Communications Manager Announced for AITC-C
14 mars 2019
(Ottawa, Ontario) On April 8, 2019, Agriculture in the Classroom-Canada (AITC-C) will welcome Kim Sabourin as its new Communications Manager, based in Ottawa.
Kim Sabourin, born in Calgary, Alberta and raised just west of Ottawa, has primarily worked in the not-for-profit sector in communication and community relations’ roles. Kim has worked in the field of International Education and is currently the Manager of Communications and Member Engagement with the Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA). CSTA is where Kim got her start in agriculture and where she truly developed her passion for food and advocating for agriculture. Through engaging with CSTA members, partners and stakeholders Kim developed an understanding of the industry and an appreciation for the critical work being done. While at CSTA, Kim has had the opportunity to manage their brand refresh, develop a new website for the Association, reimagine many communication tools and more. While it will be difficult for her to leave CSTA, Kim is very excited about the opportunity to join AITC-C.
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Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month 2019
28 février 2019
Annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month 2019 will reach over 40,000 students!
Headingley, MB, March 1, 2019 – Agriculture in the Classroom - Canada (AITC-C), representing nine provincial Agriculture in the Classroom organizations, will participate in the eighth annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month (CALM) in schools across Canada for the month of March.
CALM is a hands-on program that encourages children to learn about and celebrate Canada’s agriculture and food story in various ways, including reading books about farming and food, watching videos and meeting with farmers and others in the agriculture industry. Building an awareness for students about the connection they have to local farmers and the agriculture and food sector is what makes CALM so impactful.
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Canadian Educator Resource Matrix
17 septembre 2018
This exciting new online tool will be a “one-stop-shop” for teachers across Canada who are looking for agriculture education resources that will connect directly to their provincial curricula. Teachers will be able to filter by grade, topic, and subject area to find the agriculture and food resources available to them to engage their students. This matrix has been designed to provide teachers with the most accurate, balanced and current information regarding Canada’s agri-food sector, and it is free of charge for users.
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