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Ag-in-the-Classroom (AITC) Outstanding Teacher Award

Award to an Arkansas PreK-12 Teacher for
Using Agricultural Concepts in the Curriculum

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Foundation / Corporation

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Arkansas Farm Bureau

Deadline Date:

03/16/18 Postmarked


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Award of $1,000 to an Arkansas PreK-12 classroom teacher for outstanding integration of agricultural concepts into the regular curriculum. Nominations are encouraged for teachers who help students understand the importance of the agricultural industry while meeting required educational standards.

Learning activities may include, but are not limited to, understanding agriculture’s impact on personal lives, the environment, the economy, our national heritage, and national security. Innovative and interdisciplinary programs are encouraged.

The teacher selected will receive a $1,000 stipend as well as a scholarship to attend the 2018 National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference to be held in Portland, Maine, June 25-29. The scholarship will cover the teacher’s full registration, lodging, travel, and meals.

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GrantWatch ID#: 178202

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The winning teacher will receive a $1,000 stipend as well as a scholarship to attend the 2018 National Agricultural in the Classroom Conference.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any certified teacher currently engaged in classroom instruction at the PreK through 12 levels who is integrating agricultural concepts into non-agricultural curricula is encouraged to apply.

Prior winners of this award are ineligible for future awards under this program.

Pre-Application Information:

Self-nominations, as well as nominations from school faculty, community leaders, or parents are invited.

Applications must be submitted by certified mail postmarked no later than March 16, 2018 to the address listed below.

Contact Information:

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

Matt Jackson
Senior Education CoordinatorArkansas Farm Bureau Federation
P. O. Box 31
Little Rock, AR 72203-0031

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arkansas