October 22, 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
2019 National Teach Ag Campaign Intern Position Announcement
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.
Free webinar: Meet a Hands-On Learning Aid that Simulates AI
Communities of Practice Highlights
Vets on Call
2018-19 SAE Grants
Alumni Day at the National FFA Convention & Expo
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
Not only will your program be featured in the media and an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. in the spring, you’ll also be contributing to a positive image of CTE programs. In its sixth year, this award showcases innovative programs of study to policymakers, employers and education leaders and lets them know that CTE is for all learners and prepares them for a lifetime of college and career success. Applications are open to secondary and postsecondary schools/institutions. Apply today!
Marty Matlock receives the Borlaug CAST Communication Award.
Friday, October 19, 2018: Agriculture was in the spotlight at World Food Prize and CAST events this week. Storms devastate harvest-time crops, university programs in high gear, and a motherly dog welcomes a lion cub into their “puppy den.” These and many more ag/science stories in this week’s edition.
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