Mankato Area Public Schools (MAPS) has hired a new ag teacher for the first time in 25 years. Ethan M. Dado will start at the beginning of the 2019-20 Academic Year as the Mankato Agricultural Education Teacher for MAPS.

Ethan Dado was hired to ignite an agricultural education program. Mr. Dado is originally from Amery, Wisconsin where he was raised on his family’s 500-cow, 1,300-acre dairy and crop farm. From Amery, Mr. Dado moved to the Twin Cities to continue his education at the University of Minnesota.