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'All Things Poultry '

Did you know that Illinois has over five million chickens and produces more than 123 million dozen eggs annually? Come join Illinois Ag in the Classroom for a poultry-packed, hatch-tastic session. Explore books, hands-on activities and cross-curricular lessons that meet Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards. You will also walk away with our brand-new Poultry Ag Mag!

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Laura Vollmer
Email: lvollmer@ilfb.org
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Person Type: Primary Presenter
State: Illinois
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Main Phone: 309-557-3334
Biosketch: Laura Vollmer serves as an Education Specialist for Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom. As an Education Specialist, Laura helps provide educational resources, training and support related to agriculture for classroom teachers throughout the state. Through this training and support, Ag in the Classroom strives to increase school children’s understanding of their food and fiber system. Laura has been with Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom since January 2012. Prior to her work with Illinois AITC, she taught Pre-K, Kindergarten and fourth Grade. Laura graduated from Illinois State University with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. She and her husband, Dan, reside in Congerville, Illinois with their twin daughters, Addison and Natalie.
Organization/Affiliation: Illinois AITC