September 11, 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.
NAAERunning for NAAE Office? Submit Your MOU by September 15th!
If you're planning to run for NAAE Regional Vice President, Secretary, or President-elect, you must submit a Memorandum of Understanding to NAAE. Click here to download the MOU.
National 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!
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!
National Officer Candidate Webinar
Monday, October 2nd
Please mark your calendars for the annual agriculture teacher recruitment and retention update for FFA National Officer candidates and stakeholders. Questions are encouraged and may be sent ahead of time to firstname.lastname@example.org. The session will not be recorded. Click here to register for the webinar.
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.
Apply Now: SAE Grants
To apply, members must log in to their FFA.org account. The application can be accessed through the Application Center; click Open Your FFA Dashboard on the top right of the website and select SAE Grant in the Apply Now toolbox. This link will take you to the Application Center where you can access and complete the grant application. You can also access the application from the SAE Grants webpage (or from the FFA.org homepage, select Participate then Grants & Scholarships then SAE Grants). If you are an AET user, you can access the application from the AET website by clicking on Reports, then Degree/Application Manager, then selecting SAE Grants from the drop-down menu.
Applications are due online by Nov. 15, 2017, at 5 p.m. PT. SAE Grant recipients will be announced in late December, this year. Contact Brett Evans, SAE education specialist, at email@example.com or 317-803-4233 for questions.
Volunteer to Help at Convention
Register Now for the New AgExplorer Virtual Field Trip
$400 Day of Service Mini-Grant Available
Applications submitted by the last day of each month are reviewed and awarded by the 15th of the following month. Therefore, applications submitted by September 30th will be awarded by October 15th. To access the application in English or Spanish, visit www.ffa.org/livingtoserve/grants.
Best Practices and Innovations Conference 2017
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