Julie Fritsch

Monday Morning Monitor 6/17/13

Blog Post created by Julie Fritsch on Jun 17, 2013

June 17, 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

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
National Ag in the Classroom Conference
Minneapolis, MN

July 15-18
NAAE Region VI Conference
Bristol, VA

September 19-21
North Central Region AAAE
Platteville, WI

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


February 1-4
Southern Region AAAE

May 20-23
Salt Lake City, UT

Past Issues

June 10
June 3
May 20
May 13
May 6
April 29

Quote for the Week
"He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it."
-Clarence Budington Kelland
MMM Submissions
To have information from your ag ed organization included in the Monday Morning Monitor, email
Julie Fritsch , NAAE Communications/Marketing Coordinator.


Work behind-the-scenes at the 86th National FFA Convention & Expo
We’re looking for talented individuals to help us backstage in Louisville, Ky.! Deadline: Monday, July 1. Apply here.

ADC registration deadline extended
There’s still time to sign up for the Alumni Development Conference in Green Bay, Wisconsin July 17-20! Visit the ADC homepage before June 28 to register. All FFA Alumni members are encouraged to attend.

Sign up for your connection to success
Just graduated from high school and looking for a way to stay connected to FFA? Try FFA Link, an exclusive group of college students and young professionals connecting their love of agriculture with real-world career skills. To learn more, click here.


Regional Conference Groups on Communities of Practice
Attending Regional Conference? Be sure to join your Regional Conference group on Communities of Practice. From the group you’ll be able to access conference materials before, during and after the meeting, and you’ll also be able to connect with others attending the conference. Visit here for links to each conference’s group page.

On Communities of Practice:

Council for Agricultural Science and Technology

Friday, June 14, 2013: The Farm Bill gets sparkin’, GMO debates keep growin’, and Big Data hits agriculture. This week’s links include ag news, opinions, and oddities.

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology's (CAST)weekly online newsletter, Friday Notes, is available free due to a grant from WinField (a Land O’Lakes company).


Department of Education Eyes CTE for High School Redesign
In blog posts this week on the Department of Education’s Homeroom blog, career and technical education took a front and center role as a great example of initiatives by high schools to improve student performance. Read more