Public Policy Committee Agenda

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Public Policy Committee Agenda

Wednesday, January 15 at 4:00 pm Central Time

Virtual Meeting                                                                       

  1. 1.  Call to order/roll call (Linda)

  2. 2.  Review of accessing information on communities of practice (Linda)

This way, anytime something new is posted to the committee space, members will get an email notification.


  1. 3.  Federal legislation update (Jay)


                  4.  State Profiles

Committee members were encouraged to continue to follow up with state profiles for his or her region.  We are at the point where a personal contact would work best.   All states should be reminded to update their profiles; those states without profiles should please get information to NAAE.

State Advocacy Profiles -

                                                        States Missing Profiles

  • Region 2 - Texas
  • Region 4 - Indiana, Michigan
  • Region 6 - Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, West Virginia


5.  State Legislation Crafting Survey Reminder



            7.  New business -

  • Create 1 page documents –
    • “What is happening” or “How to guides”
  • Success stories of Legislative Efforts should be shared for other states to use and learn from
  • Advocacy Training for Teachers


  • 2017-20 term members are going off the committee.  These are the positions to be elected. 2017-20 members can be re-elected to the new 3-year terms.  They should have submitted a signed MOU.
  • The 2018-21 and 2019-22 members do not need to be reelected; their terms continue.
    • Election - Region 1 - Kellan Standley, MT; Region 4 - Tony McCaul, MI; Region 5 - John Asbill
    • Election of committee secretary
  • Election of committee chair
  • Any other issues we see on the horizon 


8.  Adjourn


Focus items for our committee from the Strategic plan for NAAE

5.B.1-Collaborate with ACTE Public Policy Marketing

  • Strengthened national advocacy efforts for CTE including agricultural education.
  • Increased involvement in National Policy Seminar
  • Promoted the value of ACTE membership
  • Public Policy and Marketing Committees identify ways to collaborate with ACTE.
  • Continue and expand ag ed involvement in National Policy Seminar
  • Link ACTE membership benefits to NAAE
  • CTE joint advocacy projects. 

5.D-Collaborate with The National Council for Agricultural Education Strategic Planning Public Policy

  • Continued to expand National Teach Ag campaign
  • Continued to grow CASE
  • Collaborated on National Summit for Agricultural Education
  • Identified emerging national education and public policy issues
  • Strategic Planning and Public Policy Committees identify ways to collaborate with The Council.
  • Continue and expand NAAE increased role/visibility in National Summit for Ag Ed. Develop semi-annual list of emerging education and public policy issues.
  • Continue and expand management and facilitation of Council initiatives, such as the National Teach Ag Campaign and CASE.