DuPage County Farm Bureau

Institute Day

2022 Institute Day: From Roots to STEM

On March 4th, 2022 DuPage County Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom hosted a Teacher Institute Day workshop for DuPage County K-12 teachers. The workshop was held at College of DuPage from 7:30am-1pm and attendees received 5 professional development hours from the DuPage ROE. This years speakers were from Ag in the Classroom, FCAE, Nutrients for Life, and College of DuPage. At the workshop teachers learned about fun ways to incorporate agriculture into their curriculum and participated in hands on STEM activities. Topics included corn, dairy, soil, careers, and specialty crops. Speakers showed creative ways to add agriculture concepts into current classroom curriculum. 30 teachers attended the workshop.