Ellen Thompson

Supporting Future Agriculture Teachers

Discussion created by Ellen Thompson on Oct 17, 2012

Future agriculture teachers need a fan club.  They need you to support them along the journey.  Here are some great ways to help them along the way.


  • Provide Letters of Recommendation for college admissions and scholarships
  • Transport them to Ag Ed events like Teach Ag workshops, college visit days, and job shadowing opportunities
  • Share scholarship opportunities
  • Resume critique
  • Job Interview tips/practice
  • Proper Interview attire assistance
  • Arranging practice teaching opportunities
  • Lining up job shadowing experiences and Fulfilling Ag Ed Proficiency/State Level Ag Ed CDE hours
  • Sharing relevant news articles and tips about Ag Ed
  • Work collaboratively with parents and administrators to highlight the great career options in Ag Ed.
  • Send encouraging letters/emails/posts to future agriculture teachers periodically.