Fifteen Teacher Candidates Celebrated at Send-Off Luncheon

Fifteen Agricultural Education teacher candidate students were celebrated at a luncheon send-off Friday, February 7 in Ruttan Hall. These students began their journey as teachers Monday, February 10 and will be teaching under the supervision and direction of current agricultural science teachers in Minnesota schools.  The teacher candidates will be living and teaching in these […]

Sneak Preview Event Welcomes 18 High School Students

Agricultural Education Sneak Preview Day for high school students in grades 9-12 was held Monday, November 18, 2013. The half-day event educated students about the degree programs and job opportunities connected to the Teacher Licensure and Communication & Leadership tracks within the Ag Ed major. Eighteen students came to learn about the admissions process, scholarships, […]

Student Profiles: Justin Crowley

Justin Crowley (Howard Lake, MN) Agricultural Education – Teacher Licensure Background & Interests Justin grew up in Howard Lake, MN working for his parents at their small business where they sold custom applied fertilizers and pesticides.  During high school he was in FFA, Knowledge Bowl, and NHS.  He really enjoys hanging out with friends, jet […]

Student Profiles: Kirby Schmidt

Kirby Schmidt (Marshall, MN) Agricultural Education – Teacher Licensure Background & Interests Kirby was born and raised on a sheep farm just south of Ghent in southwestern Minnesota.  In addition to his family’s flock, he owns his own small flock of purebred Polypay ewes to produce seed-stock, and show sheep (just for fun).  He also […]