Enhanced Access to and Rigor in Agricultural Science Education
There is an industry-recognized lack of agriculture professionals. To help meet that need, Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) increases access to hands-on, rigorous sequences of courses in agricultural education. In 2018, 22 teachers from around the country earned scholarships and lab resources that expanded by 120 percent the number of teachers certified in advanced CASE pathways sequence of courses. Ultimately, 1,320 students will explore authentic agriculture issues focused on biotechnology and food science and safety to become exceptionally well prepared for their futures in agriculture.
NIFA supports the CASE project through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative.
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