FDA Professional Development Program in Food Science

July 11 – 15, 2022

2022 Application

Provide all the requested information/responses in Parts A and B, your teaching certificate and letter of recommendation and support from your Principal/Supervisor.

Part A - Personal and School Data

Your application requires the following data:

Required Information and Documents

Note: You may attach your resume as additional information to this application below or email it to isabelle.howes@graduateschool.edu

Formal Education

Professional Organizations & Community Activities

Teaching Experience

Your resume should be named: First Name-Last Name-Resume-2022-App. Files should be in Microsoft Word Doc Format or Adobe PDF (.doc or .pdf) and less than 5MB

Part B - Application Questions and Documents

Your responses to all sections in Part B are critical to selection.
Application Questions - Please respond to the following questions in the text boxes provided; each response should be limited to 200 words.

There are 4 components to the Science and Our Food Supply (SOFS) Curriculum (Click on each for more information)
Science and Our Food Supply: Investigating Food Safety from Farm to Table
Science and Our Food Supply: Using the Nutrition Facts Label to Make Healthy Food Choices
Science and Our Food Supply: Exploring Food Agriculture and Biotechnology
Science and Our Food Supply: Examining Dietary Supplements

Question 1 - Select one Module from two of these Curriculum Guides that aligns with your current curriculum. Respond - How will these Modules complement one of the units that you will teach?

Question 2 - This training program includes supplies and compensation for participants to lead a required 6-hour training workshop for your colleagues. How will you engage your participants in the labs and activities?

2. PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION Please provide a copy of your current certification(s). If your current school does not require a teaching certificate, please email isabelle.howes@graduateschool.edu an explanation in lieu of the certificate.

Your Certification should be named: First Name-Last Name-Certification-2022-App. Files should be in Microsoft Word Doc Format, Adobe PDF (.doc or .pdf) or as an image (.jpg .png or .jpeg) and less than 5MB

3. Principal’s LETTER OF SUPPORT AND RECOMMENDATION Your Principal/Supervisor's recommendation and willingness to support your participation in this program is required. His/her letter should support your implementation of the curriculum in your classroom, as well as your presenting a Train-the-Trainer workshop (based on the curriculum) for your colleagues within a year of participation in the summer program.

Your Principal/Supervisor must email this letter directly to isabelle.howes@graduateschool.edu.

Review and Notification Process

Applications are reviewed by a team of educators who will select participants based on professional qualifications and responses to application questions.

This application and letter of support & recommendation must be received no later than 11:59 pm (EDT) May 27, 2022.

Applicants will be notified of decisions via email on or before June 6, 2022.

Questions? Concerns? Contact Isabelle Howes: isabelle.howes@graduateschool.edu.

If you are having issues submitting this form please email applications@teachfoodscience.org or try submitting an offline application by clicking here.