COLUMBUS — Ohio State agriscience education students Logan Heiby and Frances Nicol were selected to attend the Future Agriscience Teacher (FAST) Symposium as part of the National Association of Agricultural Educators’ (NAAE) annual conference in December in Nashville.
Heiby and Nicol are two of 20 agriscience education students from across the nation who were selected to spend five days receiving professional development that will help them as future agriculture teachers.
The symposium will include training in inquiry-based classroom instruction, classroom management techniques, cultural competence training and the development of engaging agricultural curriculum to promote and enhance the science in agriculture.
Heiby, of Coldwater, and Nicol, of Plain City, are seniors studying agriscience education. Heiby will begin student teaching at Marion Local Schools under the supervision of Matt Elsass in January. Nicol, will complete her student teaching at Northwestern High School with Erica Hillard as her supervisor.
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