December 19, 2016
The Council creates an intentional direction for the Agricultural Education Model by:
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.
The CouncilMeet the New Council Leadership for the Beginning of 2017
Team Ag Ed and the Council pride themselves on strong leadership from all member organizations of agricultural education. As terms are completed the end of 2016 new terms for new leaders will begin. Click here to read more.
NAAENAAE Advocacy Resources
How does NAAE advocate for agricultural education? Watch this video to find out about our advocacy resources and how you can advocate for your program.
Resources and Farm Bureau Discount Program from Caterpillar
Caterpillar and its dealer network is proud to support NAAE and the FFA organization. Did you know as a Farm Bureau member you receive additional discounts on Caterpillar products? We have included materials for your use in the classroom and information you can share in your local chapters. Click here for more information.
Communities of Practice Highlights
Vets on Call
New December/January Content for My Journey
AgExplorer Hosts First Virtual Field Trip
ASA Fast Track CASE Institute
2016 CASE Institute Registration Now Open
Each site will be capped at 18 participants with sites able to extend participant registrations up to, but not greater than, 20 participants. Many Institutes’ registrations filled quickly last year, so teachers should be sure to register and submit a School District Agreement as soon as they have secured the appropriate funding. Please note that any registration canceled within 30 days of the start of an Institute will be subject to a minimum $250 cancellation fee. Contact CASE Professional Development Director, Shari Smith, regarding any additional questions.
2017 CASE Institute Scholarships Through Farm Credit East
Region I 2017 Professional Development Leadership Conference
The Region I Conference Call for Proposals will close Dec. 23. Presenters will be contacted by Jan. 6. If you have any questions or should encounter difficulty in filling out this form, please contact Mike Woods.
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