December 17, 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.
Ag Ed Summit Report
Online Professional Development: Global Learning (#GLAG19)
Ag Ed For All Webinar Series
We are seeking to include the voices of these identities in the planning process. If you would like to share your voice or any feedback, we invite you to fill out a Google Form at z.umn.edu/AgEdForAllVoices.
Communities of Practice Highlights
Vets on Call
Earn Money for Your FFA Week Projects
2019 New Century Farmer Moving to Indy; Application Now Live
NOW OPEN! $1,200 Spring Semester-Long Living to Serve Grant
Need ideas for semester-long service-learning projects? Check out the interactive map at FFA.org/livingtoserve to review projects funded last school year. Additional information on the grant can also be found on the website. Applications are due February 1, 2019. Email questions to LTS@FFA.org.
$400 Day of Service Mini-Grant Available
FFA Alumni Membership Benefits
2019 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 Professional Development Coordinator, Sara Cobb, regarding any additional questions.
The 2018 Farm Bill Nears Completion.
Friday, Dec. 14, 2018: The massive 2018 Farm Bill needs only a presidential signature, the EPA reworks some clean water rulings, a bacon vending machine enters college, and a chocolate spill in Germany would have Willy Wonka drooling—these and many more ag/science stories in this week’s edition.
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