Ashley MacDonald, Josh Harris, Tristen Hinkle and Jim Goodwin (missing from photo) from Marti Stevens Learning Center, Skowhegan received awards at our Annual Meeting in October.
The 2024 Read ME Agriculture program will be held March 18 - 22, for Maine grades PK-4 students. Inspired by our current focus on aquaculture, this year's book is "The Wakame Gatherers," written by Holly Thompson and illustrated by Kazumi Wilds. Every classroom that participates will receive a copy of the book and accompanying educator's guide, with aligned classroom activities.
The Northeast Livestock Expo Kids Day
NELE Kids Day May 18, 2023 with 1800 students, 150 chaperones, 25 educational stations, 45 buses, and TONS of ENTHUSIASM was a success! The group is starting to work on a program for 2024. Keep watching for more information.
The Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix is an online, searchable, and standards-based curriculum map for K-12 teachers and contextualizes national education standards in science, social studies, and nutrition education with relevant instructional resources linked to Common Core Standards.
Maine's first ever agricultural specialty license plate!
$10 from the sale of each set of this colorful plate will be transferred to a special fund for agricultural education programs in Maine administered by the Maine Agriculture in the Classroom Council.