MEETINGS AND EVENTS
Agriculture Literacy Network Workshop
February 2, 2017
Embassy Suites Lexington
1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
All times are ET.
9:30 a.m. - Check-In and participants are free to look at displays and resources
10:00 a.m. – Welcome & Success Story Sharing
ALN Members will share how they grew agriculture literacy in their communities through events and school outreach. This is sure to generate a lot of ideas for what will work in your community.
10:30 a.m. - The Ultimate Guide to Agriculture Literacy
Wonder what is the right lesson for the grade level in which you have been asked to present? Has a teacher asked you to cover a specific academic standard? KyAEC will present the "Ultimate Guide to Ag Literacy Programs in Kentucky" to help educators determine the right activities for their age groups. We will also showcase our available programs that can be sponsored for your local schools.
11:30 a.m. - Tips for a Successful Learning Environment
Our resident teachers will share their tips for keeping students engaged for maximum learning.
Noon – Buffet Lunch
1:00 p.m. – Using Our Resources
KyAEC educators and sponsors will show participants how to use several resources and modify them for different age groups and situations.
2:45 p.m. - Closing Remarks and Q&A
The cost to attend is $50. Participants will be treated to a nice lunch and sent home with the Ag Literacy Guide and several resources from our sponsors. Registration also provides an annual membership in the Agriculture Literacy Network, where members may purchase additional resources at reduced rates and free shipping. Membership also provides educator newsletters and access to a closed Facebook group for the sharing of ideas.
Questions? Contact Jennifer Elwell at 502-921-2625 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration deadline is January 27.
Participation in this workshop includes membership. Learn more about the benefits.
Need a hotel room? Make a reservation at Embassy Suites on Feb. 1 for $129. Double check the arrival and departure dates before completing the reservation.