2016 Global Learning in Agriculture Conference

The mission of the Global Learning Conference in Agriculture is to create space for innovation and collaboration in developing global learning opportunities throughout the K-20 education continuum. The conference was held online on January 8, 2016.

Conference Report

The 2016 Global Learning in Agriculture Conference was held on January 8, 2016.  Please see the Conference Report or press release for more information on the outcomes of the event. The #GLAG16 video recordings of the keynote and conference presentations are now available to non-registered individuals.

Learning Locally: Growing Globally

Are you interested in "globalizing" your agriculturally-focused instruction?  The Global Learning Conference in Agriculture is designed to help you create global learning opportunities for students in any agricultural discipline.

When: January 8, 1:00 - 5:00 PM EST

Where: Online via Adobe Connect

Core Values

  1. Purposeful, meaningful global learning can occur on and off campus.
  2. There should be coordination from all levels of agricultural education to ensure maximum student growth on the global competency continuum.

Who should attend?

  • Current secondary and post-secondary agriscience educators of all disciplines
  • Pre-service agriscience educators of all disciplines
  • Vendors and stakeholders in global learning


Learning outcomes

  1. Identify resources and opportunities for global learning integration in agriculture education curriculum
  2. Share scholarship related to global learning in agriculture
  3. Share best practices for effective immersion experiences
  4. Engage in innovation: explore global agriculture innovation, develop collaborative research projects and create future instructional programming


Benefits of registration

For a registration fee of only $30, you will receive:

•One of only a limited number of spots in this year’s Global Learning in Agriculture conference on January 8, 2016 [Note: To ensure the best experience, we are limiting capacity]

•Access to a live keynote titled, “Curating Partnerships in Developing Global Competence: The task of  21st Century K-20 Educators”  delivered by Dr.  Caitlin Haugen, an Education Program Specialist with the Peace Corps and immediate access to archived recording for future instructional use.

•Opportunity to attend two breakout sessions with presentations on best practices of globalizing curriculum on campus in you schools and best practices for conducting immersion experiences.

•Access to a virtual vendor fair in which you can collaborate with businesses and programs that are interested in helping you achieve your program or individual growth goals.

•Access to the “After Party with Peace Corps”; Opportunity for specific in-depth conversations about the opportunities for agriculture and agricultural educators in the  Peace Corps mission and programming.

•Win fabulous door prizes, before, after and during the event!

•Finally, register before December 11th to receive an exclusive “Conference in a Box” with critical materials (and wickedly awesome cool stuff) for you have an enjoyable conference experience.


Conference Agenda

Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Caitlin Haugen, Education Program Specialist with the Peace Corps.  Click the above link to explore additional conference offerings.

Open to all - #GLAG16 After Party

Don't miss out on the fun!  Join us for the #GLAG16 After Party.

Request for Presentations [DEADLINE PASSED]

You are invited to share your scholarship and best practices at the 2016 Global Learning in Agriculture Conference.  Click the above link for more information.