January 9, 2017
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
ACTE National Policy Seminar with Ag Ed Track
MMM SubmissionsTo have information from your ag ed organization included in the Monday Morning Monitor, email Andrea Fristoe, NAAE Program and Communications Assistant.
The CouncilNational Quality Program Standards Electronic Survey Tool Coming Soon
The National Council is looking to complete the development of the new NQPS electronic Survey tool by March of 2017. The development is complete and programing is in process for the new resource. Click here to read more.
NAAE2017 ACTE National Policy Seminar with Agricultural Education Strand
Join ACTE and NAAE March 13-15 for the 2017 ACTE National Policy Seminar and Ag Ed Track. Visit our nation's capitol, improve your advocacy skills, meet with important members of Congress, and hear from national leaders in career and technical education. The National Policy Seminar will also include agricultural education-specific activities especially for NAAE members. Click here for more information.
NAAE 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.
Clyde McBride Selected as Education Week Leader to Learn From
Every year, Education Week identifies some of the nation’s most exceptional school district leaders and shines a spotlight on their extraordinary impact on the success of educators and students in its Leaders To Learn From special report. Click here for a sneak peek of Clyde McBride, director of career and technical education at the Kayenta Unified School District, in Kayenta, Arizona.
December News & Views
Take a look back at yet another successful NAAE Convention. Meet our newly-elected Board of Directors, read about our award winners & so much more in December's News & Views!
Communities of Practice Highlights
Vets on Call
Apply Now for New Century Farmer
New December/January Content for My Journey
2017 Scholarship Application Now Available
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
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