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National Agriculture in the Classroom

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Summary 2021 — New Mexico

State Contact

Ms. Traci Curry
New Mexico Agriculture in the Classroom
2220 N Telshor
Las Cruces, NM 88011
P: 505.238.2425
E: agclass@nmflb.org
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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.