Created: 3/18/10 (Thu) | Topic: Education
Educator workshop fee waived for first 100 registrants
Educators who are among the first 100 to sign up for a Project Food, Land and People (FLP) workshop this summer will have their $40 registration fee waived.
“The Food, Land and People program is an excellent way to get agriculture in classrooms across the state. We’d like to see as many teachers benefit from it as possible,” said NDFB Director of Special Programs Gail Bakko. “That’s why we’re waiving the fee for the first 100.”
In addition, many county Farm Bureaus are offering scholarships to cover the $50 credit fee.
FLP has 55 Pre-K through 12th grade lessons that are a part of the nationally developed supplementary curriculum. The hands-on lessons are objective in content and promote the development of critical thinking skills so that students can better understand the interrelationships among the environment, agriculture and people of the world.
“Whether you are attending the first time or a returning educator you can attend any of our three FLP workshops in no particular order,” Bakko said.
Workshop participants receive the entire curriculum in CD format, plus North Dakota specific materials and information about available resources.
Classes this summer are as follows:
June 2-3 FLP I in Fargo
June 8-9 FLP III in Bismarck
June 10-11 FLP III in Burlington (near Minot)
July 13-14 FLP II in Fargo
July 15-16 FLP III in Fargo
Aug. 10-11 FLP II in Devils Lake
FLP I is the traditional workshop; an introduction to across the curriculum lessons including a field trip experience.
FLP II focuses on Land and Water Conservation curriculum with many hands on activities.
FLP III focuses on Food/Nutrition & Consumer Science lessons from the curriculum.
For more information, or to register, click here.