Oct 16, 2017
Ohio State’s agriscience education students celebrated the annual National Teach Ag Day on September 21, 2017. Each September, the National Teach Ag Campaign celebrates the profound impact agriculture teachers across the nation make in their schools and communities on National Teach Ag Day.
Outreach and celebration for the agricultural education profession was done at Farm Science Review, an annual event coordinated and hosted by The Ohio State University at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio.
Oct 16, 2017
Ohio State agriscience education students Logan Heiby and Frances Nicol were selected to attend the Future Agriscience Teacher (FAST) Symposium as part of the National Association of Agricultural Educators’ (NAAE) annual conference in December in Nashville, Tennessee.
Sep 18, 2017
Ohio State’s agriscience education students will celebrate the annual National Teach Ag Day on September 21, 2017, an event that celebrates the profound impact agriculture teachers across the nation make in their schools and communities and also addresses the current demand for teachers by encouraging others to pursue a career in agricultural education.
Aug 11, 2017
Haley Sherman, of Kenton, served as an intern this summer with Ohio State Extension, Franklin County in Columbus, Ohio.
During her internship, Sherman created and implemented agricultural education workshops and sessions, including an exhibit for COSI’s Farm Days. Other projects including assisting with educational efforts to support urban food production and working with the Master Gardener volunteers to coordinate “Ask a Master Gardener” booth. Sherman also planned an event to promote OSU Extension events during Local Foods Week.
Aug 11, 2017
Kristen Ramey, of Dayton, completed an internship this summer with The Ohio State University Extension at Adventure Central in Dayton, Ohio.
During the internship, Ramey provided primary group leadership for 25 youth as part of a summer day camp. Her responsibilities included planning and leading the learning activities with all activities focusing on weekly themes around STEM, nature, healthy lifestyles and skills needed for the 21st century.
Jul 19, 2017
Ohio State agriscience education students Haley Sherman and Sarah Landis were selected to attend the Future Agriscience Teacher (FAST) Symposium as part of the National Teach Ag Day celebration in September.
Jul 11, 2017
Dr. Amanda Bowling will join the Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership faculty as a visiting assistant professor for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 academic years.
Bowling will fill many of the teaching responsibilities in the data analysis and statistics area that opened following the retirement of Dr. Jamie Cano. She will also engage with the agriscience education program by supervising student teachers.
Jun 14, 2017
Eight ACEL students were slected to serve as interns with OSU Extension counties this summer.
Through this paid internship, interns will work closely with a local OSU Extension educator as he or she teaches classes, works with volunteers and makes a difference in the community. As an intern, he/she will learn how you can use education to make a difference in people’s lives and how what his/her college expereiences can have an impact on some of the most pressing issues facing Ohioans.
Intern projects may include:
May 26, 2017
At the annual conference of the American Association for Agricultural Education (AAAE), Dr. Emily Buck, associate professor in agricultural communication, was presented with the AAAE Distinguished Agricultural Communication Education award.
This award recognizes an individual AAAE member for outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research and/or extension in agriculture communication education. This was the second year for this award to be presented.
May 22, 2017
Kelse Brown, of Edgerton, Ohio, was recently selected as a National Teach Ag Ambassador, an outreach program of the National Council for Agricultural Education, led by the National Association of Agricultural Educators to promote the agricultural education profession.