• Building our Future

    National Teach Ag Day was a wonderful celebration!  Now that the excitement has passed, it's time to remember that recruiting and retaining the next generation professionals in agriculture education is a task that req...
    Parker Bane
    created by Parker Bane
  • ALISSA F. SMITH NAMED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATORS

    Lexington, Ky. – The board of directors of the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) is pleased to announce that Alissa F. Smith of Nicholasville, Ky. has been hired as NAAE Chief Executive Officer (CE...
    Olivia Thomas
    created by Olivia Thomas
  • A New Era

    Nothing is as it once was.  Across the nation, agriculture teachers are wearing masks and shields.  Students are sitting in a classroom, spaced 6 feet apart.  Fundraising efforts are on hold.  Events and contests are ...
    Sherisa Nailor
    created by Sherisa Nailor
  • 2020 NAAE Convention Goes Virtual!

    With the announcement of ACTE CareerTech Vision becoming the Virtual Vision, NAAE has also made the decision to go virtual in 2020.  We value the health and safety of our members and look to provide a new way for them...
    Olivia Thomas
    created by Olivia Thomas
  • ACTE Ag Ed Division Update from Scott Stone

    I am sure many you have heard the Kenny Rogers song the gambler. This was one of my favorite songs when I was growing up. A famous line from this song is "you have to know when to hold them, know when to fold them, kn...
    Olivia Thomas
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  • Rising to the Occasion

    Recently, those of us in education have undergone quite a bit of excitement.  I know that we have all been through a lot over the past few months, but recently, many of us have been anxiously awaiting.........our scho...
    Parker Bane
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  • A Brand New Start to the School Year

    Preparing for the start of a new school year is never easy, but this year teachers will have even more hurdles to leap before school starts in the fall. For those who will return in person, how do you socially distanc...
    Olivia Thomas
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  • For Such a Time as This

    For such a time as this.   You may not be familiar with this scripture, but I have spent a lot of time lately thinking about Esther 4:14.  The last three months have surely been a whirlwind of a ride. However, I bel...
    Sherisa Nailor
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  • I would have never thought...

    I would have never thought that in my teaching career, I would see a situation like we are in right now.  If there's one thing I've learned, it's that in teaching, you have to be prepared for anything!   I hope this ...
    Parker Bane
    created by Parker Bane
  • A Letter From Our President-Elect

    From Sherisa Nailor:   Happy spring!  Four short months ago, I stood before those in attendance at the NAAE Convention and challenged our organization and profession to change the status quo.  Little did I know just h...
    Olivia Thomas
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  • Congrats to the 2019 Award Winners!

    Congratulations to the 2019 NAAE Award Winners! In December, NAAE gathered in Anaheim, California to celebrate a dedication to agricultural education, professional development and the achievements of professionals acr...
    Sabrina Shaver
    created by Sabrina Shaver
  • Reenergizing in the New Year

    By Eric Tilleman    Well it’s 2020 and most of us have been rolling through semester tests or have started a new semester with new students. Maybe new classes and the realization of the mountain of work you will have...
    Sabrina Shaver
    created by Sabrina Shaver
  • Happy New Year!

    Welcome to a New Year!  I want to thank you for your continued engagement in NAAE and wish for many blessings to come your way personally and professionally.     For those of you that I haven't been able to meet, yet...
    Parker Bane
    created by Parker Bane
  • Congratulations to the 2018 Teachers Turn the Key Award Winners

    The beginning of anyone's career can sometimes seem like a daunting and impossible to avoid venture. For budding agriculture teachers it is no different. For these beginning teachers in their second to fourth year of ...
    Sabrina Shaver
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  • National FFA- National Advisor and Executive Secretary.pdf

    Sabrina Shaver
    created by Sabrina Shaver
  • “The Road I Have Traveled”

    Fellow NAAE members, I have always found it interesting how unique but yet similar agriculture teachers are to one another in their daily educational endeavors. When I first began my career as an agriculture teacher ...
    Jason Kemp
    created by Jason Kemp
  • Can it be that time already?

    Hello, NAAE!   I hope this message finds you well.  October brings about many things...changing colors, the harvest, Pumpkin Spice everything, and National FFA Convention.  National FFA Convention is always an exciti...
    Parker Bane
    created by Parker Bane
  • Congratulations to the 2018 Outstanding Service Citation Award Winners!

    Each year, the NAAE has the opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations who have made an impact on agricultural education across the country. These people go above and beyond standard support as they donate...
    Sabrina Shaver
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