DETAILED SCHEDULE - Subject to Change

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Monday, June 20, 2016

TIME
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Pre-Conference Tours
(Subject to Availability)

'Grand Canyon Tour'

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

TIME
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Pre-Conference Tours
(Subject to Availability)

'Theodore Roosevelt Dam'
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM NAITCO Meeting

[Aztec C]
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Registration Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM NAITCO Dinner
[Offsite]

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

TIME Mohave East Mohave West Sachem East Sachem West Aztec A Aztec B Aztec C Arizona Room Kiva Room Sahuaro
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM Registration Open
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Exhibit and Silent Auction Set-up

[Wigwam Foyer]
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM Opening Luncheon
Welcome from Mark Killian, Director, AZ Department of Agriculture
Harvesting: Crops and Careers - Mark Anderson, USCHI

'Keynote Address: Focus on Impact…the lessons that matter'
David Mouser
[Wigwam Ballroom]
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Exhibits and Silent Auction Open
[Wigwam Foyer]
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Turn Ag Stories To Ag Movies
Cheryl Bombenger
The Geography of Agriculture
Denise Stewardson
Translating Applied STEM Research into Secondary Science (TASRs)
Jennifer Keshwani
Molly Brandt
Cory Forbes
Tyler Wolken
Feeding the World: Connecting Your Students to International Agriculture
Will Fett
Finding Your Oasis: The Wellspring of Ag in the Classroom Resources
Traci Curry
Cheryl Butterfield
STEMming Up Gardening for Grades
Becky Sponholtz
Lisa Gaskalla
Farming and Reading Throughout The Year
Dewandee Neyman
Mooing and Chewing Around Wisconsin
Ashley Prue
Bringing Biotechnology to Life
Angela Mayfield
Agriculture websites that will help your students bloom
Pam Hosimer
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM Coffee Break
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Scientists' Theater in Full Bloom
Jill Vigesaa
Virginia Deitz
Journey 2050
Lindsey Verhaeghe
Journey of a Gene - Bringing Biotechnology to the Classroom
Stacie Turnbull
Feeding the World: Connecting Your Students to International Agriculture
Will Fett
The QUEST for the Whole Enchilada
Melinda Jackson
Traci Curry
Growing A Classroom Through the Study of Seeds
Tanna Nicely
Chris Fleming
Courtney Bennett
Growing Literacy with Agriculture Book Bundles
Sue Knott
Write your way to the farm
Katie Aikins
Sarahbeth Belvado
Bringing Biotechnology to Life
Angela Mayfield
Math and Agriculture: A perfect fit
Christopher Szkutak
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Reception
[Wigwam Foyer]
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Opening Dinner - Ag Advocate Award, Live Auction
[Wigwam Ballroom]

