New Minnesota Ag instructors

This fall Minnesota welcomed 18 new instructors (many of them CFANS graduates) offering courses in agricultural, food and natural resource education in high schools across the state. If you live in one of these areas, please help welcome these individuals to your community!

Aaron Logan, Battle Lake
Jessi Beucler, BOLD (Olivia)
Rebecca Erickson, Breckenridge
Stephanie Supa, Buffalo Lake-Hector
Steve Lammers, Cedar Mountain (Morgan)
Michaela Bengtson, DREAM Technical Academy (Willmar)
Lori Lubben, Fulda
Thomas (T. J.) Austin, Humboldt (St. Paul)
Tyler Warren, Hutchinson
Stephanie Porter, Jackson Co. Central
Erin Daninger, Little Falls
Roger Lamm, Mabel-Canton
Megan Thurk, Melrose
Pat Tax Pierz, Healy
Keri Sidle, Rockford
Kirby Schmidt, Rushford-Peterson
Brian Schornack, Staples-Motley
Brett Schmidt, Worthington

As in previous years, there are more openings than teachers available to fill these positions both in Minnesota and nationally. For more information on opportunities to pursue a career in agricultural education, visit the Agricultural Education website or contact Brad Greiman at