Welcome!

Welcome to the 2021-22 School Year!

I am so excited to be starting a new school year and returning to a much more of our 'normal' curriculum and FFA activities. 

This year I am teaching the following classes. 

Agriculture Education 1 CP (1 credit)

This course is an introduction to topics related to agriculture, animal science, plant science, engineering, environmental science, aquaculture and leadership. FFA (leadership activities) including membership in the Killingly FFA Chapter and Career Exploration through the development of a Supervised Agricultural-Experience (SAE) project are intra-curricular components of this course and the Killingly Agricultural Education Program.

Ag 2 Environmental Science and Aquaculture CP (1 credit)

This course is designed for students who have completed Ag 1 with an interest in the environmental sciences including resource conservation, soil science, wildlife management, water quality, forestry, aquaculture, aquaponics and sustainable agriculture. Students will be expected to participate in hands on work outdoors and in the aquaculture and aquaponics lab, as well as complete oral and written assignments.

Ecology of Fish and Wildlife CP (1.5 credit)

This course provides a more in depth study of the principles of ecology and the life history of wildlife found in Northeastern United States. This course also covers basic units in taxonomic classification, environmental law, history of conservation and other similar topics. Students will be expected to participate in hands on work outdoors and in the aquaculture and aquaponics lab, as well as complete oral and written assignments.

Aquaculture and Aquaponics CP (.5 credit)

The study of raising fish and plants in closed production systems including topics such as a system construction, health and feeding of fish, water filtration, and business and marketing in aquaculture and aquaponics production. Students must be prepared to work in the aquaculture and aquaponics lab, as well as complete oral and written assignments.