n Now in its 10th year, Mississippi State’s popular, limited capacity floral design workshop will take place July 20-24 on the university campus.
July 6 is the registration deadline for the 12 slots filled on a first-come basis, said Jim DelPrince, an associate professor of plant and soil sciences who will lead the event with faculty colleague Lynette McDougald, also manager of the University Florist, and Tanya Green-Gala of Copiah-Lincoln Community College.
Participants should bring a florist knife, shears and wire cutters. Took kits will be available at the campus florist and may be purchased on the first day.
Details on workshop fees and an application form may be accessed at theuniversityflorist.com/upcoming/workshop.html.
n On July 14-16, the Mississippi Department of Education will host the Mississippi Autism Institute, a workshop in Jackson aimed at instructing teachers and administrators on how to teach communication skills to children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disorders.
Dr. Vincent J. Carbone, director of a center-based clinic for children with Autism in Rockland County, N.Y., will be the key presenter.
Teachers will receive 2.25 Continuing Education Units credits and administrators will receive 15 School Executive Management Institute credits for attending all three days of the workshop.
The workshop fee is $75 and the deadline to register is June 15. To register online visit gsmu.mde.k12.ms.us.