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Porter County Master Gardeners Minors Certification

January 26, 2021

To make volunteers aware of best practices around minors, Purdue has a brief document that any Porter County Master Gardeners are strongly encouraged to review. This is REQUIRED every 2 years for any volunteer who has direct contact with youth at events like Earth Day at Valparaiso University, Junior Master Gardener programs, or school programs and is recommended for all Master Gardeners. Going through this brief certification will ensure your participation in any event where children are present. The process takes an average of 15 minutes to complete.


Please go to http://tinyurl.com/PUminorcert and download the document hyperlinked after the first brown box. Then answer the questions on that page and the rest of the questions that ensue regarding the document. If you answer a question wrong, it will highlight that question in red so you know what question(s) to fix. If you have questions, please talk to Nikky Witkowski at nikky@purdue.edu or 219-465-3555.

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