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FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education..

The FFA Alumni Association supports and advocates for agricultural education and FFA through gifts of time, talent and financial resources..

The mission of the Illinois FFA Foundation is to provide financial support for the Illinois FFA. When you make a gift to the Illinois Foundation FFA, you are investing in the future of agriculture..

The Illinois Association of Vocation Agriculture Teachers (IAVAT) is a professional organization for agricultural teachers at all levels..

The Illinois Association of Community College Agriculture Instructors (IACCAI) is a statewide professional organization for postsecondary agriculture instructors. .

The Illinois Postsecondary Agricultural Student (PAS) Organization provides opportunities for individual growth, leadership and career preparation. .

The Illinois Farm Bureau & Affiliated Companies Youth Education in Agriculture program offers unique educational programs to Illinois youth in 4-H and FFA. .

The purpose of the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom Program is to encourage educators to incorporate more information about the agriculture, food, and natural resources system into daily lessons..
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Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education (FCAE) is a state project administered through the Illinois State Board of Education that is tasked with improving and expanding agricultural education from pre-k through adult levels..

The Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education (ILCAE) is a voluntary, grassroots agricultural industry group focused on the expansion and improvement of Agricultural Education programs at all levels..

The Illinois Committee for Agricultural Education (ICAE) is a 13-member committee established by legislation and appointed by the Governor to advise both the governor and state education agencies concerning Agricultural Education K-adult..

The Illinois State Board of Education is the state agency responsible for Pre-K through 12th grade education. Its primary mission is state program leadership, planning, approval, funding, and evaluation..

The Illinois Department of Agriculture will be an advocate for Illinois' agricultural industry and provide the necessary regulatory functions to benefit consumers, agricultural industry, and our natural resources.. provides information about the Agricultural Education profession and encourages students to consider a career as an agriculture teacher..

MyCAERT provides teachers with an integrated online system to Plan, Document, Deliver, and Assess Career and Technical Education instruction. .

Information Technology and Communication Services (ITCS) Instructional Materials provides agricultural education publications in a variety of formats. .

