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  ILCAE Meeting - Aug 30 - Chicago High School for Ag Sciences - RSVP Today  
  Dean Dittmar  8/9/2022 7:48:00 PM  

Hi ILCAE Members and Friends of ILCAE:

Next meeting date:  Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Time:  9:30 am - 3 pm with lunch provided.
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Location:  Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, 3857 W 111th St, Chicago, IL 60655.  Parking available in front of the building.

Click to RSVP prior to August 19th.   

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Express, 13330 Cicero Avenue, Crestwood, IL and are complimentary for ILCAE members that would like to arrive the day before on August 29th.  The hotel is located just 10 minutes(4 miles) from the school and has a complimentary breakfast.

A Zoom link will be sent for those that cannot attend inperson.

We are excited that the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences is hosting this meeting as we plan and strategize increased opportunities for urban students across our state.  View video.

Tentative Agenda
  • Welcome and introductions
  • Campus tour
  • Panel discussion with faculty and students
  • 2022-23 Officer nominations and elections
  • Review of FY23 Ag Ed Line Item initiatives and projects
  • FY24 Ag Ed Line Item funding level recommendation to ICAE, IAVAT, ISBE
  • Urban agricultural education initiatives for the year
  • Review of FCAE Local Program Support application 
  • Revision of the Illinois Agricultural Education Plan
  • Remarks from CEO, Ebony Weber, National MANRRS,
    planning for their National Conference in Chicago for March, 2024.
  • Invited guests - Representative Will Davis, Representative Sonya Harper,
    Cook County Ag In The Classroom, ISBE, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Farmers
We are looking forward to your attendance and involvement on August 30th in Chicago. 
Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education website page for additional information.

Allyn Buhrow - Chair
Greg Webb - Vice Chair
Michael Zecher - Secretary

Dean Dittmar
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 217-893-0091 Cell: 618-604-1622
Address: 3358 Big Pine Trail , Champaign, IL 61822
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