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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

Upcoming Workshops

Chester Agricultural Center Professional Learning Workshop
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
8:00 am - 3:15 pm
Chester Agriculture Center
168 Meadow Ave
Chester, New York 10918

Engage in a day of interactive learning focused on teaching core standard concepts through the lens of agriculture and the benefits of utilizing agriculture for a vehicle to deliver classroom teaching to enrich student engagement and learning outcomes. Educators will participate with standards-based hands-on lessons focused on food, fiber, and fuel systems, art and agriculture, and meet and learn from community-based professionals about the availability of resources for students, educators, families, and communities.

Register through Mid-Hudson Teacher Center Frontline portal.

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