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'Grow to Learn '

Do you need something new and exciting in your classroom? Do you want to show students how they can grow to feed the world? Join Florida Agriculture in the Classroom as they model various types of growing systems including container gardens; grow buckets, hydroponic buckets and more! Each design integrates STEM concepts and allows students to solve solutions to the global food crisis through problem-based learning. Participants will leave with a copy of Grow To Learn and Gardening for Grades, educational resources for school gardens.

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Tracee Schiebel
Email: SCHIEBEL@AGTAG.ORG
Speaker Order: 1
Author Order: 1
Person Type: Primary Presenter
State: Florida
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Main Phone: 3528461391
Biosketch: Tracee Schiebel joined Florida Agriculture in the Classroom at their Education Program Manager in June 2017. Tracee has a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business Management from State University of New York at Cobleskill and a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Education and Communication from the University of Florida. Before joining FAITC, Tracee was a HungerU member, traveling the country educating students about agricultural solutions to hunger, as well as substitute teaching when not traveling. Before attending college Tracee was a New York FFA state officer.
Organization/Affiliation: Florida Agriculture in the Classroom, Inc.
Becky Sponholtz
Email: sponholtz@agtag.org
Speaker Order: 2
Author Order: 1
Person Type: Presenter 2
State: Florida
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Main Phone: 352-846-1391
Biosketch: Becky Sponholtz is the Executive Director of Florida Agriculture in the Classroom, Inc., a post she has held since February 2017. Before that, she served as FAITC's Education Program Manager. Before that, she was a middle and high school agri-science instructor and FFA advisor for nine years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and her Master of Agriculture from Auburn University. She is married to Corbin Sponholtz and has a son, Landon and daughter, Chandlee.
Organization/Affiliation: Florida Agriculture in the Classroom, Inc.