OAFE
Ontario Agri-Food Education Inc.
October 30 2014
Membership Information

Programs that your membership dollars help to support
 

Teacher Ambassador Program:
  • Training new teacher ambassadors to deliver classroom lessons where students will learn about
-    Local food and healthy eating
- Agriculture and the environment
- Career opportunities in agriculture
 -   Agricultural innovations and technology
 
Experiential Learning – Ag Events as the classroom
  • Teacher Ambassadors leading School tours and education  stations at agriculture events like Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show and the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
 
School Board & Teacher Engagement
  • Curriculum-linked, interactive, agri-food resources for all grade levels (kindergarten to grade 12) in a variety of subjects such as science, social studies, literacy, geography and family studies
  •  Interactive display booth or presentations on specific topics at teacher subject association conferences


Library of Educational Resources
  • Launch of growing careers initiative in 2013
  • Sharing of education station ideas with member AITC and Ag Education groups
  •  Educational packages for local “Agriculture In The Classroom” programs and educational events
  • Development of new interactive resources like Agri-Trekking Across Ontario