memberships). Our Instructional Design team is always creating NEW accredited curriculum with our Subject Matter Experts who are licensed professionals in their respective fields of study. Yet, 99% of our training applies to ANY country or jurisdiction since our team publishes all our training "agnostic" (or white-labeled) so will apply to anyone (or business) that needs cannabis industry education. The cannabis industry is still developing and there is no national accreditation (ex. Department of Education, etc.), but we expect to see this change in the near future and realize the vital role that accreditation plays to support compliance with regulatory requirements.

Is it legal for me to join your community?

Yes, we are all protected by the first amendment (Freedom of Speech) so anyone in the world can enroll in our training. Just like it is legal to buy books and videos about cannabis on Amazon.com, it is legal to complete our training and learn about the industry no matter where you are located.

Do you meet legal accessibility requirements?

Yes. That's one of the biggest challenges that learners face today is accessibility in their training. We are sensitive to the needs of our learners, we provide Closed-Captioning (sub-titles) for hearing-impaired and/or Screen Readers for visually-impaired learners. Visually-impaired learners can use a Screen Reader through the Job Access With Speech (JAWS) in Microsoft Internet Explorer and we support Visual Desktop Access (NDVA) for Mozilla Firefox.

How long does it take to complete a training?

Our training is designed in a "micro-learning" format to be completed less than a 1-hour period typically, but you will find some longer ones too. "Micro-learning" is a holistic approach for skill-based learning and education which deals with relatively small learning units. It involves short-term-focused strategies especially designed for skill-based training. But our certifications are designed to be completed over a few days if you’re consuming full-time, or a few weeks if you’re allocating an hour or two a day.

What do I need to get the most out of being a member?

The only skill you need is a willingness to learn. The membership content and community has resources and advice for beginner as well as advanced professionals, alike, and we firmly believe there are no stupid questions. Heck, even our team learns a ton when our newest members ask supposedly "stupid questions" that remind us of things we should be doing, but aren’t for whatever reason.

How often do you publish new training?

Monthly! But don’t feel like you have to consume everything the moment it’s released. Everything new that we create is published from our Platform Roadmap (read about it here) into the members area, so there’s no rush or pressure to access it in "real time." Think of us as your always-available, cannabis industry library. There’s a reason it’s been called, "Netflix for Cannabis." 🙂

How can someone verify my training certificate(s)?

Yes! Remember, that you can always access your issued certificate(s) from your account in our Learning Management System (LMS), under the "More" section in your profile.

Your Profile: www.Learn.GreenCulturED.co/user/profile.php

It is possible that you may be in several courses on our platform - each with their own certificate - and it would be time-consuming for you to visit every course to review your certificate(s). To avoid this, on your profile you can view all the certificates that have been issued to you. Go to your profile page under "Miscellaneous" and click on "My Certificates" which will take you to all of your issued certificates with the option of downloading them.

Also, here is the "Verify Certificate" tool for you (or anyone) to use the code on your issued certificate to verify its authenticity in our Learning Management System (LMS).

Verification Tool: www.Learn.GreenCulturED.co/mod/customcert/verify_certificate.php

Your certificate of completion is assigned a unique code, that way potential employers (or current ones) can validate your certificate by entering the code displayed on it to confirm that it is indeed authentic.

How do I display digital badges on my LinkedIn?

Yes! We utilize Badgr’s industry-leading credentialing solution to issue our digital badges so you can take your learning with you, wherever you go, building a rich picture of your lifelong learning journey. Using Badgr, you can easily share your digital badge on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and there are two (2) different ways you can share with LinkedIn - as a post to your "Feed" or to the "Certifications" section of your profile.

To enable Badgr, you first need to create an account on www.Badgr.com, then you will be able to connect by completing the following steps: In the user menu (top right), select "Preferences," then "Backpack Settings" under "Badges" or go here:

Badge Backpack: www.Learn.GreenCulturED.co

Enter your Badgr user account email and password. Look in your mailbox for a verification email and copy and paste the link to verify your connection to the backpack.

How To Share Badge: www.Badgr.com

You can share badges on social media from the "Award Email" you will receive or from your Badgr backpack since it provides additional ways to share badges including "URL Link" and "Embed Code."