Thursday To-Do: Food, Land & People Workshop

FLPInterested in teaching young people about agriculture and the environment? Then, register for Food, Land & People Workshop hosted by the Arkansas Environmental Education Association! The workshop will be held this Thursday, June 18th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.

Project Food, Land & People (FLP) promotes approaches to learning that help people better understand the interrelationships among agriculture, the environment, and people of the world.

Established in 1988, FLP is a non-profit organization whose curriculum is integrated with science, math, and social sciences. The 55 hands-on lessons serve pre-K through 12th grade and have been tested by thousands of educators. Over 20,000 teachers have been trained and used Food, Land & People’s lessons with over 2.6 million students since 1998. Arkansas is the 26th state to become an affiliate. Visit www.foodlandpeople.org to learn more about Project Food, Land and People.

Cost for the workshop is $40 for AEEA members and $50 for non-members. Your FLP Workshop registration fee includes all curriculum materials ($35 value) and lunch.

Registration is limited to the first 30 people, so register NOW!

Participants will receive a FLP curriculum guide correlated to the Arkansas frameworks and receive 6 hours of Arkansas Department of Education-approved professional development credit.

To download a registration form please visit http://www.arkansasee.org/files/FLP%20Registration%20Sheet-%20final.pdf. For more information visit www.arkansasee.org/content/expo-and-ee-fest.

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