SENIOR AG CO-OP WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM
CREDITS: 4 COURSE LENGTH: Full Year
Prereq: To be eligible for a Co-Op placement, a student must have a “C” or better in the following Ag Ed department courses. Ag Science I and/or Ag Mech I plus 1 1/2 credits in Agriculture Department courses beyond Ag Science I and Ag Mech I. You must get Mrs. Seibert’s signature on your course selection sheet before turning it in to the guidance department.
This fourth year Agriculture Education course will require students to understand and demonstrate the importance of relating their academic and vocational skills to their ability to seek, obtain and maintain a job. This Co-Op program consists of on-the-job training, which is provided by the local employer and supervised by the agricultural instructors. The students must keep record books. Included in the books are hours worked, skills learned and a work agreement signed by the employer, student, Ag-Ed instructor and parents.