FDA Virtual, Summer Professional Development Program in Food Science

FDA Virtual, Summer Professional Development Program in Food Science

Deadline for applying is May 15, 2021

The FDA Virtual Professional Development Program in Food Science is a free training program for middle level and high school science, agriculture, health, and family and consumer science (FCS) teachers. This program provides teachers with an opportunity to learn how to provide inquiry-based lessons in food science for their students. This ongoing program is supported and directed by the FDA and administered by Graduate School USA.

This is a virtual workshop event scheduled for July 12 - 16 and July 19, 2021.

Selected teachers are asked to implement the supplemental curriculum in their classrooms during the 2021-2022 school year and to do a workshop based on the curriculum for other teachers.

To apply on line – deadline May 15, 2021- go to: https://www.teachfoodscience.org

The Science and Our Food Supply curriculum guides on food safety, nutrition, and agricultural biotechnology on which the summer program is based are available from this website - https://www.fda.gov/food/students-teachers/science-and-our-food-supply

We strongly suggest you review these guides before applying for the summer workshop.

For more information, contact Mimi Cooper at mimicooper@verizon.net

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