August 28, 2017
The Council creates an intentional direction for the Agricultural Education Model by:
MissionThe Council leads the future of school-based agricultural education by:
National Teach Ag Day
North Central AAAE Meeting
Western Region AAAE Meeting
Ft. Collins, CO
National FFA Convention
MMM SubmissionsTo have information from your ag ed organization included in the Monday Morning Monitor, email Andrea Fristoe, NAAE Program and Communications Assistant.
NAAENational Agriscience Preservice Teacher Program Application Now Available
This fall, preservice teachers can apply to attend an interactive, hands-on agriscience training program at the 2017 National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, IN. Selected participants will be challenged to develop inquiry-based lessons to use during their student teaching experience, as well as when they enter the teaching profession. Applications are due by Friday, September 22nd. Click here for more information and to apply today!
Apply for XLR8 2017
Retaining quality, experienced teachers is important to the future of agricultural education. That's why we developed XLR8 — the eXcellence in Leadership for Retention professional development program — to meet the needs of mid-career agriculture teachers. The XLR8 program is for NAAE members who have been teaching between 7 and 15 years. Our goals for XLR8 participants are:
National Teach Ag Day
Go ahead and start making your plans to celebrate National Teach Ag Day on Thursday, September 21st! Check out the Teach Ag website for more information, celebration ideas & so much more! Also, check out these graphic organizers to help you follow along with the live webcast!
2017 NAAE Convention
The NAAE room block at the Gaylord Opryland is full for Monday, Tuesday and Friday nights, December 4,5 and 8. You can check the ACTE housing block here to see if they have availability for those nights. Make sure to follow this link for all other NAAE Convention details. See you in Nashville!!
Communities of Practice Highlights
Vets on Call
Blue Buffalo to Support the National FFA Organization in Partnership with Tractor Supply Co.
DUE FRIDAY! $1,200 Semester-Long Living to Serve Grant
$400 Day of Service Mini-Grant
Volunteer to Help at Convention
Register Now for the New AgExplorer Virtual Field Trip
Don’t Miss These Great, Free Resources on My Journey!
Don’t forget to incorporate AgExplorer (on the Explorewebpage) and the Day in the Life video (on the Connectwebpage) into your classroom as you discuss careers in agriculture. And be sure to look through past months’ resources on our Archive webpage.
Business-Education Partnership Award
When a carat grows in a carrot.
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