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Kansas Foundation for
Agriculture in the Classroom

Summer Conference

Food. Fiber. Fuel. 

Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom has decided to cancel our summer conference on July 21-22, 2020 in Wichita, Kansas.

Keynote Speaker – Mary B. Lucas
Mary B. Lucas is an author, speaker and people connector. She is a renowned staffing industry leader with over 30 years’ experience. Currently, Mary serves as the Chief Talent Officer for Supplemental Health Care, where she and her team focus on creating solutions that enhance the talent experience. Learn more about Mary. 

Sessions (keep checking back for more!)

Journey2050 – Melissa Bigge, Nutrients for Life
Journey 2050 is an online inquiry-based game that takes students on a virtual farm simulation which explores world food sustainability. The game and accompanying lesson plans are free. Learn how to implement this program in your classroom.

Purple Plow – Serita Blankenship, Kansas Farm Bureau
This STEM learning challenge engages students in creating solutions for real-world, complex issues related to agriculture. Your classroom has the opportunity to compete and win prizes from American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture.

Kim Hanke, Kansas Pork
Nancy Smith, K-2 teacher
Patricia Wolfe, K-12 special ed teacher
Wanda Small, 3-6 teacher
Kansas Corn

Topics and events:
Hydroponics
Coding/Robotics
Edible Soil
DNA Extraction
Tours
Networking events

Conference Hotel
Hotel at Oldtown
830 East First, Wichita, KS 67202
Tel (316) 267-4800 | Reservations 1-877-265-3869
room block available through June 30, 2020

Conference Sponsors

KLA
KS Pork