Thursday, June 23, 2016

TIME Mohave East Mohave West Sachem East Sachem West Aztec A Aztec B Aztec C Arizona Room Kiva Room Sahuaro
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast - White Reinhardt and CHS Awards
[Wigwam Ballroom]
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM Registration Open
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Sharing a Watershed!
Pamela Justice
NPK! Fun with Fertilizer Facts!
Judy Culbertson
CyberSheep: Teach Genetics with a Sheep Breeding Simulation
Diana Webber
Molly Brandt
Engaging Girls in STEM Education
Natosha Newton
Engaging all Students: Adding Agriculture into the K-5 Classroom
Lisa Ann Taylor
Sarah Glenn
The A-MAZE-ING Mississippi River
Margaret Budde
Tanna Nicely
Language Arts & Agriculture
Cindy Hall
Eggs in the Classroom: Lesson Plans for All Ages
Jacinta LeDonne
First Peas to the Table
Angela Mayfield
Got Gas?
Betty Wolanyk
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Coffee Break
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
The 4Rs of Nutrient Stewardship
Tiffany Ballow
Rick Phillips
Debra Kearney
Classroom to the Cafeteria: Using an Untapped Farm to School Resource
Misty Friedman
Rich Friedman
Pollinators in the High School Biology Classroom
Erin Ingram
Mary Morrow
Cory Forbes
Molly Brandt
Engaging Girls in STEM Education
Natosha Newton
Come 'eat, drink and be merry' while doing Ag-Science activities
Craig Wilson
AgLIT (Agricultural Literacy through Innovative Technology): A Fully STEM-Integrated, Project-Based, Upper-Elementary Curriculum Module
Farah L. Vallera
Tech and Ag
Angela McCullough
Shawn Dzielawa
"Ag"cited About Pumpkins
Lynne Gibson
Stephanie Young
Planting the Seeds of Agriculture
Karrie Perrin
Growing with Grains
Becky Ridgeway
Terry Serio
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM Luncheon - National Teacher Awards
[Wigwam Ballroom]
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
We All Need Trees
Suzi Myers
Debbie Ruff
Aquaponics in the Classroom
Randy Mann
Strategies for 3-D Learning with Agriculture
Debra Spielmaker
Growing STEMS
Jennifer Bates
Dr. Rachael Flynn-Hopper
SOIL activities to get your hands soiled but not dirty. Dirt is soil that is 'out of place'.
Craig Wilson
Drive Through Florida:Vegetables
Arlette Roberge
Engaging with Multi-media Ag Texts
Brad Banning
Harvesting Crops and Careers & Consider the "Pulseabilities"
Lorri Brenneman
It’s Elementary – Learning the Basics of the Periodic Table
Debra Wagner
Pizza Comes From Farms?
Stacy DeVeau
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM Coffee Break - Silent Auction Closes
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
BUGDORK! Using insects to engage students and inspire learning
Kristie Reddick
Jessica Honaker
The Blooming Mystery
Mary Beth Bennett
The Quad Squad: Drones in Agriculture
Denise Stewardson
Standards-based education: S.T.E.A.M. lessons for grades 3-6
Browning Neddeau
The Mall of the Future vs. The Ag Mall
Beth Switzer
Making Connections to Everyday Learning
Elizabeth Russell
What's Your Beef?
Tiffany Selchow
Building from the Bag
Dr. Eugenia Badger
Desert Greenhouses
Jennifer Esposito
Cultivating Agriculture through the Arts
Erica Summerlin
Darlene Petranick
6:15 PM - 8:30 PM Fiesta on the Lawn - Buffet and Networking

Friday, June 24, 2016

TIME Mohave East Mohave West Sachem East Sachem West Aztec A Aztec B Aztec C Arizona Room Kiva Room Sahuaro
7:00 AM - 8:45 AM Closing Breakfast
Thank you Arizona, Hello Kansas City!

'Keynote Address: Fluent in 'Bug': The magical language that inspires learning'
Jessica Honaker Kristie Reddick
[Wigwam Ballroom]
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM Registration Open
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Mini-Workshop Sessions. Presentations are 25 minutes long, repeated 4 times. (Choose 4)
Awesome Openings and Outstanding Endings
Sue Knott
Agriculture Education Joins the 21st Century - Online Agriculture Classes
Kassi Simpson
Leroy Nelson
Tasty Tips for Taste Tests!
Judy Culbertson
Judy Culbertson
AgExplorations
Kristie Popa
Gardens in and out of your school
Kevin Duplissie
Pizz-A-Thon: Engaging Activities to Teach Ag Literacy.
Liz Sample
Beautiful Bees
Luci Eblin
Newspaper Ag Bags
Virginia Deitz
Jill Vigesaa
Fruits, Nuts, and Veggies, Oh My!
Audrey Harmon
Cheri Long
Poultry in the Classroom
Todd Willis
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Exhibit Break-down

[Wigwam Foyer]
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Post-Conference Tours
(Subject to Availability)

'Grand Canyon Tour.'