• It's awards season!! How has receiving a local, state, and/or national teaching award helped you to promote and advocate for your agriculture program?

    Please post your thoughts, comments, ideas and suggestions as part of our newly-updated News & Views e-newsletter! A Message from our Partners as Part of News & Views: 
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  • As we approach National FFA Week, how will you showcase your ag program in order to advocate for ag education?

    Please post your thoughts, comments, ideas and suggestions as part of our newly-updated News & Views e-newsletter!
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  • National CTE Associations Urge the Senate to Reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Act

    Silver Spring, MD - September 20, 2016 - Today, Advance CTE and the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) urge the Senate to continue its efforts to complete its work to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins...
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  • Senate Postpones Perkins Markup

    More from Advance CTE about Perkins: This afternoon, the Senate HELP Committee postponed mark-up on their forthcoming Perkins reauthorization proposal. As of now, no new date for this has been scheduled.  The cause of...
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  • House of Representatives voting TODAY on Perkins - encourage your rep to vote YES!

    The House of Representatives will vote today on passage of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 5587), a comprehensive Perkins reauthorization bill. As ACTE reported in July,...
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  • Summer Advocacy Update!

    Greetings from Washington, D.C.! From construction on the Metro, to multiple lockdowns of the Capitol, and even the 111° Fahrenheit heat wave hitting the Capitol City this week, I can say I have survived them all. For...
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  • Agriculture Movies

    I am looking at updating some of my resources this spring.  Does anyone have any good movie suggestions that would benefit or enhance units being taught?  Thanks.
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  • 2015 National Policy Seminar

    The ACTE National Policy Seminar was held in Washington, D.C. March 2nd-4th at the Crystal Gateway Marriott. The agricultural education division was well represented with over 50 agricultural educators and stakeholder...
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  • 2015 National Policy Seminar with Ag Ed Strand - Register Before February 2

    Join us March 2-5 for the 2015 ACTE National Policy Seminar and Ag Ed Strand. Improve your advocacy skills, meet with important members of Congress and hear from national leaders in career and technical education.Regi...
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  • How have you taken action and advocated for agricultural education?

    Share ways you've taken action to advocate for your local ag ed program? Share tips and tools for other teachers to use as they begin their advocacy journey.
  • How have you educated yourself to become a stronger advocate for agricultural education?

    Share ways you've educated yourself to become a stronger advocate for your ag ed program!
  • How have you built relationships to become a stronger advocate for agricultural education?

    What are the ways you build relationships with people of influence in your community? What are ways to create educated advocates for your local ag ed program?
  • Programs of Study/Career Pathways study proves worth of programs

    Rigorous Tests of Student Outcomes in CTE Programs of Study: Final Report offers findings from a four-year longitudinal field study of 6,638 students in three large urban school districts in three states. Researchers ...
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  • WINNER! 2014 NAAE Advocacy Video Contest

    Congratulations to Somonauk High School for being selected as the winner of the 2014 NAAE Advocacy Video Contest. Somonauk students actually entered three videos, one of which was selected as our top pick. Somonauk Hi...
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  • How do you plan to share the ag ed story in 2014????

    Tell us how you plan to advocate or share your ag ed story in 2014???? We would love to hear about your plans or anything you did in 2013 you're proud of!!
  • FFA Alumni Letter

    Hello, I am hoping to get the ball rolling on starting a FFA Alumni in the community. Does anyone have a letter they send out to potential members? How did you go about getting an Alumni started in your community? Tha...
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  • Teach Ag Padlet - Add why you love to Teach Ag

    It's Teach Ag Thursday, so as like every other Thursday since Ellen Thompson shared the idea of #TeachAg Thursday tweets, I made sure to get one out in my feed. However, today's tweet involved challenging othe...
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  • Be a Career and Technical Education Teacher Feature

    I know that agricultural educators are some of the coolest career and technical educators around. So, I'm looking to celebrate you! As 2013 ACTE Teacher of the Year, I am really trying to promote the quality teach...
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  • Shot Your Video Yet? Enter NAAE's Ag Ed Advocacy Video Contest

    Deadline for entry is March 25 - that's plenty of time to put together a great video! Get details here: Go Viral! Shoot an Ag Ed Advocacy Video with Your Class in our Video Challenge
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  • So God Made a Farmer

    Facebook and Twitter have been set ablaze by Ag Ed/FFA people excited over Ram Truck's Farmer Super Bowl commercial that featured Paul Harvey's 1978 National FFA Convention speech, So God Made a Farmer. You al...
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