Professional development sponsored by PAAE and the Center for Professional Personnel Development at the State Legislative Leadership Conference this year:

Sunday March 15th
Afternoon/Evening - Proficiency Application Judging - please join us to assist in judging proficiency awards and learning what makes a great application. This activity is open to all teachers regardless of experience and is a great way to gain some tips to help your students fill out applications in the future.

Monday March 16th
9:00 - 9:45 am Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow - Emily Yeiser of the Center for Dairy Excellence will be sharing information about the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow curriculum. This program has been recently updated and is an online curriculum with multiple courses in different areas of dairy science. Teachers can have a class participate or a single student. Students can earn certifications upon completing the courses. Come find out more about this great program.

10:00 - 11:00 am PSU Pesticide Education will be presenting information about changes in the Worker Protection Standard and how agriculture teachers and producers can ensure that they stay compliant. Additionally they will present information about Pesticide 101 - an online training resource for teachers. *Core Credits will be offered for this session for teachers that currently have their pesticide license.

Act 48 hours will be available for the Monday sessions, please bring your PPID number!

Teachers are welcome to attend workshops even if they do not have students at the conference. All activities will take place in the registration room off the lobby of the Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel.