Andrea Fristoe

New Teacher News -- November 2020

Blog Post created by Andrea Fristoe on Dec 1, 2020


Totally Acceptable. . . . 

  1. To be especially thankful 2020 is nearly over,
  2. To be excited for the 2020 NAAE Virtual Convention to start next week,
  3. To already have your favorite sweatpants picked out to wear to Thanksgiving,
  4. To stay positive even though Thanksgiving will likely look different this year,
  5. To have a very HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!!!

My Corner of the World

How did you attend and participate in National FFA Convention? For the students at Columbia High School, in Missouri, it was a socially distanced, virtual experience.


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Ag Education for ALL!

Agricultural Education for All is a joint partnership of the National Association of Agricultural Educators and the National FFA Organization with the goal of ensuring all in agricultural education feel welcome, safe and celebrated as their authentic selves. Every month in New Teacher News we will feature some of the outstanding teachers making a difference and creating inclusive, diverse and equitable programs for their students. 

This month, we would like to introduce you to Jacob Timm, agriculture teacher at Rosholt School District, in Rosholt, Wisconsin. This is his first year as an ag teacher and he is learning to navigate social distancing and virtual learning in the COVID-19 era. 


Ag Teacher Tips & Tools

Virtual Vet  Education
Check out this great distance learning resource to share with your vet science students! Thanks Nikki Boutwell, ag teacher at Clint Independent School District, in Texas, for posting this on the Ag Education Discussion lab!


Share Your Ag Teacher Tips and Tools!
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Stay Inspired!


Healthy Habits

How to Host a Socially Distant Thanksgiving

It’s no secret that Thanksgiving this year will look a whole lot different than usual. If you are feeling bummed about this year’s crazy circumstances, don’t worry! A socially distant Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be a boring Thanksgiving!  Read more >>


NAAE Membership Benefits

NAAE Convention

Held in conjunction with ACTE's CareerTech VISION, NAAE members have access to both conventions. The NAAE Convention schedule aligns with the VISION schedule, so that our members have the opportunity to experience both conventions for one price. 


Promising Practices

Food Biofortification—Reaping the Benefits of Science to Overcome Hidden Hunger

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) released a new paper, Food Biofortification—Reaping the Benefits of Science to Overcome Hidden Hunger, which is part of the series on The Need for Agricultural Innovation to Sustainably Feed the World by 2050. It is now available for download.



Before You Go. . . 


Contact Us

National Association of Agricultural Educators 
2525 Harrodsburg Road
Suite 200
Lexington, KY 40504



The National Teach Ag Campaign is a project of the National Council for Agricultural Education, led by the National Association of Agricultural Educators. For more information, visit the Teach Ag website. Funding for the National Teach Ag Campaign is provided by the CHS Foundation, Corteva Agriscience™, Growth Energy, and BASF as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.