The 2021 CASE NRE Virtual Institute was a success.  22 teachers earned their NRE Certification

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Check back for updated information on the 2022 CASE Institute.

In partnership with University of Maryland, Carroll County Public Schools is hosting  CASE NRE Institute in July 2021.  We have hosted CASE Institutes since 2013.

Natural Resources and Ecology,  - July 19 - 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and July 26 - 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2021 -  $2700  The Orientation will be on Sunday July 11, 2021, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to download the curriculum and resources.  The Orientation and all 8 days are required.

Each particpant will be shipped a Host PD package (CASE polo shirt, CASE Institute binder, and other materials) and a Vendor PD package (Materials and supplies necessary for completing the required labs during the virtual CASE Institute, equipment not included)

Please contact Ted McNett, if you have any questions or for more information including a copy of our W-9

CASE 2019 particpant group photo in front of FSK High School

2019 CASE Agricultural Sciences – Plant - Fast Track


Description:   Natural Resources and Ecology (NRE), Monday July, 18 – Wednesday, July 28, 2021.  The Orientation will be held prior to the CASE Institute. The Institute is Monday – Friday 9:00a.m. to 4:00 p.m  all days.  

Registration:, select

  • Carroll County Schools, Maryland - July 18 - 28, 2021 (fast track) - $2700


    Dates Orientation is on Sunday July 11 and training is July 18 - 28, 2021

2021 NRE Fast Track registration is $2700.  The registration fee includes all CASE fees, a Host PD package and a Vendor PD package shipped to the participant.  Registration Fee for either institute must be paid or purchase order received prior to the beginning of the Institute.  Please submit a Purchase Order to Carroll County Public Schools immediately after registration to confirm that payment will follow.  Submit POs via fax at 410-751-3159 or via postal mail at:

Carroll County Public Schools
CASE Institute, Office of CTE
125 North Court Street
 Westminster, MD 21157

Contact:  Ted McNett: or 410-751-3049.  Email is preferred.  You may provide a phone number for a return phone call. 



Complete the online registration and choose Carroll County, Westminster, MD and complete the registration form by selecting this site and date for the institute you will be attending. Please be aware that all registrations must be paid in full or a confirmed purchase order received at the start of the CASE Institute. You will receive an invoice directly from the hosting institute you are attending.



Participant Registration Cancellation 
A cancellation fee has been adopted since 2014. The cancellation fee has been implemented to reduce the number of last minute cancellations or no-show registrations. We will charge a $250 cancellation fee for registration cancellations made within 30 days of the start of the institute. In situations of no-show registrations without prior notice, the non-refundable fee will be $1000. The fee may be waived for extenuating circumstances beyond the participant’s control.