January 8, 2018
The Council creates an intentional direction for the Agricultural Education Model by:
MissionThe Council leads the future of school-based agricultural education by:
Southern Region AAAE Conference
ACTE National Policy Seminar
NAAE Region I Leadership Conference
Cedar City, UT
AAAE National Conference
MMM SubmissionsTo have information from your ag ed organization included in the Monday Morning Monitor, email Andrea Fristoe, NAAE Program and Communications Assistant.
NAAEDecember News & Views
What a fantastic time we had in Nashville! Take a look at all of our award winners, meet our newly-elected board of directors & so much more in the December edition of News & Views!
Agricultural Education Inclusion Feedback Requested
The National Association of Agricultural Educators, the National FFA Organization and the National Teach Ag Campaign are seeking input from agricultural educators, agricultural education state staff, teacher educators, and stakeholders who are willing to contribute to a meaningful and solutions-based conversation taking place regarding diversity and inclusion in agricultural education. Information provided through the survey and from focus group sessions held during National FFA Convention will be used to develop meaningful and purposeful diversity and inclusion strategies aimed at achieving the goal of ensuring agriculture classrooms reflect the school and community in which they reside. Responses may also be used in the area of academic research. Click here to access the survey.
NAAE Communications/Marketing Coordinator Position Available
We are looking for qualified applicants for the position of Communications/Marketing Coordinator. For more information and to apply, please follow this link.
2018-19 National Teach Ag Ambassador Application Now Available -- Due April 13th!
The National Teach Ag Campaign is seeking the nation’s most outstanding agricultural education majors to represent the profession as National Teach Ag Ambassadors at the 2018 National FFA Convention & Expo, October 21 to 26 in Indianapolis, IN, and throughout the year at the state level.Click here for more information and to apply today!
Communities of Practice Highlights
Vets on Call
New Century Farmer Application Now Open
Apply Now! Spring Semester-Long Living to Serve Grant
$400 Day of Service Mini-Grant Available
2018 CASE Institute Registration Now Open
Many CASE Institutes’ registrations filled quickly last year, so teachers should be sure to register 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 Operations and Outreach Director, Miranda Chaplin, regarding any additional questions.
Global Learning in Agriculture! Opportunity January 22nd –26th
Your Vote, Your Voice
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Click here for more information about the election process and to see who this year's candidates are.
Esther hogs the limelight with her social media following.
Friday, January 5, 2018: New Year, New Tech—gene editing advances affect agriculture. Education scholarship news, science info about food production, a social media hog, and the most famous farmer in the galaxy. These and many more ag/science stories in this week’s edition.
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