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Webinar: Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy Grant Program

USDA NIFA is inviting the public to join an informational webinar for the Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy grant program.

The Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy grant program (PDAL) (A7501) is being offered through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Education and Workforce Development (EWD) Request for Applications. For eligibility and more information, please consult the AFRI Workforce Development RFA ahead of time.

Grant Program Area Priority Description:
The PDAL program area seeks to increase the number of K-14 educational professionals trained in the food and agricultural sciences. Participants (teachers, post-baccalaureate pre-service teachers, counselors, administrators) are expected to develop and apply skills necessary for integrating food and agricultural science concepts in their classes; explore the opportunities available in food and agricultural science career paths; and/or forge mentorships with professional and business leaders, and faculty at four-year institutions.

Date:  July 28, 2022
Time: 1:00-2:00 PM EDT (12:00-1:00 PM CDT)
Please register in advance for this webinar

Program Contacts:
Dr. Carlos Ortiz, National Program Leader, email
Donna Hiatt, Program Specialist , email

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this webinar, please contact Donna Hiatt, at donna.hiatt@usda.gov. Language access services, such as interpretation or translation of vital information, will be provided free of charge to participants with limited English proficiency and those who require a reasonable accommodation upon request.

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