Ag education approved as new occupation for apprenticeship programs

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Through the efforts of the Iowa Council on Agri­cultural Education, "agriculture education instructor" was recently approved as an apprenticeable occupation by the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship.

Because of this new designation, high school students can now begin pre-apprenticeship programs in agricultural education. This aligns with the supervised agricultural experience (SAE) area of agriculture teacher.

Students pursuing a proficiency award in the area of Agricultural Education can use...

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