CASE Institute

We are a proud host of the CASE (Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education) Institute.  CASE Institute is an intensive professional development workshop leading to certification in a specific CASE course.  This year (2019) we will be hosting the Introduction to Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Institute to be held on May 28th - June 7th.  Three hours of graduate credit will be offered for successful completion of a CASE Institute.  Application and registration instructions will be provided after participants register for an institute.  Register Here!

Click here to download the full 2019 CASE Institute Schedule and Map! (.pdf)

Schedule:
May 28th - June 7th
Participants should arrive on Tuesday, May 28th for an orientation meeting and a kick-off celebration at 5:00pm. The daily schedule is 8:00am to 5:00pm with lunch from noon - 1:00pm.

Lodging:
It is important to maintain professional learning communities that are created during the course of the institute through group homework projects and other collaborative brainstorming.  This year the Quality Inn of Pontiac will be the lodging site and is conveniently located off Interstate 55.
Quality Inn
1823 West Reynolds Street
Pontiac, Illinois  61764
Phone (815) 844-4444

Meals:
Participant week day meals will be provided and are included in the registration fee.  Weekend meals, June 1st and 2nd, will be the responsibility for each participant. 

Travel and Maps:
You should organize your travel arrangements to ensure your attendance at scheduled events.  When booking your flight or planning your driving route, please allow ample time for travel and check-in.  If you are flying, here are the nearest airports:  1) Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington/Normal - 35 miles.  2) General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport - 76 miles.  3) Chicago Midway International Airport - 91 miles.  4) Chicago O'Hare International Airport - 98 miles.  

Pontiac Township High School District 90 Location:  Google Map

Contact:
Mr. Parker Bane, Agriculture Teacher and FFA Adviser
1100 Indiana Avenue
Pontiac, Illinois  61764
Phone (815) 844-6113, ext. 259
Fax (815) 844-6116
Email pbane@pontiac90.org