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NAAE News & Opportunities
National Agriscience Teacher of the Year Award WILL be offered for 2017
The application instruction, supporting information and required signature sheet are available at http://www.naae.org/resources/awards/index.cfm#naty. All NAAE award applications are due May 15th, except regional citations, which are to be turned in at each region?s conference. For Region VI information, see the column to the right!
Call for volunteers to judge NAAE Awards
All NAAE members are invited to volunteer to help select regional winners for 2017 NAAE awards. Interested members should visit
http://www.naae.org/resources/leadership_volunteer.cfm#judging for complete details. Deadline to volunteer is May 12th.
2017 NAAE Convention
Registration and housing are open for the 2017 NAAE Convention, and NAAE is also accepting professional development workshop proposals through May 12th. For all details about NAAE convention, visit http://www.naae.org/convention2017/index.cfm.
CASE Institute Registration is Open
Opportunities from our Partners
DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award
DEKALB® is proud to announce that we will once again sponsor the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award. For 70 years, this award has been presented to agriculture students who exemplify scholarship, commitment and work ethic. To nominate a deserving student in your chapter, ag educators should visit DEKALB.com/awards between March 1 - May 1, 2017.
Bayer Offers Awards for Those Seeking to Help Protect & Promote Bee Pollinators
Bayer's Bee Care program recently announced three great opportunities for anyone who has been involved in protecting and promoting bee pollinators as well as for those interested in establishing pollinator forage. There?s a $1,000 Youth Bee Care Community Leadership Award, a $5,000 Bee Care Community Leadership Award, and grants for up to $5,000 to establish or restore pollinator forage. Click here to see how you can apply!
Great resources for state leaders that will help you grow your organization!
2017 Annual State Conference Dates
Connecticut - 3rd Week of August
Delaware - June 2017
Maryland - July 11-13th @ Cockeysville, MD
NEAT - June 25-28th @ Portsmouth, NH
New Jersey - Last Friday of September @ Ecocomplex, Rutgers University
New York - June 20-23rd @ Oswegatchie Educational Center
Pennsylvania - July 11-14th @ Philadelphia, PA
Virginia - July 17-20th @ Exmore, VA
West Virginia - TBD
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2017 Regional Meeting: June 25-28, 2017; Portsmouth, NH
More information and details as they become available will be posted on our website.
Registration form available at the above site. Hotel block closes May 19th.
Award Applications for Outstanding Service, Outstanding Cooperation, and Lifetime Achievement are due, postmarked by June 5th, to:
Region VI Vice President
32 Bare Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Future Regional Meeting Locations:
2017 NAAE Regional Leadership Conference Committee Priorities
Policy & Bylaws