2018 Winter Michigan Horticulture Teachers PDI

2018 Michigan Horticulture Teachers Association
Winter Professional Development Institute
January 18-20, 2018
Comfort Inn, Southgate, MI

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    2018 MHTA Winter PDI Letter

    Please complete the Conference Registration Form online at: https://goo.gl/mfPZb1

    Dear​ ​Michigan​ ​Agriscience​ ​Educators:
    Please​ ​join​ ​us​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Michigan​ ​Horticulture​ ​Teachers​ ​Association​ ​Professional​ ​Development Institute​ ​(Winter​ ​PDI)​ ​being​ ​held​ ​at​ ​Comfort​ ​Inn​ ​in​ ​Southgate​ ​on​ ​January​ ​18-20,​ ​2018 Each​ ​year​ ​we​ ​strive​ ​to​ ​put​ ​together​ ​an​ ​interactive​ ​and​ ​dynamic​ ​agenda​ ​complete​ ​with​ ​industry professionals​ ​from​ ​the​ ​area​ ​in​ ​which​ ​the​ ​conference​ ​is​ ​being​ ​held.​ ​We​ ​are​ ​excited​ ​to​ ​have​ ​local business​ ​owners​ ​share​ ​their​ ​industry​ ​expertise​ ​with​ ​us,​ ​along​ ​with​ ​some​ ​current​ ​teachers​ ​who will​ ​lead​ ​workshop​ ​sessions​ ​focused​ ​on​ ​inquiry​ ​and​ ​techniques​ ​to​ ​better​ ​assist​ ​with​ ​preparing students​ ​for​ ​FFA​ ​career​ ​development​ ​events.

    From​ ​irrigation​ ​to​ ​technology​ ​and​ ​hydroponics​ ​to​ ​power​ ​tool​ ​safety,​ ​come​ ​ready​ ​to​ ​collaborate, connect​ ​and​ ​network​ ​in​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​most​ ​supportive​ ​learning​ ​environments​ ​you​ ​will​ ​find​ ​in education​ ​today.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​have​ ​never​ ​attended​ ​this​ ​conference​ ​before,​ ​make​ ​this​ ​the​ ​year​ ​you​ ​give it​ ​a​ ​try.​ ​If​ ​you’re​ ​new​ ​to​ ​the​ ​agriscience​ ​classroom,​ ​come​ ​meet​ ​some​ ​passionate​ ​educators!

    SCECHs​ ​will​ ​be​ ​offered​ ​to​ ​interested​ ​members.

    Silent​ ​Auction:​ ​​One​ ​tradition​ ​made​ ​possible​ ​year​ ​after​ ​year​ ​by​ ​the​ ​MHTA​ ​is​ ​the​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​provide a​ ​scholarship​ ​for​ ​a​ ​deserving​ ​individual​ ​through​ ​hosting​ ​a​ ​silent​ ​auction​ ​at​ ​the​ ​annual​ ​conference. We​ ​are​ ​asking​ ​that​ ​each​ ​attendee​ ​bring​ ​at​ ​least​ ​two​ ​donated​ ​items​ ​to​ ​contribute​ ​to​ ​the​ ​auction success.​ ​Items​ ​can​ ​be​ ​school​ ​related​ ​or​ ​miscellaneous.​ ​Regardless​ ​of​ ​the​ ​item,​ ​these​ ​funds​ ​will directly​ ​impact​ ​a​ ​student’s​ ​growth​ ​and​ ​education.

    Registration​ ​and​ ​Membership​:​ ​All​ ​participants​ ​who​ ​register​ ​prior​ ​to​ ​January​ ​5th​ ​will​ ​receive​ ​a MHTA​ ​hooded​ ​sweatshirt.​ ​Membership​ ​for​ ​2018​ ​is​ ​included​ ​in​ ​both​ ​the​ ​‘Full​ ​Conference’​ ​and ‘Friday​ ​Only’​ ​options.​ ​Please​ ​complete​ ​the​ ​Conference​ ​Registration​ ​Form​ ​online​ ​at https://goo.gl/mfPZb1​​ ​​.​

    ​Make​ ​checks​ ​payable​ ​to​ ​​Michigan​ ​Horticulture​ ​Teachers​ ​Association and​ ​send​ ​to: ATTN:​ ​Heather​ ​Pratt,​ ​Kent​ ​Center​ ​Tech​ ​Center,​ ​1655​ ​E.​ ​Beltline​ ​NE,​ ​Grand​ ​Rapids,​ ​MI​ ​49525 If​ ​you​ ​cannot​ ​attend​ ​this​ ​year’s​ ​conference,​ ​but​ ​would​ ​still​ ​like​ ​to​ ​become​ ​a​ ​MHTA​ ​member, please​ ​contact​ ​a​ ​board​ ​member​ ​for​ ​details!

    Hotel​ ​Accommodations:​ ​​Please​ ​contact​ ​Comfort​ ​Inn​ ​Suites​ ​18950​ ​Northline​ ​Rd.,​ ​Southgate,​ ​MI 48195​ ​​(734)​ ​287-9200​.​ ​We​ ​have​ ​a​ ​block​ ​of​ ​rooms​ ​reserved​ ​under​ ​“MHTA”​ ​at​ ​a​ ​cost​ ​of $89.00/night​ ​December​ ​20,​ ​2017.​ ​There​ ​are​ ​additional​ ​taxes​ ​and​ ​fees.​ ​Remember​ ​to​ ​bring​ ​your school's​ ​tax​ ​exempt​ ​number​ ​with​ ​you​ ​to​ ​avoid​ ​additional​ ​taxes.

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    If​ ​you​ ​have​ ​any​ ​questions,​ ​please​ ​contact​ ​Mike​ ​Suchy​ ​at​ ​​michael.suchy@lpps.info

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