Objectives. This study examined the continuing-education needs of the currently employed public health education workforce.
Methods. A national consensus panel of leading health educators from public health agencies, academic institutions, and professional organizations was convened to examine the forces creating the context for the work of public health educators and the competencies they need to practice effectively.
Results. Advocacy; business management and finance; communication; community health planning and development, coalition building, and leadership; computing and technology; cultural competency; valuation; and strategic planning were identified as areas of critical competence.