Joan Dale Named AITC Teacher of the Year
Joan Dale, a language arts teacher for Schlarman
Academy 4th - 6th grades, is the 2020 Ag in the
Classroom Teacher of the Year. Ms. Dale came
to Danville from the south Chicago suburbs 32
years ago. She admits she and her students alike
have learned so much about farming and food
through Ag in the Classroom. Dale previously
taught twenty years for Danville District 118, and
utilized AITC for many of those years. She is in her
fifth year at Schlarman Academy, where she
continues to utilize the program. Last spring when
schools shut down, Mrs. Dale was one of the
teachers that used our Grab & Go activity bags for
Here's the latest Ag in the Classroom Newsletter!
2019 - Chris Jaruseski, Mark Denman Elementary, Danville
2018 - Sue Heidle, Danville Lutheran School, Danville
2017 - Michelle Lawhorn, Mark Denman Elem, Danville
2016 - Mandy Mourer, Northest Magnet Elem, Danville
2015 - Lisa Witsman, Judith Giacoma Elementary, Westville
2014 - Kathy Carmody, East Park Elementary, Danville
2013 - Lisa Unzicker, Northeast Magnet Elem, Danville
2012 - Diana Pratt, Danville Lutheran School, Danville
2011 - Carol Finley, Bismarck-Henning Elem, Bismarck
2010 - Kammie Richter, Oakwood Jr High, Oakwood
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