Summary 2021 — New Mexico
Innovative Programming Conducted and Educational Resources Developed
The new New Mexico Ag Literacy Project used the book "Right This Very Minute"
To create resources and an easy hands-on science activity: https://newmexico.agclassroom.org/teacher/literacy/.
Major Program Impacts or Outcomes
In-person school outreach remained limited due to COVID restrictions and volunteer hesitancy well into 2021. Fortunately, NM Ag in the Classroom was able to increase our teacher trainings by 81% and our social media engagement and eLearning by 15%.
Program Leader Biosketch
Traci Curry graduated with a degree in education from Eastern New Mexico University. She spent eleven years in the classroom as an elementary teacher before coming to New Mexico Farm & Livestock Bureau and the New Mexico Agriculture in the Classroom (NMAITC) program. She has been the NMAITC state contact since 2011.