AFNR CASE Institute
Who: Agriculture teachers
Contact: Travis Park (firstname.lastname@example.org) for additional information
Curriculum: CASE Curriculum complements the NC Blueprints for Agriculture by integrating inquiry-based, robust science experiments that bring the sciences of agriculture to life for your students. CASE prepares students for both collegiate studies of agriculture and agricultural careers.
Dates: 4:00 pm, Sunday, July 26, 2020 through 3:00 pm, Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Travel: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is 20 minutes from campus. Uber or Lyft are the best options for travel between RDU and NC State.
Lodging: Wolf Village Apartments on NC State campus. Arrangements will be 4-room, 4-person, suite-style rooms. Each suite includes a kitchenette with refrigerators. Common areas are available on the floor for collaboration and fellowship. Linens and towels are provided.
Plan to arrive at NC State University by 3 pm on Sunday, July 26, 2020, for your institute orientation. During orientation, you will be provided with a complete schedule for the duration of the institute.
- (M-F) Classes start promptly each day at 8 am and finish at 5 pm. We will provide breakfast daily. There will be a one-hour break each day with lunch served at NC State dining.
- Each evening will be a scheduled group meal at NC State dining for all participants or a group meal with group activities. Participants will have homework to complete on several evenings.
Weekend Off – August 1-2: NC State AFNR Institute participants will have the weekend to explore beautiful North Carolina. Raleigh is located in The Triangle with lots to see in the surrounding area including nearby Durham and Chapel Hill. The city is only a two-hour drive from the Carolina coast and gorgeous beaches, and only four hours from Asheville and the Blue Ridge Mountains. There will be a planned trip west to the mountains that participants can join, or participants can sightsee and enjoy the weekend on their own. Each participant will have their room at NC State University reserved for the entire duration of the Institute. All weekend activities (including meals) will be the responsibility of participants.
Mel Phelps is a 21-year veteran agriculture teacher from Lowville, NY. He has served as a CASE Lead Teacher for the past 5 years.
Liz Tinaglia is an agriculture teacher from Owatonna, MN. She has worked with CASE for the past several years.
Cost: $2,800* including lodging and meals.