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Are you, or do you know a classroom teacher that uses agriculture consistently in the curricula? Annually Maine AITC recognizes one PK – grade 12 teacher from the state as our Teacher of the Year.
A fifth and sixth grade teacher at Edna Drinkwater School in Northport, ME, uses lessons across all subjects, an after-school garden club, a school greenhouse and student-run farm stand to bring ag literacy to her students and others in kindergarten through eighth grade.
Congratulations to Stacey Sanborn our Maine Agriculture in the Classroom 2022 Teacher of the Year! Stacey teaches 4th grade at Manchester Elementary School in Windham where she has been co-coordinator of the school garden and orchard for 18 years. Her curriculum includes agricultural topics in Science, Math, Maine Studies, Literature, art, nutrition and more!
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.