STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) disciplines are trending in current colleges and universities as our education system prepares to decrease the workforce gap. The demand for jobs has pushed this effort as jobs requiring a STEM background will grow 17% by 2024.
The AgSTEM Explorer program is a clearinghouse for already available curriculum; developed by industry professionals in hopes of addressing the ever increasing demand for workforce leaders in agriculture. The AgSTEM Explorer is designed to:
- Collaborate with industry and agricultural organizations to serve as a clearing house for agricultural education curricula within middle school classrooms
- Expose middle school students to opportunities for personal and professional growth in agriculture industry through exploration of career pathways
- Promote relevant careers and educational pathways for middle school students to reach full professional potential
For more information or to book an American Royal tour, contact Kristie Larson at [email protected].