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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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Casey Bolin
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Sections 21-25
1475 West Whittaker
Salem, IL 62881
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District V Message--Dean Dittmar--8/25/2006

Friday, August 25, 2006

In this message:
-Professional Development Plan Ready for Completion - Due 9/30
-Ag Education Enrollment/FFA Membership Powerpoint Slide
-Students Interested in Majoring in Ag. Education

Professional Development is now online ready for you to complete - Please plan out your needs and plans for professional development for the 06-07 school year.  Be sure to print this plan after you finalize.  Give a copy to your administration and EFE System Director so that they know of your wants and needs for the year.  Hopefully, your school district or EFE will be able to fund your professional development.  This form must be completed online by September 30, 2006.  click on IFGA after logging in.  See the green link - Professional Development Plan.

-Ag Education Enrollment stays steady and FFA membership increases in Illinois...View the attached powerpoint slide and use it in your classroom.  Copy and paste for newsletters and promotional items.

-Students interested in majoring in ag. education...Print and pass out the attached form to your junior and senior students.  Have them include their contact information if they are remotely interested in becoming an ag. teacher and majoring in agricultural education.   Return to your field advisor and we will send each student infomation on the benefits of a degree in agricultural education.

Have a good weekend!

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