Agricultural Education

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MIDDLE SCHOOL JUNIOR FFA MEETING DATES:
 

AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION STAFF

Program Director:
Ms. Mia J. Haaland
860.379.9013, ext. 4003

Office Manager:
Ms. Barbara Collins
860.379.9013, ext. 4000

Instructors/FFA Advisors:
Mr. Erick Wildes
Mr. John Farrell
Ms. Rebekah Woodworth

AGRICULTURE PROGRAM

The agricultural education program is designed for any student who expresses an interest in any of the following areas: plant science, animal science, natural resources, forestry, mechanics, business management, and leadership. The program is intended to prepare students for college as well as for employment immediately following high school. All courses in this program combine theory and hands-on experience to provide technical skill training and knowledge in a wide variety of careers. All courses can be linked together into a four-year sequence or can be taken independently. State regulations require all students to participate in a work experience program. This program should be related to agriculture and involves a time commitment outside school hours. Students must also participate in certain local activities of the FFA which is a national student leadership organization. Also, physical education courses may be scheduled in conjunction with agricultural labs. Any student interested in this program should contact his/her guidance counselor or the agricultural education staff for information.

Because of the nature of the agricultural education program, courses offered will rotate from year to year. Level 3 agriculture education courses marked with an asterisk (*) may also be taken for Level 2 weight. Students interested in this opportunity should discuss course requirements with that teacher.

RESOURCES

Connecticut Agricultural Science  and Technology Education Program . Application for Student Admission (English PDF)

Connecticut Agricultural Science  and Technology Education Program . Application for Student Admission (Spanish PDF)

Connecticut Agricultural Science  and Technology Education Program . Application for Student Admission (Portuguese PDF)

Ag Ed Calendar
Ag Ed Parent Handbook, 2020-2021 (PDF)
Agricultural Education - "Come See What We Are About" night (PDF)
AG-ED/FFA Haiku Page
Parent's Friends and Alumni Facebook page

COURSES OFFERED:

  • FFA Supervised Agricultural Experience Program
  • Agricultural Construction & Fabrication
  • Exploring Agriculture
  • Agricultural Lab
  • Floral Design
  • Fisheries & Aquaculture
  • Equine Science
  • Companion Animal Science/UCONN Companion Animal Science

2020-2021 FFA OFFICER TEAM

President: Rob Eselby  
Vice President: Brianna Lauzon
Secretary:    Alexa Yacawych
Treasurer: Joseph Caron
Co-Reporter: Katelyn Johnston
  Riley Webb    
Sentinel: Katrina Bois
Historian: Caitlyn Hazzard
  Dakota Nalette 
Student Advisor: Anna Shafer
Parliamentarian  Brian Visser