CURTIS, Neb. — High faculty agriculture lecturers and FFA coaches can take summer time quick programs on June 26-28 and June 28-30 in Curtis, Neb.
Instructors will obtain guided, hands-on coaching on the Ag Teacher Boot Camp and Coaches Clinic on the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.
The two-day workshops will give lecturers and coaches the fundamentals of meats science, agronomy, livestock analysis, ag enterprise and equine administration, or ag mechanics programs on small engines, tools hydraulics, AC electrical wiring and DC electrical elements.
Courses characteristic curriculum and research guides for profession and management improvement in highschool agriculture packages and FFA members.
“Teachers will gain continuing education for their teaching portfolio plus lots of ideas for their classrooms and teaching labs,” stated Larry Gossen, NCTA dean.
Back by fashionable demand, and with monetary help to educators from the Nebraska FFA Foundation, NCTA expanded an ag mechanics boot camp from final summer time and added the FFA teaching clinics.
Ag lecturers reside on campus. Space is restricted to fifteen members in every of the 2 session choices (30 per day). The camp is open to lecturers outdoors of Nebraska as effectively, stated Doug Smith, NCTA affiliate professor in animal science and agricultural schooling.
Smith is a professor of apply with the University of Nebraska in Animal Science and the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication.
Other Boot Camp instructors are:
Joanna Hergenreder, NCTA equine administration and Ranch Horse Team coach
Brad Ramsdale, NCTA agronomy and Crops Judging Team coach
Mary Rittenhouse, NCTA agribusiness administration methods
Chad Schimmels, Eustis-Farnam High School, teacher/coach
Dan Stehlik, NCTA agriculture mechanics
To register or for particulars, contact Doug Smith at (308) 367-5286 or (281) 415-5271 or email@example.com.