Heiby to complete Ohio agriscience education internship

Logan Heiby, of Celina, will complete an internship that will promote the agriscience education profession.

During the internship, Heiby will work to promote the profession by facilitating workshops at Ohio FFA Convention, Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum, and the Ohio State Fair. He will also make visits to high school classrooms this fall and attend the 2016 National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.

In addition to promoting the profession, he has the opportunity to shadow industry professionals to gain experience that will benefit him as an educator and give him experience developing lesson plans for activities presented by agriscience education interns and for teachers to use in their current classrooms.

“Logan has been a great asset to the Agriscience Education Internship program,” said Jessica Parrish, Ohio FFA Foundation program manager and internship coordinator. “He is dedicated to agricultural education and works very hard to ensure that all of the programs and events we host are well planned and uniquely outstanding.”

Heiby will return to Ohio State in August to continue his degree in agriscience education. He is the son of Jeff and Amy Heiby and a graduate of Coldwater High School.

The agriscience education major at Ohio State prepares its students you to acquire a license to teach agricultural science in secondary high schools in Ohio and across the country, with extensive training in agricultural science, educational psychology, instructional methods, and youth development. For additional information on the agriscience education major, visit acel.osu.edu or call 614.247.6358.

The Ohio Agriscience Internship Program serves as an intensive program to prepare current college students for careers as agricultural educators. This internship and professional development opportunity exposes students studying agricultural education to all aspects of Team Ag Ed, including: Ohio Department of Education Office of Career Tech, Ohio FFA Association, Ohio FFA Foundation, Ohio Association of Agricultural Educators, and Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum. Through this internship, students gain knowledge in technical content, organizational structure and real teaching experiences.

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