Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Our Company


Kaplan Clean Tech Education works to advance environmentally sustainable practices in the United States by providing career-focused education in the growing sectors of clean technology. Offering hundreds of hours of online and in-classroom proprietary content taught by faculty with real-world experience, we aim to provide professionals with the knowledge to begin or continue in careers focused on renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainability.

Agile and responsive to these fast-evolving fields, Kaplan Clean Tech Education also provides customized programs to suit an organization’s needs. Whether onsite or through our online portal, we work within clients’ budgets to set specific goals and implement an education strategy that achieves results. Kaplan Clean Tech Education also assists with government and non-governmental organization (NGO) incentive programs, grants and other financing options to find the most cost-effective solutions for staff training and education.

Browse our courses for information on how you can advance your skills in energy efficiency, green building and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) practices, solar energy, and much more. If you are interested in group training, check out the solutions we offer and let us tailor a program to meet your organization’s needs.

Kaplan Clean Tech Education, offered via Kaplan College, El Paso, is accredited in California, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.


As part of Kaplan Clean Tech Education's commitment to excellence. We provide the Kaplan Clean Tech Education Guaranatee for most of our courses. This means that if you do not pass the certification exam that we prepared you for on the first try, you may re-take the course at no additional cost of tuition until you pass (testing fees apply).


Meet the Team

Ed Clark has over a decade of experience at Kaplan in Product Management.

Comly Wilson is responsible for Kaplan Clean Tech’s online marketing initiatives, website, blog, and press relations. He graduated from the American University with a B.A. in Energy and Environmental Politics.

Max Levitzke is the Operations Coordinator at Kaplan Clean Tech and manages the strategy and logistics of solar and energy auditing courses across the country. Max graduated in 2013 with degrees in Environmental Science and Business from the University of Missouri. 

Jacqueline Schriber is an Operations Analyst at Kaplan Clean Tech. She is involved with classroom operations logistics, as well as product development and market research.

William Helfricht has been with the company since 2011 and has worked on all facets of the company's growth model. Will graduated from the NY based Hofstra University with a BA Marketing & Psychology.

Mel Hamilton has been with Kaplan in different facets since March of 2008. Mel graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a B.S. in Marketing and a Minor in Economics. 

Martin Jutres is an Account Manager at Kaplan Clean Tech and manages education programs in the Central Region of the United States. Martin graduated from Hampshire College with a B.A in Environmental Economics and Entrepreneurial Studies. 

Mike is responsible for developing Kaplan Clean Tech’s partnerships in the West Coast region. His partnerships include corporations, municipalities, and collegiate institutions. Prior to joining Kaplan Clean Tech, Mike worked in Marketing and Promotions at Sony BMG.

For 30 years I have passionately developed processes and controls for high valued-added systems beginning with financial operations, then investment management and now with building energy systems and green jobs development.

Specialties:Process control mechanisms, building science, teaching, sustainability and organizing.

IREC/ISPQ Certified Independent Master Trainer

CA Solar Contractors Lic. C46 934778
CA Electrical Contractors Lic. C10
NABCEP Certified PV Installer
NABCEP Certified Technical Sales
Specialties:Explaining complex theories in a way that is understandable and exciting!

Has trained hundreds of individuals ranging from engineers and architects to entry level installers and displaced workers

A.S. Degree from Chaffey College