The Agricultural Experience Tracker is the premiere personalized online system for tracking experiences in agricultural education. .
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Erica Thieman
Illinois State Board of Education
Principal Consultant in Agricultural Education
100 North First Street, C-215
Springfield, IL 62777
(217) 524-4832
(217) 782-0710 fax
[email protected]
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7/9/2019--Three Circles Budget Application Released in IWAS
6/25/2019--FY20 AgEd Three Circles and Closing Out FY19 AgEd Grants
5/31/2019--FY20 (Upcoming Year) Incentive Funding Grant Timeline
5/16/2019--IFG Amendments/Funds
5/9/2019--IFG/IAEP Amendment Instructions
5/2/2019--Important: Three Circles Grant Clarifications
5/1/2019--IFG Surplus Reallocations and IAEP Grant Allocations
4/26/2019--Incentive Funding Grant Surplus Allocation/Amendments
4/12/2019--Reminder: 2018-19 Three Circles Corrections Due Today!
4/8/2019--FY19 Three Circles Grant Corrections and Surplus Allocations
3/29/2019--IFG New Ag Ed Program Letter
3/20/2019--Reminder: 3 Circles Grant Intent to Apply Needed ASAP
3/18/2019--Summer Coop Courses for Teachers
1/28/2019--Greetings from ISBE (AgEd)
10/17/2018--FY 2019 Agricultural Education Incentive Funding Applications Available in IWAS
10/17/2018--FY 2019 Agriculture Education Three Circles Grant Applications
8/28/2018--FY 2019 Three Circles (FFA & SAE) Grant
7/16/2018--Three Circles Grant Update & Guidance
6/21/2018--FY 2018 Agriculture Education 3 Circles Grant
6/4/2018--Revised Start Date Information for FY19 Three Circles Grant.
5/22/2018--Agriculture Principal Consultant Vacancy
4/30/2018--FY19 Three Circle Grant & Interim Ag Consultant Named
4/2/2018--FY19 Incentive Funding Grant Application Active
3/29/2018--A Time for New Beginnings
3/27/2018--FY18 IFG budget increase, SAC app, PaCE Framework
1/31/2018--New GATA Programmatic Reporting, CCR Public Comment
12/20/2017--FY18 Three Circle (FFA & SAE) Budget Application Active
12/4/2017--Webinar: Three Circles Budget Application
11/17/2017--FY18 Three Circle Initial Application Due Date Extended
10/13/2017--Three Circle (FFA & SAE) Initial Application, CTEI/Perkins Guidance, ELIS Search Tip
10/6/2017--Webinar for the Three Circle (FFA and SAE) Grant
9/14/2017--FY18 IFG Budget Increase, FY19 Budget Hearings, IFG Reminders, Elec Expend Report
9/12/2017--The Council Releases SAE Resources
9/7/2017--U.S. Presidential Scholars in CTE
8/22/2017--Welcome - New Year, FY18 IFG Budgets Active, Webinar Links
8/11/2017--FY18 IFG Budget Application Webinar
7/3/2017--National Officer Candidate for Illinois; Rules Posted
4/27/2017--FY18 IFG Application Active; FY17 Amendment
2/28/2017--Gov Budget Recom., Critical Shortage Area, ISBE Staffing, Checking Grant and Payment Status, IFG
11/18/2016--ISBE Budget Hearings/Input
10/28/2016--IFG Budget Application Guidance, Excellence in Action
10/17/2016--FY17 Incentive Funding Grant - Budgets Active
8/31/2016--Incentive Funding Grant (IFG)
8/25/2016--U.S. Presidential Scholars in Career and Technical Education Program
8/25/2016--Nationwide Call to Action to Reduce Soil Loss and Degradation
7/11/2016--FY17 Grants and GATA
6/28/2016--National Officer Candidate Representing Illinois
6/15/2016--RFP for Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education (FCAE)
4/20/2016--FY17 IFG Application & Guidelines, FY16 IFG Amendment Reminder
3/31/2016--Illinois Secures Grant to Improve Career Pathways for Students
3/23/2016--Amendments, Deadlines, Reminders, SAC, CCR Recommendations
3/10/2016--CTE Makeover Challenge
12/10/2015--Scholarships for Student Safety Training
12/10/2015--Revised: Scholarships for Student Safety Training
11/18/2015--Excellence in Action, SAE Guidance, ISBE Budget Hearing
10/22/2015--Top Five U.S. Presidential Scholars in CTE
10/10/2015--ISBE Budget Hearings, Licensing Changes, Expenditure Report Resource
10/9/2015--State Course Changes, FY16 IFG Update, Check IFG Payment, FFA Membership
9/2/2015--Nominate Students for U.S. Presidenital Scholar
8/31/2015--FY16 Incentive Funding Grant Budget Application Active
6/25/2015--Governor Signs Education Bill with Ag Ed/National FFA Officer Candidate/CTE Presidential Scholar
4/20/2015--FY16 IFG application; IWAS/e-GMS back online; FY15 Budget Info.
4/2/2015--Grants System Unavailable; Board Member Change
3/9/2015--IFG amendment, Ag Ed line item, Deadlines, Licensure Links, New Board Members
12/2/2014--NASAE Outstanding Executive Secretary; Check for Receipt of IFG Payment
9/10/2014--FY15 GAST Awards, FY15 IFG Budget Due
8/22/2014--FY15 IFG Budget live, FY15 Ag Ed line item, New School Year
7/17/2014--Industry Safety Credential, Change to CTE ELS Requirements
6/30/2014--National Officer Candidate, FY15 GAST Grant Application
6/4/2014--FY15 Ag Ed Line Item, Prof Devel in ELIS, LAS Advisory
4/28/2014--FY15 IFG Application / Middle School (7th-8th grade) Licensure Requirements
