November 14, 2016
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MissionThe Council leads the future of school-based agricultural education by:
2017January 31 - February 2
National Ag Ed Inservice
February 5- 7
Southern Region AAAE Conference
MMM SubmissionsTo have information from your ag ed organization included in the Monday Morning Monitor, email Andrea Fristoe, NAAE Program and Communications Assistant.
Plans Continue for SAE Renewal
This past week, during the November meeting of the National Council for Agricultural Education, SAE committee members reported to the Council on the progress and plans for moving forward the initial documents to provide direction for SAE development and implementation. Recent progress developed from the SAE Summit in September has clarified the philosophy and guiding principles for execution of the supervised agricultural experience for school-based agricultural education programs. To guide the development of experiential learning, a specific definition of SAE and clear definitions all designated areas and terms will be released soon. There will also be resources to assist teachers with clarification of SAE progression to include an overview of the theory of exploratory SAE’s. SAE communication tools to assist teachers to work with parents, as well as the inclusion of how to work with mentors, volunteers and employers to ensure students have a successful experience. The new resources will include recommendations for the age old question, What qualifies as a SAE? You can expect to see new resources to include personal finance management, features to include grading SAE into the total program, and integrated components to develop a culture of safety. To find out more look for updates in the MMM and on the National Council for Agricultural Education web site. Tony Small, Managing Director of the Council and SAE committee leaders will be making presentations during the upcoming NAAE Convention and the 2017 National Agricultural Education Inservice in January.
NAAE2016 NAAE Convention
Convention is just around the corner! Join us November 29th through December 3rd! Check out our online scheduler to plan out your convention experience today! Watch our membership video about convention & get ready for an exciting week of networking, professional development, business meetings, and so much more!
IMPORTANT HOUSING INFORMATION!! The NAAE block at the Westgate is full. If you need a room for the 2016 NAAE convention, please check the ACTE housing blocks at this link.STAR Program Webinars
Two Informational webinars will be offered for those interested in learning more about the State Teach Ag Results (STAR) program administered by the National Teach Ag Campaign. Friday, November 18th
Register hereMonday, November 21st
Communities of Practice Highlights
Vets on Call
Presented by Zoetis, the Veterinarians on Call YouTube channel features real-life vets doing a variety of tasks. This week, Dr. Deanna Fuller volunteers her time to care for abandoned cats and dogs. Click here to watch the video.
FFA AlumniAlumni Legacy Grants Awarded
The-first ever Alumni Legacy Grant recipients have been selected by the 2015-2016 National FFA Officers. The recipients can use these grants to grow the number of local FFA Alumni chapters, improve the quality of existing FFA Alumni chapters, and provide more opportunities for partnerships between FFA chapters and Alumni chapters. Here are the winners for “Creating an FFA Alumni Chapter:"
FFADUE WEDNESDAY - 2017 FFA Week Grant
Want to host a service event during FFA Week? Apply for a 2017 FFA Week Living to Serve Grant from National FFA. Find example project ideas below. Applications are due November 16, 2016. Additional information on the FFA Week Grant is available on the Living to Serve website.Project Ideas
2017 Scholarship Application Available Nov. 15
My Journey Content Now Updated!
ACTE Announces National Award Finalists
Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST)
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).