Area Teachers Awarded Agriculture in the Classroom Grants

Several area teachers are among recipients of Agriculture in the Classroom Teacher Supplement Grants.

The Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation has awarded a total of 155 grants to schools throughout Iowa to support the integration of agriculture into classroom instruction or after-school programs with an academic focus. The grants are designed to help teachers initiate new projects or expand existing projects that promote agriculture literacy in students. Grants can be used to fund innovative lessons, activities, classroom resources, guest speakers, outreach programs, field trips, and other projects.

Several Newell Fonda teachers have been chosen to receive an Agriculture in the Classroom grant including Julie Sievers, Amy Freese, Courtney Darrow, Kayla Wingert, Lisa Christiansen, Susan Hess, and Whitney McKeever. Other recipients include Amber Evans of Pocahontas Area, and Gene McBride of South Central Calhoun.



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