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  Urban and Community Agriculture Curriculum Contract Awarded  
  Jennifer Waters  10/10/2023 10:16:00 AM  

A contract has been finalized and awarded to Cutting Edge Curriculum (CEC) for the development of curricular resources and accompanying professional learning on Urban and Community Agriculture by the Illinois State Board of Education.

The contract awards $365,281 for the development of the following deliverables: content justification, learning outline, instructional plans, student learning activities, presentations, assessment tools, reference materials, NGSS alignment, and educator professional learning. All deliverables will be completed by the end of FY2025. 

An advisory committee is currently being sought out to begin the conceptualization process.

Point of contact for CEC is Lindi Kocher, Executive Director at or 866.678.2433.
Jennifer Waters
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 217-827-0633 Cell: 217-827-0633
Address: 211 IL-125, Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
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