Alissa Smith

2013 National Agriscience Preservice Teacher Program - Apps due September 18th

Discussion created by Alissa Smith on Sep 9, 2013

The National Agriscience Preservice Teacher Program is committed to promoting inquiry-based teaching methods and the enhancement of science in agriculture to preservice teachers in agricultural education across the nation.

This fall, preservice teachers can apply to attend an interactive hands-on agriscience training program at the 2013 National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. Selected participants will be challenged to develop inquiry-based lessons to use during their student teaching experience as well as when they enter the teaching profession.

The program will take place during the National FFA Convention, on Wednesday, October 30 from 12:30-5:00pm at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center.

Program Eligibility

  1. To be eligible to apply for this program, each applicant must be:
    a. an agricultural education major that will be completing his or her student teaching in fall 2013 or spring 2014 in a college or university that offers a program of study in agricultural education;
    b. majoring in agricultural education with intentions to become an agriculture teacher; c. and a student member of NAAE.

  2. Selected participants will be responsible for their own travel expense to the 2013 National FFA Convention.

Program Application Procedure
Each interested preservice teacher must prepare an application packet and submit the completed packet to the NAAE office emailed no later than September 18, 2013. Download the NAPTP application for complete application details.