Andrea Fristoe

Monday Morning Monitor -- 11/2/15

Blog Post created by Andrea Fristoe on Nov 2, 2015


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November 2, 2015


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

February 5 - 9, 2016
Southern Region AAAE Conference
San Antonio, TX

May 17-20, 2016
National AAAE Conference
Kansas City, MO

Past Issues

October 26
October 19
October 12
October 5
September 28

Quote for the Week

"We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated."
-Maya Angelou

MMM Submissions

To have information from your ag ed organization included in the Monday Morning Monitor, email
Andrea Fristoe , NAAE Program and Communications Assistant.


NAAE Convention -- November 17-21
Planning to join us for NAAE Convention? Check out all the details about registration, view our draft schedule, and find committee information, to help you finalize your trip when you click here.
Also, make plans to attend the Pre-Conference Workshop on Tuesday, November 17th. This year's workshop is MIG Welding 101, sponsored by Lincoln Electric. Follow this link for more information and to register.

#TeachAgGenius Hour
You are invited to “geek out” about awesome innovations or ideas in education with the #TeachAg Genius Hour on Wednesday, December 9th. You will be able to engage via Twitter on that day or that week! If you are a current agriscience teacher, a current agriculture teacher candidate, an agricultural teacher educator, a current FFA member, a university professor, a member of the support team for agricultural education, or just a concerned citizen, mark your calendars to “Inspire, Collaborate, and Create.”

Teach Ag Student Teacher Success Webinar
November 10, 2015
5:00-5:45pm EST
Presenters: Matt Eddy, Southeast Polk High School and Rachel Sauvola, New Richmond High School
Click here to register before November 10th.

Teach Ag Promising Practices Webinar
Teach Ag Ambassadors (Avengers)
November 16, 2015
4:00-4:45pm EST
Presenters: Dr. Daniel Foster, Penn State University and Pam Rowland, Missouri STAR Program Coordinator
Click here to register by 2pm EST on November 16th.

Fulbright Distinguised Awards in Teaching Program
The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program provides funding for highly accomplished U.S. primary and secondary level educators to take part in an intensive professional development program for three to six months abroad. The application deadline is November 4, 2015. For more information, please follow this link.

Communities of Practice Highlights

And don't forget to check out the Vets on Call antibiotics playlist, where veterinarians explain the importance of anitbiotics, on the front page of Communities of Practice! Stay updated on current antibiotic issues in animal science.


Relive the FFA Convention and Expo Online
Visit to catch the highlights of the 88th National FFA Convention and Expo. Award-winners, stories, videos and more.


Friday, Oct. 30, 2015: Meat, cancer, and communication—experts chime in, as do Homer Simpson (D’oh) and Stephen Colbert (smoking bacon the tough way).  Check in for more than 70 links that provide insights, opinions, and oddities in the world of agriculture.

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).


ACTE CareerTech VISION 2015 Career Pavilion
ACTE invites you to visit the Career Pavilion, which will be held November 19 and 20 in New Orleans during ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2015. Career Pavilion is about ideas and resources to help you inspire your students about their future career path. It’s also a venue designed to spur discussion and action to address the gaps that exist between education and the workplace. Click here for more information.