We Are Nebraska Certified Agriculture Educators
Remote Education that's Inclusive and Unforgettable.
The Nebraska Agriculture Academy was established in 2022 by Breann Zimmer, Ann Dvorak and Katie Shadbolt who are all Nebraska Certified Agriculture Educators. The three teamed up to create an unforgettable and inclusive online agriculture education academy for homeschool students.
These three amazing individuals have rooted this Academy in the word "service" inspired by the last line of the FFA motto, “Living to Serve.” "Living to Serve" signifies the vital role service plays in FFA and Agriculture Education. At Nebraska Agriculture Academy, these Nebraska Certified Agriculture Educators are not just teachers, but they are advisors and coaches who are always available to serve their students.
They are always available as a helping hand, a resource to a students questions and an advisor to their students dreams! When a student becomes a part of the Nebraska Agriculture Academy, they are a part of something bigger and these teachers take pride in serving their students.
Contact our Head Teacher, Breann, at email@example.com
Head Teacher and Co-FFA Advisor
Breann Zimmer was born and raised on a small farm North of Pleasanton, NE. In 2018, she received her Agricultural Education degree from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. She taught and was an FFA advisor in the public school setting for three years and has owned her own business, Zimmer Equestrian, for seven years. Upon leaving public education, she teamed up with Schoolhouse Rock: An Acton Academy to offer online agriculture classes in 2022. In her free time, she enjoys traveling to see family and friends, riding horses, learning about people, and hiking with her cowboy corgi (pictured), Winston.
Prerequisite to participate in FFA
These 4-Week Mini Modules are designed to develop inquiry and communication skills while also providing an understanding and awareness of careers in agriculture for 7th and 8th grade students.
Introduction to Agriculture
This 30-Week, 2 Semester long, Mega Module provides a knowledge base about the technical skills in all aspects of the industry. (Must be in 9th-12th grade)
5 Week Modules
Get creative and pick three of these 5-Week Standard Modules, which include Agricultural Leadership and Career Readiness, Agriscience, Introduction to Large Animal Management and many more!
Enroll in the Modules that fit you best!
Prerequisites to participate in FFA. Must be enrolled in both mini-modules, one mega-module, OR a minimum of three standard modules.
What The Parents Are Saying
"I was so excited to have found NE Ag Academy for my daughter. Since we started homeschooling, she didn’t have the option to do FFA with an ag class outside of public school. It’s really been great for her to be a part of this program; learning with like minded individuals and honing in on her future ag related goals. The leaders of this program truly care about her progress and future goals."
"The curriculum with Nebraska Agriculture Academy has far exceeded my expectations. It has challenged my daughter and pushed her out of her comfort zone connecting with people in career fields that she is interested in. The best skill that has come out of her FFA journey thus far is learning the book keeping side for her SAE project. I am so excited to watch all these kids dive into their second year with the Nebraska Ag Academy!
They are writing history in Nebraska FFA and nationally!"
Broken Bow, Nebraska