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What is Ag Literacy?
This is a Literacy program where volunteers are asked to share the story of agriculture by visiting elementary school classrooms around the state and reading a specially selected book with an agriculture theme. The Committee will send each registered reader a book and educational material for their class.
Join us for the Ninth Annual Louisiana Ag Literacy Project
We are pleased to announce that this year’s book is “Exploring Louisiana Agriculture,” written by Louisiana Ag in the Classroom volunteers. For the second time, readers will have the opportunity to read a book written specially about our state’s agriculture. “Exploring Louisiana Agriculture” takes readers on a journey through the many aspects of our agriculture industry. The book introduces the characters, Louis and Anna, two brown pelicans who help guide the journey.
Volunteers may schedule readings anytime from March 1 through May 2017. Please schedule visits in advance and adhere with the school district’s policy on classroom volunteers. No registrations will be accepted after April 1, 2017 and all readings should be complete by May 26, 2017.
To register, fill out the form below or download the brochure and mail in your form to the Louisiana AITC Office. You will receive a book and educator’s guide for each classroom indicated on your registration form. Forms must be received at least three weeks prior to the scheduled reading date. Registration forms must be completely filled out before materials will be sent.