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Director Paxton Suggs holds an M.S. in Language Education: Literacy, Culture, and Language Education and a B.S. in Secondary English Education from Indiana University Bloomington. He brings ten years of experience as a high school literacy instructor, university educator, researcher, and administrator, in addition to a diverse background in urban farming. Pax also managed the City of East Chicago, Indiana’s 15,000 sq. ft. greenhouse, was the horticultural team lead for Purdue University’s 300+ acre Gabis Arboretum, founded his own one-acre urban farm, and coordinated the City of Gary, Indiana’s efforts in the nationwide Cities Connecting Children to Nature Initiative.
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