Conferences & Workshops
|Workshops||Annual Fall "Greening the School" Conference on Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Brookline|
|Summer Graduate Course 2014||Scholarships|
Upcoming Conferences 2014 - 2015
Join MAC for one of our Annual Conferences. Each conference provides a choice of 5-8 workshops in each of four concurrent workshop sessions; activities for the classroom, resources, lunch and ten professional development points with a related classroom activity. Conferences run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
2nd Annual Summer "Connecting the Classroom to the School Garden" Conference on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at the Tohanto Regional Middle/High School in Boylston
5th Annual Fall "Greening the School Conference on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Clay Science Center of the Dexter and Southfield Schools in Brookline
14th Annual Winter "Growing Minds through Massachusetts Agriculture (and Connecticut)" Conference on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the Baird Middle School in Ludlow
Upcoming Seasonal Workshops on the Farm 2014
Join MAC for one of our Seasonal Workshops on the Farm. Each Workshop runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. and offers an overview of the activities related to one area of agricultural across the state, along with a farm tour, related classroom activities, farm lunch and ten professional development points with a related classroom activity.
- Read More about our Seasonal Workshop on the Farm. Plan to join us for one or more and meet agriculture up close while you gain activity ideas and resources for the classroom and school garden.
This 3 Graduate credit Course is sponsored by Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom in cooperation with Fitchburg State College.
- Beginning workshop: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
- Ending workshop: Thursday, August 7, 2014
- 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- *Each participant must attend both sessions and also participate in six additional workshops during the summer, selected from approximately twelve workshops on a variety of topics in locations across the state. Click here for more details
A limited number of registration Scholarships are available for our 2014 Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom educational conferences. These scholarships are available to new teachers and teachers from urban schools and farm-based educators thanks to funding from a Farm Credit East AgEnhancement Grant. For eligibility information and an application form, click here