September 24, 2023

The Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy program area in the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s Education and Workforce Development program seeks to increase the number of K-14 educational professionals trained in the food and agricultural sciences. Participants — ranging from teachers to counselors and administrators) are expected to develop and apply skills necessary for integrating food and agricultural science concepts in their classes; explore the opportunities available in food and agricultural science career paths; and/or forge mentorships with professional and business leaders, and faculty at four-year institutions.

Total Awards: 16 awards (all awarded)
Total Funding: $7,312,000
Program: AFRI Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy (A7501)
CRIS Link:
NPL: Kellyann Jones-Jamtgaard

2022 Awardees:

  • Center for Getting Things Started
  • Clemson University
  • Dordt University
  • Drexel University
  • Edible Schoolyard NYC
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • Mississippi State University
  • New Mexico State University
  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • University of Alaska Anchorage
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • University of Puerto Rico-Utuado
  • University System of New Hampshire
  • Utah State University

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