Teacher Workshops

Agroecology Summer Workshop for School Teachers

Florida International University
Modesto Maidique Campus

  • A five-day workshop covering sustainable and urban agriculture, agroecology, bioenergy and biotechnology by experts from FIU, USDA, other agencies and farmers. This year's workshop will run from June 9th-13th.
  • Includes a three-day field trip to USDA Horticultural Research Station, Miami, and other outside visits with paid lodging and boarding (from Thursday to Saturday).
  • Suitable for K-12 school teachers teaching food and agricultural sciences, environmental and biological sciences, and general science education.
  • Participation compensation of $250 per participant.
  • TEC credits, pending approval.

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What did those who attended the workshop in the past have to say?

“…I had no idea what to expect with this workshop, but I have to say that every aspect of it has a place in my lesson plan and curriculum.”

“Organic farming presentation opened my eyes to a new concept. I will have a place in my curriculum on Ecology to expose students to …this concept...”

This program is supported by the USDA NIFA Hispanic-Serving Institutions Higher Education Grants Program.

Please email a one-page statement, indicating what impact your participation at the workshop would have on your teaching program, and a recommendation letter from your supervisor, to:

Dr. Mahadev Bhat
at bhatm@fiu.edu
or to
Dr. Krish Jayachandran
at jayachan@fiu.edu

Priority will be given to applications submitted by May 16th. If space is still available then we will accept applications until May 30th.