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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 Human, Animal and Environmental Health                                                                                                                                                       

June 9-12, 2014

In partnership with K-State Olathe and One Health Kansas, the Urban Water Institute presented a summer teacher inservice to prepare 17 Kansas teachers to educate high school students about future health challenges and careers related to urban water issues, zoonotic infectious disease awareness and prevention, 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, biomedical and engineering pathways.

Each participant received a resource kit to replicate several of the labs presented at the workshop.

Upon successful completion of all required program requirements, participants were eligible for one graduate credit from Kansas State University. 

Missouri River Relief spent a day with us, touring urban uses of the Missouri River.  A selection of photos can be found here