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Good Reads…

Found several articles that may be of interest to CTE folks: Culinary Arts teachers and students: Food, Not Music Culinary Institute of the Pacific Elderly Eaters Natural Resources: Vertical Farming Post secondary options: More Students College-Bound Advertisements

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2017 Summer Kū ‘Āina Pā School Garden Teacher Training Program

This is a garden-based learning program for Hawai‘i schools. This program supports schools in creating and sustaining a garden-based ecoliteracy program by strengthening teachers’ teaching/learning practices by connecting them to a strong community of like-minded colleagues. School Garden Teacher Training … Continue reading

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2017 APHIS AgDiscovery Program

Back for the 7th year, this program has extended its application deadline to March 10, 2017. Program dates: July 9-22, 2017. Check out their website: 2017 AgDiscovery Please note: “Students who are selected for the 2017 AgDiscovery summer program will pay … Continue reading

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Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in School Learning Gardens Workshop

This is an “experiential workshop [that] will use garden-based science lessons and activities to explain NGSS science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas.” Two PDE3 credits available. NGSS_in_garden_flyer_v3lk

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2015-16 Sustainable Agriculture Internship for High School Students

Two paid opportunities for high school students interested in sustainable agriculture and farming: Fall 2015 (one week): October 5–9 (application deadline: September 25, 2015) Spring 2016 (one week): March 21–25 (application deadline: March 7, 2016) Kohala Center Sustainable Agriculture Internship … Continue reading

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