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Cassandra Palsgrove

Cassandra Palsgrove

I work with school and industry partnerships to help students become successful in their lives. What is the benefit of collaboration between industry and education? The benefits are endless. The …

Teacher leader
Courtney Bockbrader

Courtney Bockbrader

Courtney is willing to be contacted by other teachers about Biotechnology, Agriscience, and STEM. She’s interested in working on or sharing with colleagues about Agriscience curriculum. What about teaching excites …

Teacher leader
Jeremy Grove

Jeremy Grove

What about teaching excites you? When students see a curricular connection between the agriscience and science classrooms. They really are directly connected, but for some reason, many teachers and students …

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Laura Ringler

Laura Ringler

What about teaching excites you? Did you know that much of the American public is one or more generations removed from agriculture? That makes educating American citizens about agriculture a …

Teacher leader
Pam Snyder

Pam Snyder

Pam Snyder is a recently retired teacher from Columbus City Schools with over 35 years of classroom experience. She served the district in many capacities, including as a mentor teacher in …

Teacher leader
Whitney Short

Whitney Short

What’s your favorite thing on GrowNextGen? I love the e-learning courses! While any of the courses could fit into agriscience curriculum, I really like the Modern Agriculture Practices e-learning co…

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New beginning for unique FFA chapter

New beginning for unique FFA chapter

Where are students learning about agriculture and farming? Thanks to the efforts of two dedicated teachers, agriculture students can now be found in a somewhat unexpected urban setting. Columbus City …

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Urban students visit the Farm Science Review

Urban students visit the Farm Science Review

Pam Snyder, a BioScience Technology Teacher at the Ft. Hayes Career Center and Columbus City Schools, came to Farm Science Review with her class and students from a horticulture program …

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GNG Teacher leaders’ FFA chapter outreach

GrowNextGen Teacher leaders Courtney Bockbrader and Whitney Short teach Agriculture Education Instructor at Anthony Wayne High School. They also act as FFA Advisors. Each year their FFA chapter provides an …

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STEM careers and soy-based soap

STEM careers and soy-based soap

GrowNextGen Teacher leaders Courtney Bockbrader and Whitney Short recently spoke to FFA members at the Northwest Ohio Women in Agriculture conference. During a breakout session, students learned about the increasing …