Education Director designs and implements educational programs directed at members of the organization or the public. Develops curriculum or content for classes, lectures, conferences, or other educational materials. Being an Education Director may oversee the operations of certification or credentialing programs. Ensures that all activities and requirements regarding an organization's education/certification programs are met. Additionally, Education Director requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to top management. The Education Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. To be an Education Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function.