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National Agriculture in the Classroom

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Summary 2021 — South Carolina

State Contact

Ms. Jill Jeffords
South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation
P.O. Box 754
Columbia, SC 29202
P: 803.936.4237
E: jjeffords@scfb.org
Website

Innovative Programming Conducted and Educational Resources Developed

  1. Book of month lesson plan - https://www.scfb.org/book-month-archives
  2. Various virtual field trips featured on our Facebook page in the video section (https://www.facebook.com/scagintheclassroom)
  3. Two 360 videos (poultry and soybeans) that will be utilized in our Mobile Learning Lab VR goggles.
  4. Bee A Friend to Pollinator online course partner with Clemson Extension School & Community Gardening program

Major Program Impacts or Outcomes

100% of participants in virtual workshops indicated they would come to AITC professional development again in the future.

Program Leader Biosketch

I hold a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education and have over 6 years of experience in the school setting as a teacher and literacy coach. I have extensive training in literacy education, including Literacy Lessons (Reading Recovery for the Classroom Teacher) from Clemson University. I have been the Director of SC Ag in the Classroom for almost 4 years.