Grow Academy: Application Form
A collaborative effort of Horticultural Science, Crop and Soil Sciences, Poultry Science, Animal Science, and Plant and Microbial Biology at North Carolina State University.

Empowers high school math, science, and technology educators with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on curricular activities to teach North Carolina Standards for Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Common Core Math concepts in an agricultural context.

This is an all-expense paid, residential, 3-day workshop hosted on North Carolina State University’s campus that will provide immersive and research-focused experiences in plant, animal, and soil sciences for secondary technology, science, and math educators.

Grow Academy will take place July 17th-19th.

Application Deadline: May 1

Questions: Joanna Eglinton (jcbell3@ncsu.edu)
First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:
Phone:
School Name:
School Address:
List the subjects/Courses that you teach.
How long have you been teaching?
List any teaching awards or certifications received.
Describe your teaching philosophy.
How do you make the concepts that you teach relevant to your students?
In the courses you currently teach, do you utilize agricultural, plant, or soil science concepts to help your students understand the materials being covered?
Provide an example of a hands-on curricular activity that you use in your classroom.
How might you use the knowledge, skills, and hands-on curricular activities of Grow Academy to teach North Carolina Standards for Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Common Core Math concepts in your classroom?
Please list any dietary restrictions.
Please email a Letter of Support discussing your teaching skills and how you will benefit from participating in this workshop to Joanna Eglinton (jcbell3@ncsu.edu) by the application deadline. This letter can be from a fellow teacher, principal, department head or guidance counselor. Thank you for completing the application for Grow Academy. We will notify you of our selections by June 1, 2018.
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