4/25/2014--FY14 IFG Budget Amendments Due, FY14 GAST Grant -4/25/2014
12/9/2013--FY14 Growing Agriculture Science Teachers (GAST) Grant Application -12/09/2013
8/21/2013--IFG budget active, line item, new application, performance measures-8/21/2013
7/2/2013--Ag Ed line item, NO Candidate, Safety Resources-7/2/2013
6/5/2013--ISBE FY14 budget, FY14 IFG app, Entrep Conf-6/5/2013
5/15/2013--IFG amendment approved or payment received, ISBE CTE position opening-5/15/2013
4/18/2013--FY14 IFG App, NGSS, Deadlines, IWAS Info-4/18/2013
3/29/2013--IFG amendment reminder-3/29/2013
3/6/2013--5Essentials Survey-3/6/2013
3/1/2013--Teacher Certification/Licensure Changes -3/1/2013
2/11/2013--FY13 Growing Agricultural Science Teachers (GAST) Grants Announced-2/11/2013
1/17/2013--ISBE Announces New State CTE Director-1/17/2013
1/9/2013--Next Generation Science Standards for Final Public Comment -1/09/2013
11/30/2012--FY13 Growing Agriculture Science Teachers (GAST) Grant Application
11/26/2012--School Transportation-11/26/2012
10/9/2012--IFG Expenditure Reporting-10/9/2012
10/2/2012--Illinois Pathways, FFA Membership-10/2/2012
8/24/2012--IFG Open, Webinar, ISBE Changes-8/24/2012
8/9/2012--Webinar for New IFG Process-8/9/2012
7/30/2012--IFG Request for Access Available-7/30/2012
6/12/2012--Illinois FFA National Officer Candidate Selected-6/12/2012
6/8/2012--Illinois State Board of Education Message-6/8/2012
5/21/2012--Student Advisory Council & Interim CTE Director -5/21/2012
5/14/2012--Next Generation Science Standards for review-5/14/2012
5/1/2012--Common Career & Technical Core & IL CTE Director-5/1/2012
4/30/2012--FY13 Incentive Funding Grant application available -4/30/2012
4/4/2012--FY13 Incentive Funding Grant process changes-4/4/2012
2/7/2012--IFG reminders, Gov. Quinn touts Agriculture-2/7/2012
1/20/2012--Illinois receives Race to the Top funds for developing Learning Exchanges-1/20/2012
12/30/2011--FY12 GAST announcement-12/30/2011
12/16/2011--Industry Certifications-12/16/2011
10/31/2011--FY12 IFG budgets can now be amended-10/31/2011
10/20/2011--FY12 Incentive Funding Grant Budgets Approved -10/20/2011
10/20/2011--FY12 Incentive Funding Grant Budgets Approved -10/18/2011
9/22/2011--FY12 Growing Agricultural Science Teachers (GAST) Application -9/22/2011
9/8/2011--IFG budget deadline; PERA -9/8/2011
8/22/2011--Welcome, Ag Ed line item, FY12 budgets active-8/22/2011
6/20/2011--Agricultural Education rules for public comment -6/20/2011
5/27/2011--FCAE RFP-5/27/2011
5/25/2011--FY11 IFG Guidance, FY12 IFG application, Common Core-5/25/2011
4/21/2011--FY12 Incentive Funding Grant Application - 4/21/2011
4/13/2011--Deadlines Approaching - 4/13/2011
11/12/2010--FY11 Incentive Funding Grants Approved-11/12/2010
10/14/2010--FFA Roster, Standards, Alignment, & NCLB-10/14/2010
9/28/2010--Illinois State Board of Education Message-9/28/2010
9/16/2010--Illinois State Board of Education Message-9/16/2010
9/7/2010--Illinois State Board of Education Message-9/07/2010
8/13/2010--Illinois State Board of Education Message-8/13/2010
8/4/2010--Illinois State Board of Education Message-8/4/2010
6/28/2010--Illinois State Board of Education Message-6/28/2010
5/18/2010--Illinois State Board of Education Message-5/18/2010
4/16/2010--Illinois State Board of Education Message-4/16/2010
11/3/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-11/03/2009
10/16/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-10/16/2009
10/16/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-10/16/2009
8/26/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-8/26/2009
8/24/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-8/24/2009
8/5/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-8/5/2009
7/21/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-7/21/2009
7/18/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-7/18/2009
7/2/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-7/2/2009
6/23/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-6/23/2009
5/28/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-5/28/2009
4/29/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-4/29/2009
4/21/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-4/21/2009
1/23/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-1/23/2009
1/12/2009--Illinois State Board of Education Message-1/12/2009
10/17/2008--Illinois State Board of Education Message-10/17/2008
9/19/2008--Illinois State Board of Education Message-9/19/2008
8/29/2008--Illinois State Board of Education Message-8/29/2008
6/24/2008--Illinois State Board of Education Message-6/24/2008
4/24/2008--Illinois State Board of Education Message--4/24/2008
4/4/2008--Illinois State Board of Education Message--4/4/2008
2/28/2008--Illinois State Board of Education Message--2/28/2008
2/19/2008--Illinois State Board of Education Message--2/19/2008

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