NEWS – November 2013 – Teacher Training – San Antonio, Texas

The AGWT, in partnership withAGWT 2013 Water for Teachers Workshop - San Antonio TX the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) organized the third annual training session at Palo Alto College for teachers from Central America. The teachers are in the US participating in a year-long Cooperative Association of States Scholarship program funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development. The training program involves giving basic background on water supply sources and water quality, getting the teachers motivated to include a focus on water in their classes and includes “hands-on” exercises to help develop and enhance water learning when the teachers return to their home countries.  In the photograph the teachers are involved in a “water pipeline” exercise that compares the infrastructure logistics and cost of on-site well water with the costs of water delivered by pipeline.