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2019 National JMG Leader Training Conference UPDATES:

Conference Parking Information on the Campus of Texas A&M University

Conference Attendees Who are Registered Hotel Guests **As stated on the TAMU Hotel and Conference Center reservation website, parking is an additional charge and not covered under the nightly room rate.  Both valet and self-parking options are available. 

Conference Attendees Who are Commuting to Conference: ** You have the option to pay by the hour or the daily rate.

2019 NLT Agenda Updates:

2019 National JMG Leader Training Conference Homepage:

2019 National JMG
Leader Training

February 26 – 28, 2019
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

This 2.5 day National Leader Training Conference will equip you with everything you need to effectively lead groups of Junior Master Gardener through garden-based learning projects AND empower you to host JMG Training Workshops for other teachers/leaders in your community!


Registration includes:

Conference Hotel:

Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center
177 Joe Routt Boulevard
College Station, Texas 77840

Conference Dining:

College Station is a thriving college town with lots of great places to to eat! Many restaurants are located on University Drive. Please find the B-CS restaurant guide link to help you in planning your meals while attending the National JMG Leader Training : http://www.visitaggieland.com/restaurants


FEB 26-28, 2019

Through this training conference, participants will learn how to:

  • Utilize all curricula resources, breakout sessions
  • Implement best practices, project-based learning, managing students/groups
  • Access Group/class registration, recognition & certification options
  • Involve local county Extension, volunteers and parents in your programming
  • Reach into schools, after school programs & clubs
  • Prepare/lead JMG teacher training workshop events
  • Generate funding to support programs
  • Build sustainability through community collaborations and partnerships
  • Utilize program resources, marketing materials
  • Develop custom implementation plans

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.