Announcements

New NAITCO Leaders, Executive Committee Elected for 2019-20

The National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization (NAITCO) recently elected officers to lead the group in its efforts to increase agricultural literacy in K-12 classrooms across the country.
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NAITCO, AFBF Foundation for Agriculture Partner to Strengthen K-12 Agricultural Literacy

National Agriculture in the Classroom and American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture have reached an agreement to work more closely together to strengthen agricultural literacy in classroom across the U.S.
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4 AITC State Programs to Receive 'Fire Up' Grants

The National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization (NAITCO) has selected four state Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) projects for funding this year as part of a competitive grants program called 'Fire-Up Grants' to support the growth of agricultural literacy in pre-kindergarten-12th grade classrooms across the country.
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6 AITC State Programs Receive 'Fire Up' Grants

National Agriculture in the Classroom with support from the USDA/NIFA is funding six new, existing and expanding programs with state AITC programs across the country with a new 'Fire Up' Grant opportunity. Two states received grants for new 'Start Up' projects (Pennsylvania, California). Two states received grants to expand existing 'Scale Up' projects (Alaska, New Hampshire). Two states received grants for professional development 'Jump Up' projects (Michigan, Virginia).
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12 AITC State Programs Receive 'Fire-Up' Grants

National Agriculture in the Classroom with support from the USDA/NIFA funded 12 new, existing and expanding programs with state AITC programs across the country with a new 'Fire Up' Grant opportunity. Four states received grants for new 'Start Up' projects (Alaska, Oregon, Oklahoma). Four states received grants to expand existing 'Scale Up' projects (Virginia, Nebraska, Florida, New Jersey). Five states received grants for professional development 'Jump Up' projects (Illinois, Iowa, Arizona, Minnesota, California).
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