June 18-19, 2020
College of DuPage
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 

Register by May 14!

The 2020 landscape Faculty Academy is being held June 18-19 at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Horticulture, turf and landscape educators from across the country will spend two days networking and learning about irrigation-related curriculum that can be used in the classroom. The event is free to attend, and grant assistance to aid with travel expenses is available on a first-come, first-served basis with preference given to those whose institutions can provide partial financial support. It is open to all instructors teaching at high schools and two- and four-year institutions.

The sessions for the 2020 event include: 

  • Backflow Prevention for Landscape Irrigation (hands-on)
  • Greenhouse Irrigation 
  • Irrigation Components (June 17)
  • Irrigated Soils for Landscape Applications
  • Marketplace Trends
  • Tour of Spectrum Technologies 
  • Tour TBD
  • Using Pumps in Irrigation (hands-on)
  • The Why Behind Irrigation (June 17)

Those who are IA certified will receive 9.25 CEUs by attending Thursday through Friday. If attending all three days, you will receive 13.25 CEUs.

Take a look at the 2020 complete schedule and travel details. Register now! The registration deadline is May 14. 

Although there have been recent event cancellations related to COVID-19, landscape Faculty Academy is still scheduled to proceed at this time. If you are planning on attending, please continue to register. The Irrigation Association will monitor this situation as we continue to plan and approach the event date. As of now, we suggest holding off on making any travel arrangements until we have a better idea of this evolving situation. As always, the safety and health of our attendees and community is our priority. 


2020 Landscape Faculty Academy Sponsors