The mission of Bell AgTech is to equip aspirational public-school youth with 5 career success assets (CSAs) that enable them to compete for and enjoy life-changing careers in the agriculture sector of our economy.
An activity module is a set of weekly competitive activities with a specific goal culminating with an award or prize to the participating students. Modules are grouped into programs based on purpose.
Purpose Career Exploration Program
To enable students to Identify occupations of interest to them.
Purpose Farm Technology Program
To produce and sell products for human consumption.
Purpose Agriscience Scholarships Program
To generate funds that help pay the cost of college or professional certification.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture alone has 100,000 employees, 7,000 offices, 29 agencies, and spends $150 billion a year.
Written GPA, course completion goals, and extra-curricular and college testing goals .
College plans and career plans that identify industries, companies, and occupations of interest including business ownership..
Tours, explorations, learn-by-doing hands-on internships. and community projects.
Awareness and understanding of skills and job requirements, of specific occupations of interest, industries and companies offering job opportunities in these occupations.
Co-curricular, multi-chapter student pipeline called the Bell Agriscience and Technology Career Success Club with chapters in targeted metro areas.
Bell AgTech equips low-income public school students in grades 6 - 12 with skills, knowledge, plans, and project experiences to compete for entry-level agriscience internships in college and jobs in agriculture-related industries .