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  Calling All Ag Ed College Students: Attend the STAR Bus Trip  
  Megan Coy  9/6/2019 11:58:00 AM  

College & University Faculty- Please share the following message with your students who are considering pursing a career in agricultural education.  This message is sent on behalf of the Illinois STAR committee, which is focused on recruiting and retaining quality agriculture teachers.  This committee is made up of representatives from Illinois Universities, State Ag Ed Staff, IAVAT Leadership and many other stakeholders.  
Hello future agriculture teachers!  We would like to invite you to the STAR Bus Trip on September 26th-27th in the Staunton/Greenville area.  On this trip you will get a chance to visit agriculture teachers and their students, as we travel around to a variety of agriculture programs.  You will get hands on experience in working with horticulture, ag mechanics, natural resources & wildlife, training an FFA Officer team, and learn about working with a community.   For more information on where we will be going, check out the itinerary.
Logistics of the event:
Date: September 26th-27th
Where: The trip will begin at Staunton High School and we will stay in Greenville (more information can be found on  the itinerary)
Registration: Starts at 5:00pm at Staunton High School with dinner to follow
Transportation: We will provide transportation on the 27th
Cost: FREE (only cost would be travel to and from the conference)
Topics Covered: Check out the itinerary!
Register here.  The first 25 students to sign up will receive an Ag Ed Swag Bag including a $10 gift card, sunglasses, snacks, and much, much more!  Registration will close on September 19th
If there are any questions,contact Megan Coy ( or Casey Bolin (

Megan Coy
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 217-493-8791 Cell: 217-493-8791
Address: 801 N. Country Fair Drive Suite C, Champaign, IL 61821
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