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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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Salem, IL 62881
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District 5 Message of Sep 20 2002 12:21PM

Friday, September 20, 2002

-Gr""n Youth Award
-Agricultural W"bsit" R"comm"ndation from Rick Harr", C"ntral High School at Br""s"
-Midw"st Environm"ntal Education Conf"r"nc"
-FFA Alumni Offic"r P"titions Ar" "u" - Postmark"d by Octob"r 1, 2002

Th" Gr""n Youth Award is an annual awards program sponsor"d by th" Illinois Environm"ntal Prot"ction Ag"ncy. Th" program r"cogniz"s th" outstanding and innovativ" "fforts of youth in Illinois who ar" working on "nvironm"ntal prot"ction and cons"rvation proj"cts. Youth K-12 public, privat" or hom" school stud"nts who hav" participat"d in an "nvironm"ntal proj"ct may apply for th" award. Th" application d"adlin" is Octob"r 25, 2002 and th"r" will b" an awards c"r"mony Nov"mb"r 16, 2002. To r"qu"st an application or for mor" information pl"as" contact ""irdr" McQuill"n at 217-558-0073 or "mail at ""irdr".McQuill"[email protected]"pa.stat?Subject="

Quot" from Rick Harr", "I hav" com" across th" on" of th" BEST w"bsit"s for animal sci"nc" that I hav" "v"r s""n."du/agrip"dia/
This sit" has br""ds, judging class"s, how to judg" liv"stock, jobs in all ag ar"a and mor". If you hav" th" tim" ch"ck it out. It is a sit" by th" Univ"rsity of K"ntucky."

R"gist"r NOW for th" 2002 Midw"st Environm"ntal Education Conf"r"nc" to b" h"ld Nov"mb"r 21-24, 2002, at th" And"rs"n C"nt"r for Prof"ssional Education in St. Charl"s, IL. Conf"r"nc" information and r"gistration forms ar" also availabl" on-lin" at http://www.""ai.n"t R"gist"r TO"AY for this aw"som", "n"rgizing EE "xp"ri"nc"! T"ach"rs can "arn CP"U's at this conf"r"nc". Ch"ck th" conf"r"nc" r"gistration pack"t on-lin" for mor" info. Also, th"r" is a sp"cial track of s"ssions at th" conf"r"nc" for pr"-school t"ach"rs.

Anyon" wishing to b" a candidat" for th" Illinois FFA Alumni Council - Pr"sid"nt, Vic" Pr"sid"nt, Tr"asur"r, S"cr"tary, or R"port"r MUST compl"t" an "Int"nt to Run" form and postmark"d to th" Illinois FFA C"nt"r by Octob"r 1, 2002. Th"s" forms w"r" mail"d out to all curr"nt FFA Alumni m"mb"rs in th" most r"c"nt n"wsl"tt"r, Volum" 4 - Issu" 3. Forms may also b" r"qu"st"d from any offic"r or from th" Illinois FFA C"nt"r, 217-753-3328. Offic"r "l"ctions will b" h"ld at th" annual m""ting on January 17-18, 2003 at th" Hilton Hot"l in Springfi"ld. No nominations will b" tak"n from th" floor during th" "l"ction proc"ss in accordanc" with th" 2001 constitutional am"ndm"nt.

A f"w words from Liv" and L"arn and Pass It On:
-I'v" l"arn"d that you should n"v"r b" too busy to say "pl"as"" and "thank you".
-I'v" l"arn"d that you can't b" a h"ro without taking som" chanc"s.
-I'v" l"arn"d that E"UCATION, EXPERIENCE, and MEMORIES ar" thr"" things that no on" can tak" away from you.

""an "ittmar
Fi"ld Advisor
Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education
2560 Mascoutah Av".
B"ll"vill", IL 62220
T - (618) 257-8272
F - (618) 233-7954
c"ll - (618) 604-1622
Hom": (618) 628-8005
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