School Garden Teacher Training Workshop
Tuesday, June 29, 2021, 8:30am-12pm
Come join us for the in person 2021 JMG® School Garden Teacher Training Workshop at the Texas A&M Gardens!
This session will 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! Session will also demonstrate student-led & maintained garden builds and feature strategies for building sustainable, teacher-friendly school garden programs.
>>>SPACE IS LIMITED
$85 Workshop registration includes
- all workshop supplies, handouts, snacks, bottled water
- the award-winning Learn, Grow, Eat & Go! curriculum
- Texas A&M AgriLife certification documenting your completed workshop Texas Education Agency approved 4 CPE hours & TEEAC credit hours
- private tour of all areas of the Gardens at Texas A&M and how those concepts can be incorporated in your school
- chances at LOTS of great door prizesl
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.
Training Location, Parking & Dress
Workshop will begin at the AgriLife Center (556 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.
Bottled water and snacks provided during training.
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