This competitive award will recognize an outstanding teacher for their creative efforts to teach students about the importance of agriculture. Teachers currently engaged in integrating agricultural concepts into non-vocational agriculture classroom settings at the K-12 level are eligible. This may be an individual teacher or a team of teachers.
Teachers must use agricultural information and/or materials within their classroom curriculum in an effort to help students understand importance of agriculture. Innovative and interdisciplinary methods are encouraged.
Judging will be based on these three criteria:
The award presentation will be at the 2023 Fall Harvest Dinner at the OSU Alumni Center in Corvallis. Nominations will be evaluated by a panel of judges familiar with agriculture, education and Agriculture in the Classroom.