CAERT's mission is to develop materials and training that support
science-based instruction in all areas of agricultural and
Center for Agricultural and Environmental Research and
Training, Inc., CAERT, was established in 1997 to serve the research
and development needs of agricultural and environmental educators.
Its mission is to develop
materials and provide training that support a sustainable future.
Its emphasis lies in assisting local, state, and national
institutions in developing materials that promote the integration of
science and technology into the agriculture classroom. CAERT
specializes in developing curriculum that meets local and national
learning standards in the science and math areas. All curriculum is
produced in a user-friendly format that makes it attractive to both
teachers and students. CAERT's training programs are tailor-made to
meet the local needs of teachers. The programs may be designed as
stand alone professional development activities or as support for
more effective implementation of new curriculum. Most training is
laboratory-based and activity-oriented. Participants take an active
role in all sessions.