Kasey Sanders started with University of Illinois Extension in Champaign, Ford, Iroquois and Vermilion Counties in 2014. She helped with summer youth programs and 4-H shows. Kasey was a teacher for seven years in an urban school then a rural community where she brought 4-H programs and experiences into the classroom.
Kasey became a 4-H Educator in 2021 in Clay, Effingham, Fayette and Jasper Counties. She promotes positive youth experiences through 4-H clubs, groups, and the youth education initiatives identified as state and local priorities.
Sanders is an Iroquois County native and a 2010 graduate from Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School. She graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and an endorsement in Middle Level Education. In 2019, she received her Masters of Science in Education with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction from Eastern Illinois University.