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NY Ag in the Classroom has new coordinator

Katie Elliott-Engel

Katie Elliott-Engel

From outgoing NYAITC coordinator Angela McGregor Hedstrom acm237@cornell.edu:

Katie Elliott-Engel has joined Cornell Agricultural Outreach and Education as the coordinator of the New York Agriculture in the Classroom program. Katie grew up in Northern New York and attended the State University of New York at Cobleskill receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Business Management. During college she stayed active in promoting agricultural education by working with for the Oswegatchie Educational Center, the Professional Development Conference for Agricultural Educators, New York FFA, and interning with National 4-H Council.

Upon graduating from SUNY Cobleskill, Katie moved to Southwest Missouri and worked with nine Native American tribes in neighboring Northeast Oklahoma. She served as the State Director of the WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Supplemental Nutrition Program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. After serving in this role for a year and half, Katie began her Master of Science Degree at the University of Arkansas in Agricultural and Extension Education. Katie actively participated in Missouri Farm Bureau, served as a 4-H project leader, and volunteered with the local Extension Service and agricultural education programs.

To contact Katie, please feel free to e-mail at kse45@cornell.edu or call the NYAITC Office at (607) 255-9253.

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