Educators

Green careers require water management and irrigation knowledge and skills. Whether you’re looking to develop a new course, expand existing curriculum or help your students find rewarding careers, the Irrigation Foundation offers a variety of programs and resources for educators.

  • Expand your professional network, learn about the latest industry developments and see irrigation in action at the Foundation’s free, two-day Faculty Academy.
  • Nominate a peer for the Excellence in Education Award, which recognizes exceptional instructors teaching irrigation, water management or water conservation.
  • Provide your students and yourself with exposure, experience and education through the Irrigation E3 Program, which brings both learners and instructors to the annual Irrigation Show & Education Conference.
  • Encourage your students to apply for the Irrigation Foundation’s Scholarship Program. Scholarships will be awarded based on the student’s letter of intent, financial need, reference letters, resume and transcript.
  • Connect students with potential employers through theIrrigation Career Link.
  • Discover classroom, lab and online resources to integrate irrigation concepts, technologies and best practices into your curriculum.
  • Educate your students about the benefits of professional certification for their future careers.
  • Encourage students to show off their expertise at competitions sponsored by industry organizations.