Each year, MAITC recognizes an outstanding Maine elementary or secondary school teacher(s) who use agricultural education materials and/or activities in the classroom to teach core subjects. The winning teacher(s) will attends the National AITC Conference which will be held in Kansas City, MO in June of 2017.
Now accepting 2017 applications Deadline October 7, 2016
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Northeast Livestock Expo Kids Day Fieldtrip May 19, 2017
Each year since 2014 funding from MAITC grants and additional sponsorships and donations have provided FREE BUS TRANSPORTATION to this amazing event that exposes students in grades K – 6 to animal agriculture here in our state. Last year over 30 exhibits showcased dairy, Oxen, beef cattle, swine, goats, Poultry, rabbits, Llama, Bees, Horses, Canine events, and much MORE! PRE-Register your class, grade or school EARLY to receive free bussing!
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29 Ag Education grants have been awarded to programs across the state totaling almost $60,000. Categories included Agriculture Awareness, Ag Leadership and School Gardens and Greenhouses in amounts of up to $1,000 or $3,000. 2017 Requests for Applications will be available in January. Congratulations to our successful programs! Good luck with your projects!
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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.
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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.
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