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September is National Food Safety Education Month

September is National Food Safety Education Month

guest post by Abby Snyder, The Ohio State University Gastroenteritis, a stomach illness characterized by nausea, cramps, vomiting, and diarrhea, results from eating food contaminated with microbial pathogens. Keeping these …

There’s lots of jobs to know about!

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 workshop …

Rave review for Ag Biotech Academy from a returning teacher!

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: The Ag …

Another Ag Biotech alumni weighs in on “Why Return?!?”

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: I made the …

Student’s science question leads to supplies, support

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, Associate …

Promoting industry leader connections for your classroom

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 …

GNG teacher leader Jolliff tagged as “Outstanding”!

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 members …

Kochensparger named as a PBS Digital Innovator

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 fresh perspective, and wh…