October 8, 2018
The Council creates an intentional direction for the Agricultural Education Model by:
The Council leads the future of school-based agricultural education by:
To have information from your ag ed organization included in the Monday Morning Monitor, email Andrea Fristoe, NAAE Program Manager.
2018 National Agricultural Education Summit
Position Announcement: Program Coordinator
Tagged to Teach Ag! Declaration Signing Event at National FFA Convention
Future Agriscience Teacher Symposium at NAAE Convention
2018 NAAE Convention
Special Ag Mechanics Professional Development as part of NAAE Convention
Please register by November 15th at https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4584026/Lincoln-Electric-Professional-Development-Registration.
Communities of Practice Highlights
Vets on Call
National FFA Convention & Expo Educators’ Guide
2019 WLC Positions Now Open
$400 Day of Service Mini-Grant Available
Forever Blue Member Benefits
Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ Grant Application Available
This is the sixth year in a row this program, formally known as the DuPont Pioneer CASE Implementation Grant Program, has offered grants to public and private schools and universities to assist with the implementation of CASE. Teachers may apply for grants up to $5,000 for implementing the CASE program in their schools, including teacher professional development at a CASE Institute, and purchasing classroom equipment and resources. Pre-service programs may apply for up to $7,500 for hosting a CASE Institute for pre-service teachers. Grant awardees will be announced in December. For questions regarding this opportunity contact CASE Operations/Outreach Director, Miranda Chaplin.
Visit the CASE Booth at National FFA Convention!
CASE certified teachers who visit the booth will receive a CASE window cling and 2019 CASE Institute pocket schedule, while supplies last! Teachers can participate in a soil exchange by trading gallon size bags of soil with other teachers across the country. Be sure to connect with CASE affiliate institutions, sponsors, and partners who will be recognized across the FFA Expo with special banners.
2019 Excellence in Action Awards
In its sixth year, this award honors programs of study across the 16 Career Clusters® that exemplify excellence in the implementation of the Career Clusters, show a true progression from secondary to postsecondary education, provide meaningful work-based learning opportunities, and have a substantial and evidence-based impact on student achievement and success. Apply Today.
Why did the chicken cross the road—with boots on?
Friday, October 5, 2018: Food waste reduction comes in many forms, a new trade deal affects agriculture, and a dog becomes best friends with a koala--these and many more ag/science stories in this week’s edition.
The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology's (CAST) weekly online newsletter, Friday Notes, is available free due to a grant from Land O’Lakes.