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Meet our teacher leaders

Meet our teacher leaders

Whitney Short teaches agriscience and biotechnology to 7th-12th graders at Anthony Wayne High School in Perrysburg, Ohio. She recently attended the Commodity Classic in Florida with a group of …

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Congratulations to our Teacher Leader Katrina Swinehart!

Congratulations to our Teacher Leader Katrina Swinehart!

Katrina Swinehart, a GrowNextGen teacher leader, was recently selected as one of DuPont Pioneer’s Agriscience Teachers of the Year. The path to this award began in December, as 315 teachers ap…

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New AFNR units coming soon!

GrowNextGen teacher leaders and agriscience teachers Courtney Bockbrader, Meredith Wolfe, and Whitney Short are developing new units for classroom teachers. These units are part of the Agriculture, Food and Natural …

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Help—and more—at your fingertips!

Help—and more—at your fingertips!

GrowNextGen has a great network of leaders who are willing to help you in a variety of ways. Interested in a field trip for your class? Need some supplies for …

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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 …

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Teacher leaders reach out to student teachers

Teacher leaders reach out to student teachers

Teacher leaders Courtney Bockbrader & Whitney Short recently presented to twelve Ohio State Agricultural Education student teachers at the Turf Grass Center at OSU. During the presentation, all pre-service teachers …

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Getting to know all that GrowNextGen offers!

Getting to know all that GrowNextGen offers!

GrowNextGen Teacher leaders Meredith Wolfe, Courtney Bockbrader and Whitney Short presented recently at the Ohio Agricultural Education Summer Teacher Conference. They met with 33 educators during two workshops on the Ohio …

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Let’s get this show on the road!

Let’s get this show on the road!

We gathered a few good people for a recent Leadership Forum teacher training session. These teacher leaders will be engaged in leading workshops and outreach activities to help spread the …

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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 …