Summer Ag Institutes 2018

Program registration & information coming January 2018

Summer Agriculture Institutes (SAI)

Summer Ag Institutes are opportunities in which Cook County teachers can partake in week long field trips across the state of Illinois, or within Chicago, to learn about agriculture in Illinois. These institutes are hosted in conjunction with Aurora University in order to receive graduate credits or continuing education credits (PDCH).

To learn more, contact Jill or Diane at aitc@cookcfb.org or by calling 708.354.3276. 

SAI 1- 2017 Wrapped Up!

This 5 day program included 3 days of agri-business and farm tours where teachers learned ways to integrate agriculture in their CORE/NGSS curriculum. Tours explained the farm to table process and provided educators with cross curricular lesson plan ideas. 2 additional days included hands-on workshops and speakers.