UAPB Merchandising, Textiles, Design Program to offer June 10 teacher workshop


The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Merchandising, Textiles and Design Program will offer a summer teacher workshop on from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 10, in the Adair-Greenhouse Building.

Led by MTD instructor Kalari Turner, the workshop will feature an overview of the university’s Department of Human Sciences, a presentation of the accomplishments of MTD students and faculty, tours and demonstrations. Activities include a cooking and nutrition demonstration.

Teachers will also have a chance to engage in open discussion during the “What Students Need to Succeed in College” session.

The free workshop is open to high school teachers and others who have a master’s degree in any field and work experience or significant interest in the merchandising, textiles and design field.

Continuing education units will be available.

The deadline to register for the conference is June 5. Lunch will not be provided. Details: Kalari Turner at 575-8813 or turnerk@uapb.edu or Kaye Crippen at 575-8367 or crippenk@uapb.edu.