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Ag Literacy Ambassadors

Help us promote our agricultural literacy programs and resources in your school building! Our goal is to have at least one Ag Literacy Ambassador in each elementary, middle school, and high school building in the county.

What Ambassadors do:

As an Ambassador, you are the main link between our ag literacy program and the teachers in your building. Ambassadors are asked to:

  • Attend the fall Ambassador workshop to refresh your knowledge of programs and resources available.
  • Distribute the Illinois Ag in the Classroom calendars and ag literacy brochures in your building.
  • Speak briefly at a staff meeting about our resources and programs. Let others know you’re available to answer or refer questions to us regarding farm & food-related resources.
  • Share with fellow staff the ag literacy information we email to you.
  • Share/promote GrowYoungMinds.org.

Ambassador perks:

  • Be the first to hear about new opportunities and resources.
  • Attend a special workshop to explore new lessons and activities.
  • Receive free classroom goodies!

Ag Literacy Ambassadors (as of 2017-2818)

  • Brooks Elementary – Lisa Feuerbach
  • Clinton Rosette Middle School – John Murray
  • Cornerstone Christian Academy – Debbie Dorf
  • Cortland Elementary – Leslie Larson
  • DeKalb High School – Sarah Peterson
  • Dummer School – Monica Winckler
  • Founders Elementary – Pam Bybee
  • Genoa Elementary – Cameron Davekos
  • Genoa-Kingston High School – Annica Hulstedt
  • Genoa-Kingston Middle School – Sandy Arndt
  • Haskin Elementary – Amy Gomes
  • Hiawatha Elementary – Kara Christensen
  • Hiawatha High School – Josh Dodge
  • Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary – Amanda Garrey
  • Hinckley-Big Rock High School – Tracey Sanderson
  • Hinckley-Big Rock Middle School – (Mr. Strouss)
  • Huntley Middle School – Kendra Lucas
  • Indian Creek Elementary – Joann Pardridge
  • Indian Creek High School – Lisa Fleming
  • Indian Creek Middle School – Emily Butler
  • J.R. Wood Elementary – Nina Pevonka
  • Jefferson Elementary – Brenda Woker
  • Kingston Elementary – Barbara Benzinger
  • Lincoln Elementary – Danelle Davis
  • Littlejohn Elementary – Joanie Novak
  • Malta Elementary – Carri Flewellyn
  • North Grove Elementary – Allyson Holder
  • North School – Chris Berg
  • Prairie View Elementary – Diane VanPelt
  • Sandwich High School – Vida Martin
  • Sandwich Middle School – (Mr. Richardson)
  • Somonauk High School – Toni Gabriel
  • Somonauk Middle School – Joanne Zaleski
  • South Prairie Elementary – (Mr. Wesley)
  • Southeast School – Jon Walter
  • St. Mary School – Sue Pelikan
  • St. Mary’s School – Mary Iwans
  • Sycamore High School – Pam Olson
  • Sycamore Middle School – Jill Bolda
  • Tyler Elementary – Nancy Chapman
  • West School – Laurie Jacobson
  • Woodbury Elementary – Deb Heinekamp

Teacher resources are available by request to teachers in DeKalb County, Illinois only. Requesters are responsible for pick-up and return of items from our office. Items will not be shipped or delivered. Dismiss