• Who's Excited??

    While I am writing this, I am looking forward to participating in National Teach Ag Day. I'm sure by the time this is printed, we will have all sorts of amazing stories to share from Teach Ag Day. Whether you have gra...
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  • Thanks! Thanks and Many Thanks!!!

    First, I just want to say, WOW! I am humbled by the energy and willingness to help agricultural education and our programs succeed that I felt from the National FFA Alumni Development Conference in Green Bay Wisconsin...
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  • Nothing Gold Can Stay

    Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf's a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf, So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day Nothing gold can stay. These words by ...
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  • Love the Life you Live

    Greetings and Happy Spring!   I hope this finds everyone doing well. I know weather conditions vary all across the country, but we are certainly feeling spring weather down in central Florida. I think my students went...
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  • Tagging our profession!

    Greetings!       I had a thrilling moment today when a former student told me that she is considering teaching agriculture and switching majors from Elementary Education. Of course I said it was an awesome idea as w...
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  • Bring in the new year!

    I first want to start by saying thank you. I am blessed beyond belief to have this opportunity to represent you and work on behalf of NAAE. I must say, we as an organization are blessed to have an outstanding staff wh...
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  • Final Thoughts for Region V

         I have sat down to write my final post as the Region V Vice President several times now. It seems like just yesterday that Ray passed on our Region to me and offered his words of advise. The last 3 years has been...
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  • Happy New School Year!

         Whew! I don't know about you, but jumping back into the new school year, officer meetings and CDE practices and my first week back to school has been a whirlwind! Is it possible that I have already overbooked mys...
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  • Are you ready?

    It is bittersweet that we just completed the Region V Summer Conference in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina. It was a wonderful conference, but my last as the Regional Vice President. I have worked with great and caring...
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  • Are we there yet?

    Senior-it is has hit Deltona High School in FULL force! Does anyone else feel like the countdown to the end of school has begun? Although I know we all end school at different times, the last few weeks of a school yea...
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  • Greetings from Sunny Florida!

    Goodness, what a winter! There were two days that they announced on the news that Florida was the only state not getting snow! I am certainly not complaining about my winter, but I know that many of you have dealt wit...
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  • Getting ready for the new year!

         First, I want to say thank you to all of our participants and sponsors for making the 2010 NAAE Convention a success! Second, I would like to congratulate our Award Winners one last time. It is refreshing to see ...
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  • Moving Forward

         If any of you are like me, you have completed the first 9 weeks of school and now into the second part of the semester. Anyone else wondering what to change and how to move forward from here? It seems like we kee...
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  • Happy New Year!

    Greetings!   No, I'm not crazy, nor is it January. However, we know in education that new and exciting opportunities begin this time of year.   Now, I know some of you have already completed weeks of school, and som...
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  • Heavy Heart in Education

    I sit here on the eve of Florida's FFA State Convention with a heavy heart even though I am excited about the week's opportunities ahead. Last Wednesday, the first day of post planning at my high school, 57 staff memb...
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  • Region V

         I officially have 6 more weeks of school, but I am already looking forward to summer and our Regional Conference in Gulfport, Mississippi. Please complete the registration form as soon as possible, I know numbers...
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  • Scary times call for action

    I know I am not always eager to make parent phone calls to let parents know of student infractions or failing grades. However, I do recognize that it is my job to make that step in trying to help the situation. Simila...
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  • It is our job to continue the profession

    A friend of mine shared with me a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done ...
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  • Happy National FFA Week!

    I hope everyone has a wonderful National FFA Week and National Teach Ag Day!
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  • Make a Difference

    Greetings! It is so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of this time of year. From presentations and group projects or trying to squeeze in one more lab, this time of year can be a bit overwhelming! If you ...
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