• 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
    created by Ellen Thompson
  • 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 marquisSend a follow-up email to school staff regarding student success or involvemen...
    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 & Tim
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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
    created by Ellen Thompson
  • 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 Martin C...
    Ellen Thompson
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  • 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 people may be some...
    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 create an outli...
    Ellen Thompson
    created by Ellen Thompson
  • Social Media for the Ag Department

    Do you use social media (Facebook, Twitter, Cell Phone calling groups) to stay connected to your students? Do you want to get started? Share your thoughts and resources here.  Also check out these already made ideas. 
    Ellen Thompson
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  • Testimonials for Promotion

     Capture testimonials about the ag program and from current and former students/parents/stakeholders for display. You may also wish to secure testimonials from alumni members and business leaders. Once you capture the...
    Ellen Thompson
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  • Ag Program Newsletter

    Attached is a document that provides resources and examples for promoting your program through a newsletter. Please share your comments and upload any related materials for others to use.
    Ellen Thompson
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  • Certificate of Appreciation

    Honoring supporters and partners of the ag department can be a great way to keep stakeholders invested in your program as well as promoting the program. Do you use certificates of appreciation in your program?        ...
    Ellen Thompson
    created by Ellen Thompson
  • Classroom Field Trips

    Classroom field excursions can be useful tools in promoting your program while offering a valuable learning experience for students.  Do you take your classes on field trips or site visits?  If so please share your ex...
    Ellen Thompson
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  • Ag Program Press Releases

    Do you use press releases to promote your program? If so please share your experience and tips. Do you have questions about how to effectively use press releases? Ask here. Upload any samples or documents that may be ...
    Ellen Thompson
    created by Ellen Thompson
  • Hosting A Guest Speaker

    Do you host guest speakers?  If so please share your experience and tips. Upload any documents that may be useful for others. Check out the attached document for other useful tips and a sample outline for guest speake...
    Ellen Thompson
    created by Ellen Thompson