Multnomah and Washington County 4-H are proud to announce the 4-H Sustainable Schools Teacher and Volunteer Training January 25-27 in the Portland Metro area. This is a perfect opportunity for beginners and for those have some skills in school gardens. This 4-day conference is specifically designed to give teachers, 4-H Leaders, parents, high school youth and community members the knowledge and critical skills needed to engage youth in hands-on SUSTAINABLE garden concepts and curriculum; develop and manage school gardens; and implement youth focused garden projects in school and community settings.
Registration begins December 1st
Questions about registration?
TEACHERS AND SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS $155
TEACHERS AND SCHOOL VOLUNTEER TEAMS $115 - schools that send 3 or more teachers and/or volunteers will receive priority registration and 25% discounted fees
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: $290 (for community partners, agency staff, college students enrolled in teacher training programs and others who will not be working with a 4-H Member school)
Conference Schedule and Workshop Descriptions
(check out the following conference workshop descriptions. Information of these additional workshop descriptions coming soon).
Click the training theme links below to DOWNLOAD THE WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS
Maps and Directions
School Garden Tour Gathering Place
OSU Extension Metro Hispanic Office
10029 NE Prescott
SCHOOL GARDEN TRAINING
at Alpenrose Dairy
6149 SW Shattock Rd.
Portland, OR 97221
Hotels and Lodging
There are many lodging options in Portland to select from. Here are three hotels that provide reasonable lodging that are within 10 miles of our training site.
Aladdin Inn (2 miles southeast)
8905 Southwest 30th Avenue, Portland, OR 2.0 mi SE
Hospitality Inn (2 miles south)
10155 Southwest Capitol Highway, Portland, OR 2.0 mi S
Shilo Inn (2.6 miles west)
9900 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland, OR 2.6 mi W
Embassy Suites Portland - Washington Square (2.8 miles SW)
9000 Southwest Washington Square Road, Tigard,
Funding for this program is made possible with our partners from the Gray Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation and US Fish and Wildlife Service