Irrigation Association 2020 Faculty Academy registration now open

The Irrigation Association announced that its landscape Faculty Academy will be held at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill., June 18-19. The event is free to attend and allows instructors to network with fellow academics and discover irrigation-related curriculum to implement in their classroom.

Instructors teaching at high schools and two- and four-year institutions are encouraged to attend. Travel grant assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis to qualifying applicants.

Participants must register by May 14. Sessions include the following:

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

Again this year, landscape Faculty Academy will provide two introductory sessions: Irrigation Components and The Why Behind Irrigation. These sessions will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 1-5 p.m. These sessions are intended for novice instructors and will be a great building block for the two days to come.

The full schedule, travel information and registration link for each event can be found at