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Friday, January 28th

11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Lunch at SIU Student Center - Kaskaskia/Missouri Rooms



12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  (3pm: Ice Cream break in Corker Lounge)

Illinois AgriBusiness 5E Curriculum with writers Josh Berg & Rene Barr

SIU Student Center - Kaskaskia/Missouri Rooms


Saturday, January 29th

9am Grab snack (donuts, bagels, fruit, yogurt, juice, etc) from the Kaskaskia/Missouri room



9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

OPTION 1: Succulent Wreath Making with Bruce Black, U of I Extension

SIUC, Ag Building, Room 181




OPTION 2: Work/Life Balance: Quality Evening Time with Ann Piotrowski, DuQuoin

SIUC, Quigley Hall, Room 212

Come join this workshop to share ideas on work/life balance and share your secrets on how you make sure you are spending quality evening time with your family. While chatting and sharing ideas we will also make 5 different freezer meals that you will get to take home and enjoy with your family over the coming weeks. Please bring $30 with you to cover the cost of your freezer meals and bring a cooler to keep your meals in until you get home!




OPTION 3: Resource Trunks with Illinois Department of Natural Resources with Molie 

Oliver, Natural Resource Coordinator at Cache River State Natural Area

 SIU Student Center - Kaskaskia/Missouri Rooms


11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch


12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Illinois FFA Center Update with Mindy Bunselmeyer at SIU Student Center - Kaskaskia/Missouri

How to Register      
An email will be sent to teachers who have registered for the conference to determine their workshop options for Saturday morning. You will need to go to Go to your Dashboard and select PD Registration to sign up.

If you have questions please contact Jennifer Waters at
Your on-site contact will be Casey Bolin, District 5 FCAE Program Advisor.

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