*There are 8 openings....*
*CTAERN4477 - GGIA Plant Professional Certification Workshop*
*Date & Time *- 8:00am - Monday, June 20th  through Noon - Wednesday, June
*Instructor *- Mr. Wayne Juers with the Georgia Green Industry & Mr. Greg
Huber - UGA Center for Urban Ag
*Location* - University of Georgia - Griffin Campus - Griffin, GA
This workshop is designed for teachers wanting to learn plant ID techniques
that they can use with their horticulture classes and with their
floriculture and nursery landscape CDE teams. The workshop will also cover
basic horticulture knowledge that lines with the basic agriscience as well
as general horticulture curriculum. At the end of the workshop teacher will
take the plant professional certification exam over 100 plant material as
well as a general knowledge test. The GGIA certification is required for
teachers wanting their horticulture industry certification.

*There are 2 openings....CTAERN4475 - Irrigation Systems 101*
*Date & Time* - 8:00am - 5:00pm - Friday, June 10th
*Instructor* - Mr. Bob Westerfield with UGA Extension
*Location* - University of Georgia - Griffin Campus - Griffin, GA
The workshop is designed for horticulture teachers that are looking for
experience working with irrigation systems. Teachers will learn how to set
up different kinds of irrigation systems such as overhead irrigation that
would be used in a greenhouse, misted system used for propagation as well
as drip irrigation for raised beds.  Teachers will also learn how to set up
irrigation timers and zones.  This will be a hands on workshop that
directly relates to the nursery landscape standards.

*There are 11 openings....*
*CTAERN 4615 - Teaching Landscape Design for Beginners  *
*Date & Time**  - 8:00am - 5:00pm - July 13th - July 14th*

*Instructor - Greg Huber w UGA Center for Urban Ag *
*Location* - University of Georgia - Griffin Campus - Griffin, GA
*This workshop is a two day workshop designed to help teachers new to
teaching landscape design develop a fun and rigorous curriculum that
incorporates both indoor and outdoor activities to engage high school

Melissa Riley
Central Region Ag Education
Horticulture Teacher
1005 State University Drive,  Box 4060
Fort Valley, GA 31030
office - 478-825-6067
cell - 478-973-4071