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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
District 5 Program Advisor
Sections 21-25
1475 West Whittaker
Salem, IL 62881
Cell: (618) 780-0230
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District 5 Message of Oct 19 2001 12:20AM

Friday, October 19, 2001

""oes anyone know of a science kit that detects the Roundup Ready Gene in plants via chemicals added to the leaf and/or seeds? If so, please email me any ordering information.
"SIUC student teachers this fall
"Pumpkin Pie hands"on activity similar to plastic bag ice cream
"Trap shoot information from Benton High School

4 SIUC AGRICULTURAL E"UCATION STU"ENTS are currently student teaching with plans to graduate in "ecember, 2001. Kelli Wickham " Flora, Nealy Hamson " Mt. Vernon, Travis Krueger " Carmi, and Karen Jeffries " Oregon(the state of). Contact information will soon be at the website. 9 students are planning to student teach this spring from SIUC as well.

PUMPKIN PATCH PIE from Susan Miller, Williamson County Ag. Literacy Coordinator…What a great activity nearing Halloween and Thanksgiving that your students can do with lower grades and teach about pumpkin production and food. Already tested and tasted by the FCAE and FFA staff!

1. Combine these items in a gallon Ziploc freezer bag:
"2 2/3 cups cold milk
"2 packages(4 serving size) instant vanilla pudding mix
2. Remove the air and Ziploc shut.
3. Squeeze and kneed with hands until blended for 1 minute.
4. Add these items:
"1 can(15 ounces) solid"pack pumpkin
"1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
"1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
5. Remove the air and Ziploc shut.
6. Squeeze and kneed with hands until blended for 2 minutes.
7. Place 1/2 Tablespoon of graham cracker crumbs in the bottom of small "ixie cups.
8. Cut corner of gallon freezer bag and squeeze pie filling into cups.
9. Garnish with 1 container(8ounces) whipped topping placed in a quart freezer bag with the corner cut for dispensing.
10. Add a spoon. Serve and enjoy.
11. "iscuss pumpkin production while students are eating.
Yield " 25 students and 1 teacher.
Ingredients can be divided by 4 or 5 for students to work in small groups.

ALL SCHOOLS THAT ARE COMING TO THE BENTON TRAP SHOOT: Could you please email me ([email protected]) a list of your teams. It will make registration much easier for everyone. I would like to have these lists the week after convention, but will take them up to the time of the contest. You may still register at the shoot, but do to the increased numbers of students this year, we felt like preregistration would help to speed things up.

See you at FFA Convention next week!

"ean "ittmar
Field Advisor
Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education
2560 Mascoutah Ave.
Belleville, IL 62220
T " (618) 257"8272
F " (618) [email protected]
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