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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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Sunday, July 08, 2007

Cobden HS, Pinckneyville HS, and Williamson County Ag In The Classroom Program



Cobden High School

Position     Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor
Description     Cobden High School is located in Jackson County just south of Carbondale off of Highway 51 in section 24. Agriscience, agrimechanics, and horticultural courses in the high school of 225 students in grades 9-12. 55 students taking high school ag. courses and approximately 100 junior high students in exploratory ag. courses. Newly built greenhouse and supportive administration and community. Salary and benefits discussed at the interview. For more information, view their website at-
    Prior to July 25th, send cover letter, resume, copy of grade transcript in 9x12 envelope and do not fold contents to:
Karl Sweitzer
Cobden Unit School District #17
413 N. Appleknocker Drive
Cobden, IL 62920
(618) 893-4031

School     Pinckneyville High School
Position     Co-Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor
Description     Pinckneyville is located in Perry County of Section 24 south of Nashville and North of Murphysboro on Highway 127. New teacher will be working with Carrie Koester. Great opportunity to work in a two-teacher department with classes in agriscience, horticulture, ag. mechanics, agribusiness, and natural resources. Very supportive administration, FFA Alumni, and community. Newly built greenhouse with very good facilities. Nearly 200 students taking ag. classes out of 535 students in the high school.
For more information - (618) 357-5013 or
    Prior to July 20th, please send letter of interest, resume, transcripts, references, and copy of certification to :

Mr. Brent Kreid, Superintendent, Pinckneyville Community High School District No. 101, 600 E. Water St., Pinckneyville, IL 62274

County     Williamson County Ag In The Classroom Program
Position     Coordinator
Description     Williamson county is located in Southeastern Illinois with Marion as the largest city intersected by Interstate 57. AITC county coordinator will be presenting agriscience activities to K-8 students and providing resources and training to teachers. This is a part-time position with hourly pay and flexible(set your own) hours. Travel and expenses will be reimbursed.
    If interested, contact by phone or send a cover letter and resume to:

Garry Jenkins
Williamson County Farm Bureau
1517 E DeYoung St
Marion, IL 62959-5013

Phone: 618-993-2609
Fax: 618-997-9444

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