Program Template

Obtain skills related to agricultural, food, fiber, and natural resources with an emphasis in science, learn employability skills that transfer from classroom to careers, make informed decisions related to food, technology, natural resources, and urbanization, develop Team Building and Leadership skills through the career Development Events and the FFA Program, take advantage of intra-curricular involvement in the FFA , and develop basic animal, plant, welding, woodworking, mechanical, and general agricultural skills.

Course Topics

  • Animal Science
  • Plant Science
  • Mechanical Principals
  • Business Management
  • Communication and Leadership
  • Life Skills
  • Career Development Events

Industry-Recognized Credentials

  • CPR/First Aid
  • OSHA (10 Hour) Agricultural Certification
  • OABA (Ohio Agribusiness Association)
  • NCCER (National Center for Construction & Educational Research)

Crystal Webel

Program Instructor
cwebel@vsctc.org
Vanguard Tech Center

Melissa Puente

Program Instructor
mpuente@vsctc.org
Vanguard Tech Center

Career Opportunities

Entry Level (with high school diploma and career training)

Sales Associate/Seed Salesman
General Laborer/Farm Hand

Technical (with CTE training, associate degree, technical certification)

Veterinarian Technician
Cooperative Business Manager

Professional (with Bachelor's degree and beyond)

Mechanical Engineer
Veterinarian