Julie Fritsch

Monday Morning Monitor 4/29/13

Blog Post created by Julie Fritsch on Apr 29, 2013

Monday Morning Monitor from The National Council for Agricultural Education

April 29, 2013

The National Council for Agricultural Education


To be the collective leadership voice for Agricultural Education in the United States.


The mission of The National Council for Agricultural Education is to establish high quality agricultural education programs in America’s schools by stimulating:

  • the preparation, retention, and advancement of high quality agricultural educators; the development of programs that prepare students for academic and career success;
  • program innovation and adaptability in response to changing student and industry needs;
  • the use of research-based practices in agricultural education programs at all levels; and
  • expanded opportunities for students to experience high quality educational programs in agriculture.

Upcoming Events

May 21-24, 2013
National AAAE Meeting
Columbus, OH

June 16-19
NAAE Region II Conference
Raton, NM

June 18-20
NAAE Region III Conference
Yankton, SD

June 24-26
NAAE Region V Conference
Sevierville, TN

June 25-27
NAAE Region IV Conference
Battle Creek, MI

June 25-28, 2013
National Ag. In the Classroom Conference
Minneapolis, MN

July 15-18
NAAE Region VI Conference
Bristol, VA

September 23 – 25
Western Region AAAE Meeting
Lubbock, TX

September 26
National Teach Ag Day

October 30-November 2
National FFA Convention
Louisville, KY


January 28-30
National Ag Ed Summit/
National FFA Inservice
Indianapolis, IN

Past Issues

April 22
April 15
April 8
April 1
March 25
March 18

Quote for the Week

"Instruction does much, but encouragement does everything."
-Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

MMM Submissions

To have information from your ag ed organization included in the Monday Morning Monitor, email
Julie Fritsch, NAAE Communications/Marketing Coordinator.


CASE Institute Registration Drawing to a Close

Teachers, time is running out to register for CASE Institute professional development sessions this summer. Institutes are held at over 20 different locations throughout the country, offering nearly 500 seats for this career changing opportunity. Please plan to register by April 30 to ensure open seats are available at the site you desire. Several sites are already full and several more are very close to capacity.Take advantage of this chance to enhance your teaching and elevate experiences for your students. For registration information and site availability, go to the CASE website at www.case4learning.org

.DuPont Pioneer Grant and Scholarship Recipients Announced

CASE is pleased to announce the recipients of DuPont Pioneer implementation grants and CASE Institute scholarships for 2013. Recipients will use these grants and scholarships to purchase equipment, end-of-course assessment accounts for students, or to attend a CASE Institute. For a complete list of recipients and awards,visit this link.CASE wants to thank all the sponsors who have helped teachers offset the costs of implementing CASE through scholarships and grants. All of these partnerships are special projects of the National FFA Foundation.

Council for Agricultural Science & Technology (CAST)

Friday, April 26, 2013: The new Ag quickCAST publications should benefit teachers and students who need concise research coverage of ag issues.  These are available free, and this week’s edition includes many ag-related links on various topics. Read Friday Notes.Check out these and many ag-related links on The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology's (CAST) website.CAST's weekly online newsletter, Friday Notes, is available due to a grant from WinField (a Land O'Lakes company).


NAAE Award Applications Due May 15!

You've only got about a month left to apply for a NAAE award. Categories from scholarships for students who are student teaching to Lifetime Achievement and supporter recognition. See awards applicationsState Leaders: Use this powerpoint to help promote and explain NAAE awards to your state association members

Apply to be a Teach Ag Ambassador

The National Teach Ag Campaign is now accepting Teach Ag Ambassador applications from current agricultural education majors.  For more details and application requirements visit this link.  Applications are due electronically by 11:59pm EST on April 30th.  Contact Ellen Thompson, National Teach Ag Campaign Coordinator if you have questions.

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