• MARCH MADNESS- HOW DOES YOUR EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY BRACKET LOOK?

    MARCH MADNESS- HOW DOES YOUR EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY BRACKET LOOK?   How do you keep your team motivated and finish the year on top?  In the competitive spirit, I wanted to challenge you to create a game plan on how ...
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  • Live Each Day to the Fullest!

    ~Hello Region I and Happy Valentines Week to you!!!~       This past week has really made me stop and think how short life can really be.  One moment everything is rolling along, emails being received and sent, st...
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  • LET�S BE THANKFUL! 

    LET’S BE THANKFUL!                  THANKFUL~ November is the month we are supposed to consider what we are thankful for, but why should it just be one month; could we do it all year long? I will tell you I am thank...
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  • BACK TO SCHOOL- WHO ARE YOU GOING TO TAG THIS YEAR?

    BACK TO SCHOOL- WHO ARE YOU GOING TO TAG THIS YEAR?   What an amazing summer!  I enjoyed visiting Montana, Idaho, and Washington at their summer conferences; thank you for making me feel so welcome.  The summer board...
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  • SUMMER HAS FINALLY ARRIVED!  WHAT IS DRIVING YOU TO STAY COOL AND HELP GEAR UP FOR ANOTHER YEAR??

    SUMMER HAS FINALLY ARRIVED!     WHAT IS DRIVING YOU TO STAY COOL AND HELP GEAR UP FOR ANOTHER YEAR??     I hope you are all having a wonderful summer so far and enjoying time with family and friends.  I have had the...
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  • Just Keep Swimming...

    Just Keep Swimming...     "No one can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending."     So TAG you're it. Pass it on!     Spring has sprung and the countdown is on!  I hope eve...
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  • The Roller Coaster Ride Continues- Are you enjoying the ride?

    THE ROLLER COASTER RIDE CONTINUES ARE YOU ENJOYING THE RIDE?   Just like a roller coaster each day provides the up’s, down’s, and quick jerks around the corners.  As we reach the end of February, I see teacher’s cring...
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  • Tis the Season of family, friends, forgiveness, and moving forward.

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!! Tis’ the Season of family, friends, forgiveness, and moving forward…. As the year comes to a close, I hope everyone is reflecting back on what the last 12 months has brought...
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  • "SURE YOU CAN!"

    SURE YOU CAN!              In the words of my 2 ½ year old, “Sure you can!”  That is what I keep telling myself lately, I am tired and this, that, and the other thing need to get done, UGH can I do it?  “...
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  • WELCOME BACK AND HERE WE GO WITH NAAE!

    WELCOME BACK AND HERE WE GO!   Did summer ever arrive or did I miss it?  Here we are back in school already, time to hit the pavement running in all of the important directions for an Agriculture Educator!  It is im...
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  • Advocacy - Is In Your Heart or Mind, Where Does Your Passion Lie?

    “Advocacy is it in your heart or mind, where does your passion lie?” “Now let’s put it to work!”               After my travels and six months of getting my feet wet in the NAAE Organization, I feel we ha...
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  • Advocating and Influencing our Future- Are you on board?

    Is spring here yet? In Washington we have had one of the craziest springs ever, one day sunny and pushing 60 degree’s, the next it is snowing with a winter storm warning (in April?); I truly am beginning to wonder.  T...
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  • Agriculture Teacher Recruitment/Have you tagged your replacement?

    I hope that everyone is gearing up for a productive National Teach AG Day! It is just around the corner, March 24th. There are a lot of materials available on the NAAE website, Communities of Practice, or by contactin...
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  • Embracing a New Year.

    Are you ready for the New Year?  Well it is time to embrace it!  The New Year has many opportunities for you as an agricultural educator:  have you thought about who is going to take your place when you retire or move...
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  • Region 1, On to Las Vegas

    I hope that many of you are planning to make the trip to the NAAE National Convention in Las Vegas, December 1-4, 2010. It is exciting to have several candidates for Region 1 Office. Erica Whitmore from Washington, Ju...
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  • Welcome Back

    Times sure have changed. I started teaching in 1984. The first day of school was the day after Labor Day. I was visiting with a teacher the other day who told me she has just started her sixth week of school. I know t...
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  • Legislative Advocacy

    For many years NAAE members have heard of the need to improve advocacy efforts in our programs throughout the country. I have heard of many examples of how members have developed relationships that allow members of th...
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  • April Region 1 Update

    I hope that each of you find a few hours to enjoy the spring. Here in California we are happy to have continued rain and snow. We can absolutely use the water. I was reading an article about the fact that tax revenues...
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  • Region 1, Happy National Teach Ag Day

    I hope that everyone has had a productive National Teach AG Day. A special thank you to our president Ray Nash for working with his Congressman Travis Childers to have him proclaim on the Floor of the House of Represe...
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  • Region 1 Update, Have you tagged your replacement?

    Have you tagged your replacement? I sure would hope by now that you have heard about National Teach Ag Ed Day, February 25, 2010. National Teach Ag Day is a component of the National Teach Ag Campaign, an initiative o...
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