January 28, 2019
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January News & Views
2019 FAST Symposium Application NOW LIVE
2019 National Agriscience Teacher Ambassador Academy Application NOW AVAILABLE
Follow this link for more information about the 2019 National Agriscience Teacher Ambassador Academy and to apply by February 18.
Jr. MANRRS Grant Opportunity
Grant applications are due March 24. Grant application and more details may be found at: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4792011/2019-2020-JR-MANRRS-Grant
NAAE Co-Hosts Free Webinar!
2019 National Teach Ag Ambassador Program Application NOW AVAILABLE
2019 ACTE National Policy Seminar with Ag Ed Track
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.
The webinar is open to anyone who wants to participate and would benefit from these conversations. For questions, please contact Brandon Roiger at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jonathan Seaman at email@example.com.
Realityworks Product Development Survey
Communities of Practice Highlights
Vets on Call
Grants for Growing Application Now Open
Funding is provided through consumer donations made by purchasing $1 paper emblems at TSC locations during checkout. The fundraising period will take place Feb. 13 – 24, during National FFA week. Chapters are encouraged to work with their local TSC retailers to schedule times and activities at the store to engage customers and increase donations during the fundraising period.
2019 New Century Farmer Moving to Indy; Application Now Live
DUE FRIDAY - $1,200 Spring Semester-Long Living to Serve Grant
DUE FRIDAY - FFA WEEK Day of Service Mini-Grants
FFA Alumni and Supporters Grant Report Deadline
Inaugural FFA Alumni and Supporters Travel Program
ACTE Welcomes its New Board Members
Student Video Contest
New Postsecondary Leadership Opportunity
Nancy Trivette Welcomed as the CASE Project Director
Nancy’s focus is on staff development, strategic direction, and continued development of CASE. Her extensive experience as a state leader, strong connections to career and technical education, and relationship with industry partners is an asset to CASE.
CASE is a project of the National Council for Agricultural Education and is managed by the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE).
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.
There’s real money in virtual farming as the Farming Simulator League takes shape.
Friday, Jan. 25, 2019: A look at world hunger issues and various shutdown effects. An online farming game goes big league, Instagram recipes get popular, and crop circles evoke awe and skepticism. These and many more ag/science stories in this week’s edition.
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