Samantha Brubach, U of I Extension-Winn. Co.
Nicole Cabe, Lockwood Park
Ashleigh Fisher, Belvidere High School- Agriculture
Jaime Horstmeier, Durand Elementary
Wednesday Jordan, Winnebago Co. SWCD
Dan Kane, Boone County Conservation Dist.
Scott Lee, Conserv FS
Beth Limones, Seth Whitman Elementary
Bethany Meade, CEANCI
Jim Mulcahy, Boone Co. SWCD
Dr. Linda Oshita, R.O.E.
William Rose, East High School
Corrine Sosso, Discovery Center Museum
Bernie Walsh, Ag Producer
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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 email@example.com.
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
If you would like to help support Winnebago-Boone Agriculture in the classroom, please send donations to:
Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau Foundation
Attn: Agriculture in the Classroom
1925 S Meridian Road
Rockford IL 61102
Ag Literacy Coordinator
Doni Nelson (right)
and Katie Rudy (left)
The Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau is looking for a part-time Agriculture Literacy Educator to assist our Ag Literacy Coordinator in presentations and training opportunities for K-12th grade teachers and students (both public and private) of Boone and Winnebago counties, as well as at community events.
Resumes and list of references or letters of recommendation maybe submitted through the end of October at 1925 S Meridian Road, Rockford, IL 61102 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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