Why teach ag?

The total average salary in 2015 was $72,635, with an additional  $15,000 in fringe benefits (medical, vision, dental, retirement, etc.).

 

The highest ag teacher salary in 2015 was

$145,280.

There are over

79,512 AG STUDENTS

in the state with the potential to become tomorrow's leaders in agriculture, business and industry.

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Agriculture teachers are in

HIGH DEMAND

as California agriculture program enrollment continues to rise.

 

Agriculture

teachers

INSPIRE

young people

and create

DYNAMIC

LEARNING EXPERIENCES,

all while

sharing their

passion for

agriculture.

Through the successful integration of classroom and laboratory instruction, leadership development, and experiential learning you will never have the same day twice as an ag teacher.  Enjoy the daily variety that accompanies teaching career technical skills, science, math, communications, leadership, management and technology.

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TEACHING ENVIRONMENTS INCLUDE:

Colleges and universities

Fabrication shops

Industry and business settings

Nurseries and greenhouses

School farms and gardens

Science labs

 

 

Number of ADDITIONAL agricultures teachers hired.

Positions that went UNFILLED, due to the teacher shortage.

Estimated number of agriculture teacher RETIREMENTS in the coming 5-7 years.

Agriculture

teachers lead a

life of

PURPOSE

experiencing new

MEANINGFUL

ADVENTURES

every day of their career.

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In the past ten years California hired

317

additional ag teachers and opened 

43

new agriculture programs.

Teach Ag 2020

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