Myla Munro leads a team of individuals to provide youth in Champaign, Ford, Iroquois and Vermilion counties with opportunities for growth through 4-H activities, clubs and programs. 4-H gives youth an opportunity to explore areas of interest and prepare them to be more well-rounded by enhancing their communication and leadership skills, while strengthening partnerships with adults. Munro partners with other Extension Educators, community college professionals, and faculty within College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (College of ACES) to deliver youth programs based on local needs and statewide priorities. She also brings additional experience in youth development settings, serving previously as a 4-H Extension Program Coordinator and Ag in the Classroom Coordinator.
Munro holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University in animal science and a master’s degree in agricultural education from the College of ACES at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is a certified facilitator of the Matrixx System/Real Colors program by the National Curriculum and Training Institute.
She is an Iroquois County native and 4-H alumna.
Munro is a member of the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals (NAE4-HYDP) and the Illinois Extension Professionals for Youth Education (IEPYE) where she serves as the Chair of the Professional Development committee.