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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm, 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am to 11:30am, 12:30pm to 4.30pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4:30 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

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Nutrients for Life Workshop for Educators Held August 3

University of Illinois Extension Agriculture Literacy Program offered the Nutrients for Life Workshop for Elementary & Middle School educators August 3, 2016 at the Montgomery County Extension Office in Hillsboro, IL. The workshop was free, and counts for two professional development hours.

The program was presented by Haley Siergiej, Nutrients for Life Foundation, Illinois Regional Representative. Teachers went home with curriculum, posters, and other science based resources from the Nourishing the Planet in the 21st Century curriculum. The curriculum provides STEM activities and lessons to show how the challenge to feed our world's growing population can be solved through science.

Request for more information about this program or other educator workshops can be directed to Charlotte Schuricht, Montgomery County Agriculture Literacy Program Coordinator at or 217-532-3941.


Photo Caption: Haley Siergiej, Nutrients for Life Foundation, Illinois Regional Representative, reviews course literature with area educators at the Nutrients for Life workshop.

Local Contact: Charlotte Schuricht, Program Coordinator, Agriculture Literacy,