• Monday Morning Monitor-- 8/23/2021

    August 23, 2021 Vision The Council creates an intentional direction for the Agricultural Education Model by: Connecting Leaders Fostering Collaboration Driving Action Mission The Council leads the future of ...
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  • Monday Morning Monitor-- 8/16/2021

    August 16, 2021 Vision The Council creates an intentional direction for the Agricultural Education Model by: Connecting Leaders Fostering Collaboration Driving Action Mission The Council leads the future of ...
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  • Monday Morning Monitor-- 8/9/2021

    August 9, 2021 Vision The Council creates an intentional direction for the Agricultural Education Model by: Connecting Leaders Fostering Collaboration Driving Action Mission The Council leads the future of s...
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  • Communities of Practice Survey 

    Communities of Practice (CoP) is a professional networking and sharing site for agricultural educators. You can find discussions, resources, blogs and tools related to more than 30 agricultural education community top...
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  • A Spotlight for an Agriculture Teacher

    Being an Ag Teacher is more often a calling than a career. It’s a lot of hard work, time and devotion. Ag teachers are rarely, if ever, in the spotlight because they are the ones shining that spotlight on their studen...
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  • Resources Abound for Agricultural Educators!

    Adaptation is often the norm for Ag Teachers. Every day is a new adventure, every activity turns out differently for every class, and every lesson plan is more guide than firm timeline. And all over the country Ag Tea...
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  • "And the Award Goes To..."

    Although April seems a little early to be looking forward to December, the NAAE Award and Scholarship season means our membership begins anticipating winter in spring. Every year ag teachers from across the country be...
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  • BBC's "Follow the Food"

    In BBC’s new program, “Follow the Food,” renowned botanist James Wong explores how we can feed the world’s ever-growing population, all the way from farm to fork. Especially timely due to COVID-19’s impact on ou...
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  • Be the Host with the Most!

    It was a year like never before, and a Teach Ag day that showed it. Plans had changed, in person events were canceled, and face masks were the new staple accessory. All of this could have put a damper on Center-Stanto...
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  • 2021?  What's New?

    For those of you that I haven't been able to meet, yet, I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself.  I live in Mechanicsburg, PA, with my husband of 14 years, Jason, and our three daughters, Joleigh (13), Jordyn (1...
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  • Half a career (almost)...

    Hello, NAAE members!   I write you, today, with a sense of bittersweet.  This will be my last "News and Views" post as a member of the NAAE Board of Directors.  I'm very much ready to relax a little bit and spend mor...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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