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December 23, 2011

The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln is once again offering a statewide scholarship for descendants of Illinois World War II veterans (the World War II Illinois Descendants Scholarship). The Foundation has been partnering with IARSS for the last three years to disseminate the scholarship information and select finalists.

There are two statewide scholarships available ($1,000 each) and we are asking each of you to nominate TWO students from your area to apply for this scholarship. The Nomination Form is due to us by February 10, 2012.

Form: Nomination Form (due 2-10-12)
Form: Preliminary Application Form (for students)

December 9, 2011

Schedule your “4th Grade In-School Field Trip” for the 2011-2012 School Year..

Cook County Farm Bureau's program, The “In-School Field Trip” provides fourth grade students the opportunity to experience Illinois agriculture without leaving the classroom!

More Info: 4th Grade In-School Field Trip

december 9 , 2011

Ag in the Classroom- Spring 2012 Workshops. This program offers teacher workshops throughout the year that allow the teachers to earn 2 CPDU's. Click below for more information about the workshops!

More Info : Ag in the Classroom Workshops

December 9, 2011

Cook County Farm Bureau 17th Annual - SAI 1 Agricultural In Action

Ag-in-the-Classroom program offers a week-long comprehensive training seminar for teachers in Cook County

More Info: Agriculture in Action

December 9, 2011

Institute of Fuel, Fiber and Food. This course will be an all-inclusive three-day event and includes two overnights as we travel through Illinois. All comfortable transportation, lodging, and meals will be included.

More Info: Institute of Fuel, FIber and Food >

September 30, 2011

Annually school districts who enroll a student receiving services under the McKinney-Vento Act are encouraged to complete and submit a Common Form (83-04L) to the local Intermediate Service Center. This forms can be submitted to a central collection email address: rerdman@west40.org Thank you for your cooperation and for all that you do for our at-risk, homeless youth.

Download: Common Core Form (83-04L)

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