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 Generation Science Standards
Take home lesson ideas, materials & grant opportunities for use in your classroom next year!
Cost is $50 for the workshop.
Tuition for 2 hours of Graduate Credit from St. Francis University is $200
(Course #REAL 694 K Agriscience Educator Institute)
Instructors: Carrie Vogel, McLean County Ag in the Classroom Coordinator & Katie Buckley, University of Illinois Extension
Teachers will be responsible for their own transportation to field trip/tour locations, you can arrange your own carpool if desired
Registration deadline May 31, 2022
Click here to register
Agriculture has fields of opportunity with more than 300 career choices! Check out the career pathways, potential job profiles and more!
McLean County (IL) teachers can request ag careers materials and resources for their classroom:
Join Illinois Ag in the Classroom online from 9 – 10 a.m. for “STEM and Leaves: Innovative STEM Lessons with an Ag Connection.”
Learn all about the free STEM resources & materials available to teachers!
Click here to register.
The session is free & will be conducted over Zoom. Recordings will also be sent to watch on demand for those who register.
Tractors help farmers do lots of different kinds of work on the farm. Build your own tractor and learn about simple machines with these fun hands-on activities!
Find videos & activity links here.
Each Ag in a Bag includes:
An Ag Mag Handouts/worksheets Supplies for 1-2 hands-on STEM activities Links to videos & more!
Ag in a Bags are free to schools in McLean County, Illinois. To request the Pizza Ag in a Bag, please