9:00 - 9:25 Registration and Pick Up Name Badges
9:30 -11:30 Jr. GGIA Testing (Plant ID & Exam)
11:30-12:30 GGIA Career Speakers, Announcement Studnets Who Passed and top individual scorers, Group Photo
12:30 -3:00 Lunch and Trade Show Visit
TEACHER PLU: Teachers who attend the full conference day 9:30 -3 p.m. and
have **prepared** students who participate in the Jr GGIA certification
testing are eligible for one plu. Note: prepared means your students
come to the certification practiced and pass a minimum of one part of the
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?Students grades 6-12th are eligible to register and test for certification.
Cost? $10.00 per student whose school is a GGIA member and $20.00 per student if their school is not a GGIA member.
HOW TO PREPARE?- Mr. Todd Hurt has prepared a web interactive study site for Jr. GGIA.
Plant Id Practice Quiz
Plant Photo Gallery Lightbox Gallery
Practice Written Exam Quiz
To set up an account go to http://www.urbanagtraining.com/login/index.php
and register as a new user.
Once you get a confirmation email (it can take up to 30 minutes depending on
traffic to receive the email please be patient) you will be asked to enter a
passphrase use "qwerty" without the quotes.
Please Note: There are three web courses listed on this page.
Please select the course in which you are registered for or you will be
studying the wrong plant list.
The courses are clearly marked.*
Mr. Hurt has included detailed instructions inside of the course.
Please feel free to contact him if something should be clearer.
He have also added a discussion forum at the top for reporting of problems.
Also on the agriculture education website there is a folder under the
Horticulture Resources with all the GGIA Junior Certification materials
including test study guides and powerpoints with all identification plants.
Note : students who passed part of the certification (example passed the
written exam but did not pass the plant identification) only have to take
the part they did not pass.
HOW TO JOIN GGIA?Contact Georgia Green Indsutry Association at
HOW DO I KNOW WHO PASSED? Exams will be graded the day of testing.
Students who pass the exam and plant identification will be rewarded with a
portfolio certificate and a GGIA Junior Certification t-shirt. Top scoring
individual will be recognized with a GGIA plaque.
WHAT IF A STUDENT DOES NOT PASSED? All scores will be given back to the
teachers of the students. An individual student can retake the exam as many
times as he/she desires.
WHY SHOULD TEACHERS ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO BE CERTIFIED?
1. Connect students with Georgia Green Industry.
2. Links classroom instruction directly to real life.
3. Establish guidelines for achievement.
4.Award high levels of competence in the curriculum of horticulture.
5.Improve student participation by encouraging certification for
6. Increase the self-esteem of the student.
7. Program reputation in community and industry for producing student
HOW TO REGISTER? Deadline for Registration is January 6th. To register for
the Junior GGIA certification email [log in to unmask] with the below