Andrea Fristoe

New Teacher News -- August 2019

Blog Post created by Andrea Fristoe on Aug 22, 2019


Totally Acceptable. . . . 

  1. To have an epic National Teach Ag Day Celebration planned for September 19th!
  2. To check out the Teach Ag Day Media Kit and get ready to celebrate on September 19th,
  3. To use the Teach Ag Day Ads to promote your ag program and the whole #AgEdu family,
  4. To participate in the National Teach Ag Day Commercial Contest & showcase your ag program or institution!
  5. To contact Andrea Fristoe about placing an order for a Teach Ag Kit or two!

My Corner of the World

Welcome back to a new school year! How is your desk looking so far?  For Chad Lewis, agriculture teacher at Mt. Juliet High School, in Tennessee, it's a brand new school year in his first-ever classroom!


Want Your Picture in New Teacher News???
Send a high-quality picture of your desk (or your colleague's desk) to Andrea Fristoe & look for your picture in an upcoming edition!


Ag Teacher Hack

Looking for classroom decor ideas? Have some leftover chapter t-shirts?

T-Shirt Inspiration for the Classroom
Display your leftover t-shirts from the past few years in your classroom to add some color and inspiration to your classroom environment!

Thank you Sarah Lewis Randall, agriculture teacher at Eudora Schools, Kansas for such an awesome idea!

This idea was posted on the  Ag Education Discussion Lab Facebook page.

Share Your Ag Teacher Hack!
Have a great idea or tip that is your "go to" in the classroom? Share it with us! Contact Andrea Fristoe and look for your Ag Teacher Hack in an upcoming edition of New Teacher News!


Stay Inspired!


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Before You Go. . . 

Celebrate 10 Years of Teach Ag!
This year's National Teach Ag Day is a celebration of a decade of our recruitment and retention efforts. Make sure to join us for our live festivities on Thursday, September 19th beginning at 11am EDT and share the positive impact agricultural education has made in your life!


Mark Your Calendar!





Contact Us

Ellen Thompson
Project Director

Andrea Fristoe
Program Manager


The National Teach Ag Campaign is a project of the National Council for Agricultural Education, led by the National Association of Agricultural Educators. For more information, visit the Teach Ag website. Funding for the National Teach Ag Campaign is provided by the CHS Foundation, Corteva Agriscience™, Growth Energy, and BASF as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.