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There's lots of jobs to know about!

GrowNextGen teacher leader Jane Hunt recently led 17 Ashland educators through Teacher Boot Camp, a two day event sponsored by North Central Workforce Alliance and the Ashland Community Foundation. The… continue reading →

Rave review for Ag Biotech Academy from a returning teacher!

Kelly Mikhail teaches zoology and immunology at Worthington Christian High School. She returned to Ag Biotech Academy this year, and here’s what she said when we asked why:… continue reading →

Another Ag Biotech alumni weighs in on "Why Return?!?"

Erin Molden is a biotechnology instructor at Miami Valley Career Technical Center. She was back at Ag Biotech Academy for a second time this year. Here’s why:… continue reading →

Student's science question leads to supplies, support

Abigail Lister, a student at Bloom Carroll Middle School, contacted GrowNextGen for ideas on soybean-related science fair ideas. She decided to do some research on aphid resistance. Andy Michel, Assoc… continue reading →

GNG teacher leader Jolliff tagged as "Outstanding"!

Stephanie Jolliff of Ridgemont High School was named the Region IV Outstanding Teacher by the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE). From the NAAE website: “This program recognizes NAAE… continue reading →

Promoting industry leader connections for your classroom

Looking for some high-oleic soybean oil for labs, or want a drone demonstration at your school? Stephanie Jolliff and Shelby Faulkner of Ridgemont High School made an audience aware of these possibili… continue reading →

BioRad outreach with GNG teacher leaders Grove and Allison

Jamie Allison (Loveland High School) and Jeremy Grove (Cleveland Metropolitan Schools) have been chosen as BioRad Explorer Teacher Fellows, trained to share life science lessons using biotech techniques… continue reading →

Kochensparger named as a PBS Digital Innovator

GrowNextGen teacher leader Amy Kochensparger has been selected as a PBS Digital Innovator. This program recognizes “classroom changemakers: educators who skillfully approach education with a bold and… continue reading →

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