January 23, 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.
Integration of the “Culture of Safety” for Agricultural Education
Through the strategic planning process, the National Council for Agricultural Education has committed to promoting a comprehensive view of safety, developing a proactive campaign, and supporting all Team Ag Ed organization members to ensuring a “Culture of Safety” is embraced by all of agricultural education. The “Culture of Safety” is first and foremost in our recognized initiatives and will remain ongoing as a priority to the National Council for Agricultural Education. We honor and hold true to the following statement. “Imperative for all participants of agricultural education to foster and implement a culture of safety.” Click here to read more.
National Ag Ed and FFA Inservice Next Week
More than 250 State and National leaders in agricultural education will be in Indianapolis, Indiana the first week of February. Representatives from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands will be attending the annual event to gain knowledge and gather resources on new programs and updated resources from the National FFA Organization, National FFA Foundation and the National Council for Agricultural Education. For more information,click here.
2017 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 Virtual Committee Meetings
Interested in becoming more involved in your professional organization? Attend one of the upcoming NAAE Virtual Committee meetings!
January News & Views
Get ready to advocate for agricultural education! Hear from our newly-elected President, learn about the 2017 ACTE National Policy Seminar with ag education track, & read about one of our outstanding award winners! All this & so much more in January's News & Views.
Communities of Practice Highlights
Vets on Call
Apply Now for New Century Farmer
2017 Scholarship Application Now Available
National FFA Week Materials Online
Grow Your Chapter Funds
ASA Fast Track CASE Institute
2017 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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