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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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District V Message--Dean Dittmar--3/21/2007

Wednesday, March 21, 2007


-Plans for Garden Cart Requested 
-Summer Welding Courses for Teachers to be offered by Rend Lake College just south of Mt. Vernon

I am looking for plans to build a garden cart that you can pull behind a lawn mower.  We are building these for sale in the community and for the grounds crew here at the high school.  If anyone has plans for this, please e-mail me.

Edwardsville High School
Agriculture Educator /  FFA Advisor


Need to brush up on your welding skills, always wanted to take a welding course and have never had the opportunity or do you just really enjoy welding and want to take a class?

        Rend Lake College is offering two sections of

WELD 1270 - Introduction to Welding Processes this summer!

        WELD 1270 1K:  8am-10 am, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: June 5th-July 27th

        WELD 1270 51: 5 pm-8:50 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: June 5th-July 27th

        4 credit hour courses (lecture/lab format): $390

For additional information or to register contact:


Dr. Sarah Bond
[email protected]
Division Chair 
Applied Science & Technology 
Rend Lake College
468 N Ken Gray Parkway
Ina, IL 62846
(800) 369-4321 ext. 1260
(618) 437-5321 ext. 1260

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