Kansas Foundation for
Agriculture in the Classroom

September 2018 Teacher Feature

September 2018 Teacher Feature

Our September Teacher Feature is Melinda Littrell from Bartlett Elementary School in Bartlett, Kansas. Littrell has been teaching for thirty-three years and currently teaches third grade homeroom, along with fourth and fifth grade science classes. Littrell firmly believes that the best things in the world are children and animals. Teaching…

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Teacher Grant Opportunities

Teacher Grant Opportunities

We would like to share these national grant opportunities with our Kansas teachers! White-Reinhardt Scholarships, Grants Available Scholarship for 2019 NAITC Conference Teachers and volunteers can apply to receive a $1,500 White-Reinhardt Scholarship to attend the 2019 National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference ‘AgVenture in the Natural State’ in Little…

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2019 Teacher of the Year

2019 Teacher of the Year

Nancy Smith, a first-grade teacher at Bentwood Elementary School in Olathe, was recently named the 2019 Janet Sims Memorial Teacher of the Year by Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (KFAC). KFAC’s Janet Sims Memorial Teacher of the Year award recognizes teachers who instill passion for learning about agriculture…

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2018 Teacher of the Year

2018 Teacher of the Year

For Wanda Small, incorporating agriculture in her classroom is second nature. Having grown up on a dairy and grain farm in Atchison County, Small was no stranger to agriculture or education as she decided to pursue her teaching career. “Growing up as a 4-H’er who ‘taught’ others through demonstration and…

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May 2018 Teacher Feature

May 2018 Teacher Feature

Nancy Smith, this month’s KFAC featured teacher, has always been dedicated to education. She knew since she was young that she wanted to be a teacher. Smith is a first-grade teacher at Bentwood Elementary in Olathe. She has been teaching for 14 years, and although she doesn’t have that much…

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