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  John Heiser  10/2/2023 7:12:00 AM  

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Growing Agricultural Science Teachers

Are you interested in exploring a career as an Agricultural Educator?


Current college students, juniors, and seniors in high school are eligible to apply for tuition waivers and paid internships.

  • Helping coach a team for a career development event
  • AG in the Classroom or Extension Programs
  • Develop and deliver an Ag Careers Presentation


· Classroom hours teaching lessons to agricultural students or to other audiences on agriculturally related topics.

· Participation in a district or section Career Development Events.


Step 1: If you are not a current Black Hawk College Student, apply for admission at  High school students, fill out a Dual Credit Application, college students, fill out a College Application

Step 2: Enroll in AG 280 (Introduction to Agriculture Education) This is an online course. Limited amount of tuition waivers available for high school students.

Step 3: Fill out the Agriculture Education Internship Application and return application to Drew Cotton

Step 4: Students will be selected and complete a paid internship in Spring 2024.

Applications will be reviewed as received.

Contact Drew Cotton, 309-854-1842 for more information.

John Heiser
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 815-509-5404 Cell: 815-509-5404
Address: 535 Elm Pl, Suite #4, Princeton, IL 61356
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