Farm Bureau's annual Ag in the Classroom Summer Teacher Institute shows teachers how Ag in the Classroom lesson plans and materials can help them reach students of all learning styles.
The Institute is designed for South Carolina Pre-K through 8th grade classroom teachers who hold a current teaching assignment.
You'll earn three (3) professional development graduate credits when you complete all course requirements (and you'll have lots of fun while doing it).
Dates: To be determined
Location: To be determined
Cost: $150. Includes tuition, hotel accommodations, some meals, farm tours, and a ton of materials to take home
Registration materials will be available around February 2014.
If you have additional questions, please send an email to Vonne Knight.
South Carolina’s Ag in the Classroom program is funded by a non-profit 501(c)(3) education foundation sponsored by South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation created to promote awareness and recognition of the importance of the sources of our food and fiber.
Agriculture and related agribusinesses are the number one industry in the United States, and the number one industry in South Carolina generating $34 billion annually and 200,000 jobs.
There are three components that form the structure of the Ag in the Classroom program:
County Farm Bureau members, including Women’s Committees, Young Farmer and Rancher Committees, County Boards and members-at-large contribute time and materials to support teacher participation and to encourage student appreciation of food and fiber sources.
For more information contact:
Ag in the Classroom
SC Farm Bureau Federation
P.O. Box 754
Columbia, SC 29202-0754
Vonne Knight, Director of Ag Literacy Programs
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