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Summer Ag Institute

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K-12 teachers: Earn graduate credit or professional development hours as you explore ways to infuse farm & food understanding into your curriculum. More than 230 area teachers have participated in our SAI!

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 2019 SAI will center on the theme of Exploring STEM Tools in Food & Farming. Teachers can earn either 45 PDCs or 3 graduate credits (University of St. Francis). Class meeting dates for the 2019 SAI are June 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, & 12.

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