Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture (NFBFA) believes in rewarding the efforts and energy of those committed to educating the next generation of leaders and consumers on the importance of agriculture.

Teacher of the Year

Annually, NFBFA recognizes two outstanding teachers and their innovative ideas of how they incorporate agriculture into their classroom environments. Two certified Nebraska K-8 teachers will receive the Teacher of the Year award and receive an all-expense paid trip to the annual National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference. Dates and location vary from year to year. Previous winners cannot be nominated for a second time.

All applicants will receive notification of the results by January 15, 2016. Download the PDF Application or click Apply Now below.

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  17. Answer the following questions

  18. Describe how you bring agriculture into your classroom. Include lesson plans or explanations of the lesson plans, photos, resources, or additional items you see fit. List the state standards in reading, science, math, and social studies that were met by teaching these lessons.
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  19. Describe how these activities, lessons, or units help your students gain an understanding and awareness that agriculture gives them food, clothing, shelter, and other essentials of life. Students work may be included.
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  20. Include two (2) letters of recommendation from a colleague, school administrator, or parent.
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