The Urban Water Institute works with partners to develop and offer training and professional development for the water-related workforce in the region and across the nation.
Summer Teacher Inservice
Urban Water: The Confluence of Food, Health and Commerce
June 9-12, 2014
In partnership with the Urban Water Institute and One Health Kansas, K-State Olathe presents a summer teacher inservice to prepare 20 Kansas teachers to educate high school students about future health challenges and careers related to urban water issues, zoonotic infectious disease, food safety and security and food science through existing units and/or courses in biology, chemistry, life science, environmental science, and Career and Technical Education agriculture, health, biochemistry and biomedical pathways.
Who: High school biology, chemistry, life science, environmental science, FACS, and Career and Technical Education agriculture and biochemistry pathways teachers.
Resource Kits: Each participant will receive a resource kit to duplicate several of the labs presented at the workshop.
Teacher Stipends: Twenty $500 Kansas teacher stipends will be provided to teachers to be used for graduate credit and/or to offset expenses incurred to attend the workshop.
Graduate Credit: Upon successful completion of all required program requirements, participants are eligible for one graduate credit from Kansas State University.
Application Deadline: May 2, 2014
Participant Notification of Acceptance: All applications will be reviewed and evaluated based upon the information provided in the application. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance into the workshop program by May 9, 2014.