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National Agriculture in the Classroom

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Summary 2020 —

State Contact

VACANT

Innovative Programming Conducted and Educational Resources Developed

N/A

Major Program Impacts or Outcomes

At the beginning of 2020, the Nevada Department of Agriculture determined the agricultural literacy coordinator's position would be realigned to meet other priority needs of the agency. At the time it was the goal to identify a new organization to take on the leadership of AITC but due to the COVID-19 pandemic those conversations have been postponed and the ag literacy coordinator will continue to provide basic support of the program until such a time as conversations can be held about the future of the state program.

Program Leader Biosketch

Amber grew up in southern Idaho, as the daughter of an agricultural educator and raising sugar beets and potatoes. This created a lifelong passion for agriculture and education. She holds a bachelor's of science degree in Agricultural Education from Utah State University and a Master's of Public Affairs from Indiana University at IUPUI. Amber has been in the role of agricultural literacy coordinator for the Nevada Department of Agriculture since 2014.