AITC Summer Teacher Institute

Teachers, immerse yourself in a week-long, hands-on learning experience that brings agriculture to life while you earn three professional development graduate credits. Open to teachers of grades pre-K through 8th grade in public and private schools.

Participants will:

  • Learn the importance of family farms and farmers
  • Discover new ways to make lessons meaningful through practical applications and teaching strategies 
  • Receive lesson plans aligned to state curriculum standards to use in your own classroom
  • Take home resources to teach students about agriculture and the benefits farmers add to the economy, the environment and the community

Date: June 10-14, 2019

Place: Hilton Columbia Center, Columbia, SC

Cost: $200. Your fee, along with sponsorship funds, provides tuition, some meals, lodging, farm tours & materials.

The class is limited to 50 students. Send no money now.  Fees will be collected upon notification of acceptance.

Applications due April 30, 2019. 

Download the application


2018 AITC Summer Teacher Institute Participant

" Ag in the Classroom is so much more than I ever expected. "

Heidi Sever

Greenville, SC