Summer Ag Institute

Registration available soon

K-12 teachers: Earn graduate credit or professional development hours as you explore ways to infuse farm & food understanding into your curriculum. More than 240 area teachers have participated in our SAI. Scholarships Available!

Summer Ag Institute (SAI) participants:

    • Tour local farms and interact with the farmers who raise our food.
    • Visit agribusinesses and investigate career opportunities in agriculture.
    • Examine issues of food production (food safety, environmental protection, etc.) and discuss age-appropriate ways to explore them with students.
    • Develop lessons to incorporate food & farm-related content while addressing learning standards.

The 2020 SAI will center on the theme of Teaching about WATER (Water, Agriculture, Technology, and Environmental Resources). Teachers can earn either 30 PDCs or 2 graduate credits (University of St. Francis). Class meeting dates for the 2020 SAI are June 8-11 from 8:30-4:30 each day.