The purpose of this course is to share best practices and resources to establishing and managing successful school garden programs in early childhood centers. Participants will learn the steps to starting a new school garden, funding requirements, curricular resources, and basic design features that all school gardens should follow. Additionally, participants will engage in a hands-on activity demonstrating how school garden can support standards-based learning and hear from a panel of experts on best practices. Come with questions and concerns!
Course Level: Basic
Registration: www.dcpdr.com by Wednesday, October 9th or call Patricia Irby (202) 727-8124
Sponsored by: OSSE - Wellness Nutrition Services
Core Knowledge Area(s): Curriculum; Health, Safety and Nutrition