School Garden Teacher Training Workshop
Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 8:30am-12pm
Come join us for the 2019 JMG® School Garden Teacher Training Workshop at the Texas A&M Gardens!
Designed for elementary teachers, this hands-on training event will familiarize you with a variety of proven, TEKS-based Junior Master Gardener curriculum options, demonstrate student-led & maintained garden builds and feature strategies for building sustainable, teacher-friendly school garden programs.
This half-day session will also equip you to effectively implement the popular and evidence-based Learn, Grow, Eat & Go! curriculum with your class this fall. Created by teachers, this multifaceted school garden project is fun, academically rich and research-based. Through a linear set of hands-on, rich lessons, you can guide your students step through process of establishing a thriving garden that is easy to create and maintain!
>>>SPACE IS LIMITED
$65 Workshop registration includes workshop supplies, handouts, a copy of the award-winning Learn, Grow, Eat & Go! curriculum and a Texas A&M AgriLife certification documenting your completed workshop Texas Education Agency approved CPE hours & TEEAC credit hours.
*Training workshop will conclude with a school garden build demonstration and private tour of the Gardens at Texas A&M.
All JMG curricula are correlated to academic standards for science, math, language arts, and social studies to support school day academic programming. This session will also include evidenced-based research documenting positive program impact on children and families.
Workshop will begin at the Agriculture & Life Sciences Building (600 John Kimbrough, College Station, TX 77843, MAP to workshop) and transition to The Leach Teaching Gardens at Texas A&M University,
Parking on A&M Campus requires a permit. If you are not an A&M employee you will need a Pre-paid Visitor Permit. It is $5 and valid all day. Parking in Reed Arena lot 100c at the corner of Kimbrough and Penberthy (MAP to parking) is preferred. Information about Pre-paid Visitor Permits can be found at http://transport.tamu.edu/Parking/visitor.aspx#prepaid
Dress comfortably for the weather with closed-toe shoes for outdoor activities.
Through this JMG School Garden Teacher Workshop , participants will learn how to:
access, novel and TEKS-rich Junior Master Gardener lessons & resources
lead your class to create an easy-to-build, student-led & maintained garden project
effectively implement the popular and evidence-based Learn, Grow, Eat & Go! curriculum with your class this fall
create a TEKS-boosting, teacher-friendly and sustainable garden project at your campus