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Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Award

Awards to Florida Public and Private School Teachers
to Promote Agricultural Literacy in the Classroom

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Florida Agriculture in the Classroom (FAITC)

Deadline Date:

11/15/17

Description:

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Awards of up to $500 to Florida public and private school teachers who integrate agriculturalal lessons into their curriculum. There are four categories of awards: elementary school, middle school, high school, and middle school agriscience. From there, the funding source will pick on overall winner. The overall winner will receive a $500 honorarium and the other winners will receive $250.

These awards are intended to recognize teachers for their amazing agriculture lessons and projects they are doing with their students. Teachers will be asked to demonstrate their methods of integrating and instructing one or more of the following national agricultural literacy themes in their classroom:

- Agriculture and the Environment
- Plants and Animals for Food, Fiber and Energy
- Food, Health, and Lifestyle
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
- Culture, Society, Economy and Geography

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 149407

Estimated Size of Grant:

The overall winner will receive a $500 honorarium and the other winners will receive $250. Winners win a trip to the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference in Portland, ME, June 26-29, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any teacher in the state of Florida is eligible to apply for the 2018 Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture Awards. This includes both public schools and private schools.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to apply is November 15, 2017.

Winners will win a trip to the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference in Portland, ME, June 26-29, 2018.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Click here to apply online: https://tmp.wufoo.com/forms/excellence-in-teaching-about-agriculture-award/

Florida Agriculture in the Classroom, Inc.
1352 Sabal Palm Drive
Building 941
P.O. Box 110015
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: (352) 846-1391
Fax: (352) 846-1390
Email: faitc@ifas.ufl.edu

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida