• Mentoring Programs (PALS, After School Ag, Farm Safety Day)

    Do you conduct a mentoring program?  Do you want to get one started?  Share your thoughts and resources here.  Also check out these already made ideas.  
    Ellen Thompson
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  • What is the most effective way to communicate with legislators?

    How do you build a relationship with your representatives?   What is the best way to include legislators in your program?   Other tips or suggestions relating to legislative advocacy...
    Ellen Thompson
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  • Every day ideas for promoting the ag program.

    Here are some great ideas that others have shared for spreading the ag education message:     Post student accomplishments on business marquis Send a follow-up email to school staff regarding student success...
    Ellen Thompson
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  • Garden Workshop Materials

    Hey Everyone,   We are posting all materials that were used at Ag Tech Conference in St. Cloud.....   Feel free to use, edit, share all materials & contact us if you have specific questions!  ...
    Jeff Eppen
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  • School Board PowerPoint

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  • Radio Scripts for National FFA Week

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  • National Ag Issues CDE

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  • Ag Department Website

    Attached is a document that provides resources and examples for promoting your program through a department website.     Please share your comments and upload any related materials for others to use.  ...
    Ellen Thompson
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  • National FFA Floriculture CDE Tips

    Tips and useful information relating to the 2010 National FFA Floriculture CDE   Provided by: Seena Glessing, Dassel-Cokato Ag Program
    Ellen Thompson
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  • Regional Award Winner Press Release Template

    Use this template to promote your recent regional awards.  This is a great starter with the local media to talk about all the wonderful things the ag program is doing. 
    Ellen Thompson
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  • National Job Interview CDE Tips

    Information related to the 2010 National FFA Job Interview CDE   Provided by Josh Tjosaas Buffalo Lake-Hector Ag Program
    Ellen Thompson
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  • Media Contact Form

    Fill out this form and return to agedtoolkit@gmail.com if you want the media to contact you or a program you know and do a story.
    Ellen Thompson
    created by Ellen Thompson
  • Mentor Relationships with Community Leaders

    At the Ag Ed listening session I went to this summer there was a discussion about pairing students up with community leaders as a mentor/job shadowing component of the students coursework.  The principal from Mar...
    Ellen Thompson
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  • Skype in the Classroom

    I would like to compile a list of REALLY awesome field trips and speakers from all around Minnesota so we can work together to share them with other schools.  Please post them on this dicussion thread!  I am...
    Natasha
    created by Natasha
  • Summer Program Ideas

    Here is a short presentation on the goals and objectives of summer programs.
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  • Involving Support Staff in the Ag Program

    What do you do to connect the support staff (custodians, secretary, media aides, paraprofessionals, bus drivers) to the ag program in your school/program?   Share your success stories and ideas.   These pe...
    Ellen Thompson
    created by Ellen Thompson
  • Advisory Committee Handbook

    The Minnesota Department of Education created this handbook to assist programs in utilizing advisory committees. This document was provided by Joel Larsen.
    Ellen Thompson
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  • Career Pathways Diagram

    This is the Perkins IV Career Pathways Diagram for your reference provided by Joel Larsen.
    Ellen Thompson
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  • Marketing Scenario Ideas - 2010 Summer Conference

    These are some sample marketing scenarios and the ideas generated from the Marketing Your Ag Program Workshop at the 2010 Summer Conference.  Please feel free to add your ideas to these.   1. You need to cre...
    Ellen Thompson
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  • Agriculture Jobs in Demand Article - Capital Press

    This is an article printed in the Capital Press relating to off farm job demand and average salary. The data is mostly related to western states but may be a good resources article.   A copy of the article is at...
    Ellen Thompson
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