grants & awards
MAITCFoundation Outstanding Teacher Award
One MAITC Outstanding Teacher Award will be given to an educator currently engaged in classroom instruction at the K-12 grade levels. This award will recognize the teacher for his/her creative efforts to teach students about the importance of agriculture.
The winning Minnesota teacherwill receive $500 and have up to $1,500 of his/her related expenses paid to attend the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference June 20-23, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. If the winning teacher chooses not to attend the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference, he/she will not receive the $1,500 designated for travel expenses.
Minnesota licensed teachers that are currently engaged in integrating agricultural concepts into non-agricultural education classroom settings at the K-12 grade levels are eligible. This may be an individual teacher or a team of teachers. Please note: Only one award and cash prize totaling $2,000 will be made per team. High School and Middle School Agricultural Educators are not eligible for this award.
Applications must be completed and submitted by midnight on November 1st, 2016.
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