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New York Agriculture in the Classroom


Educator Workshops

Agriculture in the Classroom Curriculum Trainings


Learn how to connect your existing curriculum with agriculture and infuse food and garden concepts into your lessons. Utilizing high-quality, hands-on agriculture lessons from across the country, these trainings will allow teachers to experience learning through agriculture and why it positively impacts student learning.

Trainings include:
  • CTLE professional development credit hours
  • Agriculturally accurate books for your classroom library
  • An experiential-learning based model for delivery
  • Kits, resources, and tools to teach the lessons
Your workshop may include one or more of the following lessons:

Upcoming Workshops

Farm to Fork Professional Development
March 17, 2023
8:00 am- 3:15 pm
Wiser Center
SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY

Engage in a day of interactive learning focused on teaching core standard concepts through the lens of agriculture. Educators will participate with lessons focused on food, fiber, and fuel systems, aqua/aeroponic growing, and share in a round table discussion with community health and wellness professionals about the availability of resource for students, educators, families, and communities. SUNY Potsdam Professor and WISER Center Coordinator Ray Bowdish will provide a tour and discuss the resources available at SUNY Potsdam’s Wiser center to be followed by a lesson on cloning and propagation of succulents.

Lunch is included in the training and participating PreK-12 educators will receive over $100 of books, kits, and resources. NY certified educators will have the opportunity to earn 7 CTLE credits.

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