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Model Program

Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) - Mankato

Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education, CASE, curricular materials provide a high level of educational experiences to students to enhance the rigor and relevance of agriculture, food, and natural resources (AFNR) subject matter. Besides elevating the rigor of AFNR knowledge and skills, CASE provides purposeful enhancement of science, mathematics, and English language understanding.
CASE develops curriculum utilizing science inquiry for lesson foundation and concepts are taught using activity-, project-, and problem-based instructional strategies. In addition to the curriculum aspect of CASE, the project ensures quality teaching by providing extensive professional development for teachers that leads to certification.

Postsecondary Partner:

Minnesota West Community & Technical College

High School Partners:

Minnesota High Schools with Agriculture Education

Faculty Credentialing and/or Teacher Licensure Requirements which support this program:

Agricultural Education and Professional Development - Teachers that attend Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) Professional Development Institutes are committed to 80 hours of time during the summer. The Institutes are hosted at South Central College in North Mankato.

Type of Program:

•  Career & Technical Education (CTE)
•  CASE 

Grade Level(s) Served:

9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

For more information, visit the CASE website.

Postsecondary Contacts:

Brad Schloesser | 507-389-7263 
Shelly Wendinger | 507-389-7497

Program Components:

•  Online program
•  Postsecondary credits can be earned through this program
•  Work Based Learning
•  Internships
•  Classes taught by high school teachers
•  Classes taught by college personnel
•  Instruction takes place in the high school
•  Instruction takes place at the college
•  Instruction takes place elsewhere

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  • Minnesota Department of Education