(FBEN) - Second Annual Gathering: Internship Programs

Rodale Institute

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Farm Based Education Network (FBEN) - Second Annual Gathering: Internship Programs

November 7, 2014

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Rodale Institute and the Mid-Atlantic Farm-Based Educators Network (FBEN) have scheduled a networking and practice event for educators who work with K-12 students in agriculture, natural resources, and nutrition education.

The event is designed as a full day of lesson sharing, program development, marketing, and a tour of the Rodale Institute!


9:00 - 9:15      Welcome and registrations

9:15 - 10:00    Group Introductions

10:00 - 10:15   Farm-based Education; What is it? History of the national FBEN and the beginnings of the Mid-Atlantic regional network

10:15 - 11:30  Internship models

•K-8/ K-12/undergrad-graduate/internships/adult education

•Modes of delivery: field trips, workshops, field days, etc.

11:30-12:15   Rodale Institute and its long history of farm-based agricultural education: History, audiences, overview of educational topics and models.

12:15- 1:15     Lunch and networking time

1:15 - 3:00     Farm tour of the Rodale Institute's 333 acres of research/education and production farm

3:00 - 3:30    Planning for the Future: review of network goals and planning for further professional development activities

3:30 pm         Departure

This event is open to all educators who are interested in using the farm as a learning environment.

For more information or to register by phone please call or email Maria Pop, Education and Outreach Manager, at (610) 683-1481 or  maria.pop@rodaleinstitute.org 

$35 tuition fee includes lunch and refreshments. Pre-registration is required.




Price: $35.00

Start Time: 9:00 am
End Time: 3:30 pm

Date: November 7, 2014

Rodale Institute
611 Siegfriedale Road
Kutztown, PA
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