In 2019 the competitive MAITC grant program awarded over $60,000 to about 50 different schools and non-profit organizations. The new 2020 deadlines and Requests For Applications are now available.
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August 3 – 7 at University of Maine Orono
The 2020 Teachers Institute will include a collaboration with the Eastern Apicultural Society's Conference and a session with a nationally renowned youth educator on pollination and working with bees and students. Many other aspects, curricula and tours will also be part of the agenda. 36 Contact hours / 3.6 CEUs will be awarded
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This session will reveal everything teachers need to know to have their own successful aquaponics program. Participants will experience hands-on training working directly with a small commercial sized aquaponic system. One participating teacher will win a STEM Garden classroom aquaponics system donated by Maine Agrotech (valued at $1,900)
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The 2020 NEW book, developed by MAITC with the Maine School Garden Collaborative, will be "Plant Something for ME".
Complete Evaluation for Teachers
Complete Evaluation for Volunteer Readers
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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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