Science Equivalent Options
Elkhorn Area School District
Section III. Equivalent Verification Requirements
1. Local Committee Members
a. Mr. David Kruse, Agricultural Science Instructor
b. Ms. Tina Bosworth, Principal
c. Ms. Stephanie Steinke, Science Instructor
d. Mr. Kevin McKinnon, Science Instructor
e. Ms. Carol Wilson, Science Instructor
f. Ms. Deanna Brunlinger, Science Instructor
g. Mr. David Janusz, Science Instructor
h. Ms. Dana Christensen, Science Instructor
i. Ms. Bridget Trewyn, Science Instructor
2. Summary of Local Ag/Science Equivalency Process
a. Mr. Kruse, agricultural science instructor, met with building principal to
discuss the process and the desire to pursue equivalency.
b. Agricultural Science instructor, principal, and science department chair
met to discuss the process.
c. Mr. Kruse, the agricultural science instructor, outlined the course
curriculum as well as completed the crosswalk form to indicate both
agricultural education and science contest standards.
d. The course content outline and standards crosswalk were forwarded and
presented to the science department members.
e. Science department members, agricultural science instructor and principal
met to discuss the proposal.
f. After approval at this meeting the proposal was forwarded to the high
school department chair meeting for approval.
g. The final proposal was then taken to the Elkhorn Area School Board for
approval on December 10, 2007.
3. Course Content: See Attached
4. Standards Crosswalk: See Attached.