2022 Summer AITC Teacher 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 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

Please note:

  • 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

Ag Careers – Explore Fields of Opportunity

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: Click here

Reading Materials

Learning Ag-tivities

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Farm Fresh Podcast: STEM-ing the Next Generation

A group of 21 teachers got up close to agriculture on farm tours as part of an educational workshop. The Agriculture STEM-ing the Next Generation workshop focused on ways for teachers to incorporate agriculture into their classrooms.

Hear more about the experience from elementary teacher, Deb Rettig in this week’s Farm Fresh Podcast.

Tune in every Wednesday at 12:45 to hear the Farm to Table segment on WJBC Radio.