Fall 2021 UConn ECE SPSS Workshop

Fall 2021 UConn ECE Marine Sciences Workshop

On Friday, October 22nd,  UConn Early College Experience, and the UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for Sustainable Plant and Soil Systems (SPSS), Dr. Julia Kuzovkina met with certified SPSS Instructors for their professional development workshop.

Prof. Morty Ortega  (also UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for Environmental Science) shared a presentation with the group "Generation Z, who are they? How we can work with them?" and letter led a discussion with the instructions on teaching agricultural sciences to Generation Z.

UConn SPSS courses offered through ECE.

2020 UConn ECE SPSS Workshop

UConn Early College Experience Sustainable Plant and Soil Systems (SPSS) Workshop

On Wednesday, October 14th UConn Early College Experience and UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for SPSS, Prof. Julia Kuzovkina met with ECE SPSS Instructors for their annual professional development conference.

The group discussed Phytotechnology (the use of plants for ecosystem services) and Phytoremediation (the practice of using living plants to clean up soil, air and water). Participants also received a free copy of Nature's Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation that Starts in Your Yard by Douglas W. Tallamy which was discussed as a part of the professional development conference.

    UConn Sustainable Plant and Soil Systems classes offered through UConn ECE.

    Sustainable Plant and Soil Systems (SPSS) Professional Development Workshop

    9-12-19 SPSS Professional Development

    On September 12th, UConn Early College Experience Faculty Coordinator for SPSS, Prof. Julia Kuzovkina welcomed her group of UConn ECE certified SPSS instructors to attend their annual professional development training. This year the instructors were able to meet with Professor Pamela Ronald from the University of California-Davis and later heard her lecture titled Serving up Science: Plant Genetics and the Future of Food. Dr. Ronald explained how genomic approaches are being used to produce the next generation of crops.

    UConn SPSS Courses through UConn ECE