Summer Teacher Inservice

Urban Water: The Confluence of Food, Health and Commerce - June 9-12, 2014

In partnership with the Urban Water Institute, K-State Olathe presents a summer teacher inservice annually to prepare 20 Kansas teachers to educate high school students about future health challenges and careers related to zoonotic infectious disease, food safety and security, and food science through existing units and/or courses in biology, chemistry, life science, environmental science, and Career and Technical Education agriculture, health, biochemistry and biomedical pathways.

Who: High school biology, chemistry, life science, environmental science, FACS, and Career and Technical Education agriculture and biochemistry pathways teachers.

Resource Kits: Each participant will receive a resource kit to duplicate several of the labs presented at the workshop. Teacher Stipends: Twenty $500 Kansas teacher stipends will be provided to teachers to be used for graduate credit and/or to offset expenses incurred to attend the workshop. 

Graduate Credit: Upon successful completion of all required program requirements, participants are eligible for one graduate credit from Kansas State University. 

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Application Deadline: May 2, 2014 

Participant Notification of Acceptance: All applications will be reviewed and evaluated based upon the information provided in the application. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance into the workshop program by May 9, 2014.


Need more information?

Contact Micheal Strohschein with K-State Olathe at (913) 307-7342 or email