2017 Global Immersion Conference with CELA Belize

Explore best practices for designing safe, effective and affordable global experiences for your students of agriculture in San Ignacio, Belize, June 17 - 23, 2017.

 Experience the Experience: An interactive professional development experience in San Ignacio, Belize

Join Global Teach Ag! and CELA Belize June 17 - 23, 2017 in San Ignacio, Belize for a professional development event that will prepare you to lead global immersion experiences and familiarize you with agriculture-related opportunities in Belize.


  1. Identify best practices in facilitating global immersion experiences related to food, fiber and natural resources;
  2. Expand professional resources and networks for global learning in agriculture.

Who should attend?

  1. Secondary agricultural education teachers
  2. Extension educators
  3. University instructors of agricultural sciences
  4. Study abroad professionals
  5. Pre-service candidates of agricultural education

Event Details

This professional development event consists of two parts in order to accommodate busy schedules: a 2.5 day conference, and 2.5 day post-conference immersion experience.


Dates: June 17 - 20

Join us for 2.5 days of professional development to discuss best practices in facilitating global immersion experiences in agriculture.

Post-Conference Immersion

Dates: June 20 - 23

Explore agriculture and agricultural education in Belize, while exploring local sights and experiencing local culture.  Participants will conduct site visits to locations appropriate for future immersion experiences.


Online registration is now open. Guarantee your spot and get a $250 discount with early registration, ending February 15, 2017.  See the registration link for more information.

Option 1: Professional Development Conference

$1500 USD. Cost includes meals, lodging, tours and materials.

Option 2: Professional Development Conference and Post-Conference Immersion

$2000 USD. Cost includes meals, lodging, tours and materials.

Registration and payment deadlines

Early registration: February 15. Full payment due at time of registration.  Bonus: receive a discount of $250 with early registration.

Regular registration deadline: April 24.  Full payment due at time of registration.


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