Latest Past Events

Summer AITC Workshop

Join us June 6-9 for our 2022 Summer AITC Workshop for Teachers! 4 Days of field trips, tours & hands on lesson ideas Geared for pre-K to grade 12 educators Earn 30 PDCHs (professional development clock hours), plus 2 graduate level college credit hours available (optional/additional fee) Learn about FREE resources for STEM lessons aligned with Common Core & Next

Virtual Teacher Training

Join IL Ag in the Classroom for a virtual teacher training! In this After School S.N.A.C.K. (Sharing New Ag Content & Knowledge) webinar, participants will learn more about Illinois' top crops - corn & soybeans. Participants can request PDCH from their school district using the completion certificate. Register here

Maitland Ag Awareness Grant Deadline

McLean County teachers can apply for a grant up to $1,000 to incorporate agriculture in their classroom. Applications are accepted October 4 - November 19, 2021. Since 2002, University of Illinois Extension and the family of retired Illinois Senator John Maitland have sponsored this grant in his honor. Click here for details & to apply.