Four Florida Teachers Selected for 2019 On the Farm STEM

May 10, 2019

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture announced participants for On the Farm STEM professional development events. The training is designed to bring science to life for young people with the help of American beef cattle ranchers, researchers, nutritionists and veterinarians.

Catrina Liptak, Beachside Montessori Village;  Sheila Watson, Leon County Schools; Sheryl Arriola, Broward County Public School District; and Amanda Mortimer, Coral Springs High School were among 60 participants selected out of 550 applications. The participants will travel to Kansas City, Kansas and Syracuse, New York for the training programs.

The Beef Checkoff Program funded the development of the training and supporting resources.

For more information, visit On the Farm for information about how to build awareness, understanding and a positive public perception of agriculture through education.