Carrie Boyce, a first grade teacher in Sonoma County is our April Teacher Feature in our Cream of the Crop Newsletter!
“My favorite resource is the Literacy for Life grant that I received this year. It provides teachers with flexibility to add agriculture into their curriculum. The $500 helps provide supplies, field trips, pretty much any of the materials you will need to make your lessons happen.”
Learn more about Carrie and how she incorporates agriculture in her classroom in her Teacher Feature!
Meet California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom’s Outstanding Educator of the Year, Christine Klistoff from Fairmont Elementary School in Fresno County. Learn more about Christine and the work that she does along with the other 24 Literacy for Life Grant Recipients! Congratulations!
Literacy for Life Applications are due this week! Last year Ag in the Classroom awarded 25 teachers from 14 different counties and reached thousands of students through the Literacy for Life Grant Program! From building a library with agriculture books to growing gardens virtually at home, the opportunities to incorporate agriculture into your classroom for this grant are endless! We will be sharing additional ideas throughout the week!
“Students have gained a love and respect that agriculture has given them by seeing the options that are available to them. The ability to show them that the options to them are endless and that without agriculture none of these wonderful flavors, colors, textures and nutrition would be possible.” – 2019-2020 Literacy for Life Grant Recipient
Literacy for Life grants are designed to help initiate new projects or expand existing ones that promote agricultural literacy. Grants of up to $500 are provided to California K-12 educators to support the integration of agriculture into regular classroom instruction.