Debbie Ackerman, Lockwood Park
Dennis Anthony, Winnebago Co. SWCD
Vickie Broos, U of I Extension-Boone Co.
Jackie DeBatista, U of I Extension- Winnebago Co.
Jaime Horstmeier, Durand Elementary
Dan Kane, Boone County Conservation Dist.
Scott Julius, COUNTRY Financial
Scott Lee, Conserv FS
Beth Limones, Seth Whitman Elementary
Jim Mulcahy, Boone Co. SWCD
Dr. Linda Oshita, R.O.E.
Corrine Sosso, Discovery Center Museum
In School Fieldtrips Available at no charge!
Ag in the Classroom offers in school fieldtrips throughout the school year. These 45 minute programs usually include a lesson, a hands on activity, and book or movie, depending on the program you request. Attached below is the brochure outlining the programs available for the 2017-18 School Year. Book early so you don't miss out....programs fill up quickly!
Agricultural kits are available to check out!
Listed below is a complete list of kits the Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom program has to offer to you! Kits have lots of variety, and can be used in classrooms from PreK all the way through 8th grade. These kits can be checked out by contacting the office at (815) 962-0653 or emailing our Ag Literacy Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AITC has a large library of agriculture based books appropriate for both the elementary and middle school levels. Click the link below for a listing of the books available. These are loaned out to teachers per your request. Just contact our office to reserve yours today!
AITC LIBRARY- Books available on loan
The Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom program and the IAA Foundation, along with the Illinois Farm Bureau® are pleased to announce our 2018-2019 Classroom grants.
Teachers are urged to apply for these (up to) $300 classroom grants to incorporate new and exciting agriculture related topics into their existing classrooms. Additionally, four $250 special book grants are available for teachers to easily incorporate lessons tied to the Common Core Learning Standards, into their existing Language Arts and Social Studies curriculum.
The 2018-19 Teacher Grant Applications are found at www.agintheclasroom.org, under Teacher Resources/Grants. Grants are available in electronic format and are due by October 1, 2018.
Ag Literacy Coordinator
Doni Nelson (right )and Katie Rudy (left)
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