Potomac Grange Partners with Ag in the Classroom

Georgia educator Carol Baker-Dunn received the 2017 Agriculture Advocate Award which is sponsored by the National Grange

Recently, Potomac Grange President Joan Smith attended the 2017 National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization (NAITCO) conference where more than 450 educators from around the country learned how to use agricultural concepts to teach reading, writing, math, science, social studies, and more.

The conference held three days of workshops showing kindergarten through 12th grade teachers how to use agriculture to teach core subjects. ┬áThe conference received partial funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute for Food & Agriculture (USDA/NIFA) and various other sponsors like The National Grange.