June 15 – 17, 2021
Registration is Free
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Points (PDPs) for Tennessee teachers along with a certificate are available for $20.
Partners: Murray State University, The Pennsylvania State University, and The University of Tennessee at Martin
The primary focus of this conference is to provide educational and networking opportunities for K-12 Agricultural Educators to enhance the educational curriculum in high schools with a focus on climate literacy.
Tuesday, June 15
4:00-7:00 pm – Opening from CLASS conference hosts and Dr. Stuart Foster, State Climatologist and Director of the Kentucky Climate Center
Mini presentations (UG and Graduate student CLASS researchers, UT Martin)
Wednesday, June 16
8.30 – 10.00 am - Panel discussion on climate change education by experts.
1.00- 3.00 pm: CCE Workshop – Monash Model/ Climate Wedges Game/Climate Dice Game
3.00 - 4.30 pm - Breakout rooms – Curriculum plan outline contest.
Thursday, June 17
8.30 – 10.00 am - Keynote Speaker
10:00 – Noon - Contest results, Resource sharing and networking, Closing Remarks
Conference Contact: Dr. Rachna Tewari, Associate Professor, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources, The University of Tennessee at Martin
265 Brehm Hall, Martin, TN 38238
Telephone: (731)-881-7196 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org