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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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IAVAT Conference & District 5 Professional Development ON HOLD

Friday, June 11, 2010

Due to Thursday, June 10th developments with the FCAE budget for FY10, the District 5 Professional Development now scheduled for Tuesday, June 29(date change from the last email) has been placed ON HOLD.  I hope to have more information for you at our District meeting at the IAVAT conference on Tuesday, June 15th, 2:45 p.m. at the Northfield Inn in Springfield.

Attached and below is the IAVAT Conference tentative agenda.

2010 IAVAT Conference -

Monday, June 14, 2010
5 pm IAVAT Board Meeting Illinois FFA Center
7 pm IAVAT Section Chair Meeting Illinois FFA Center

Tuesday, June 15, 2010
8:30 a.m. Registration Hilton Hotel
(Mezzanine level)
9:00 a.m. New Teacher Workshop Hilton Hotel (room TBA)
10:00 a.m. Business Session 1 Hilton Hotel
- Approval of Minutes
- Memorials
- Welcome and Announcements
- Nominations
- Constitutional Changes
- Review of Strategic Plan
- Committee Restructuring and Duties
- Press Conference 1
(Ambassador Room)

11:30 a.m. IACTE Opening Luncheon Hilton Hotel
(Mezzanine level)

2:45 p.m. District Meetings Northfield Inn & Conference Center
- Call to order
- Appoint Secretary
- Fill Committee Representative Positions
- Election of District Reps
3:30 p.m. Section Meetings Northfield Inn & Conference Center
- Call to order
- Directory information
- Section Calendar of Events
- Membership Dues
- Election of Section Officers (Chairperson & Fair Manager in the even numbered sections; Secretary in the odd numbered sections)
-Chairperson, Secretary and Fair Managers are (2 year term)
- Other
Appoint Advocacy Committee Member (2 year term)
4:30 p.m. Exhibitors Reception
5:00 p.m. Past President’s Reception Northfield Inn & Conference Center
6:30 p.m. Banquet Northfield Inn & Conference Center

Wednesday, June 16, 2010
7:15 a.m. Breakfast Buffet Northfield Inn & Conference Center
- Sponsor remarks
- Professional Development Overview
- 30 Minute Club Member Recognition
- University Reports
9:30 a.m. Business Session 2 Northfield Inn & Conference Center
- Press Conference 2
- Committee Reports
12:15 p.m. Lunch Lincoln Land CC
Committee Meetings
(location TBA)

1:45 p.m. Professional Development Start
3 Hour Workshops (1:45-5:00 p.m.)
- Small Engines
- BSAA Labs
1 ½ Hour Workshops (1:45 -3:15 p.m. and 3:30- 5:00 p.m.)
- Meats CDE
- Student Discipline: Friend or Foe to the Agriculture Teacher?
- Agriculture Communications CDE (offered 1:45- 3:15 p.m.) Illinois State University - Cooperating Teacher Workshop
(offered 3:30- 5:00 p.m.)
- Vet Science
- Horticulture CDE
- Live Meat Goat Evaluation
- Ag Sales CDE
- IDNR Hunter Education and IDNR Educational Resources
(Commodity Pavilion) (Mezzanine level)

6:30 p.m. Family Barbeque Fairgrounds
- IAVAT membership awards
- Door Prizes for Kids
- Live Auction

Thursday, June 17, 2010

7:30 a.m. IACTE House of Delegates Hilton Hotel
8:30 a.m. IAVAT/ICAE/ILCAE Joint Session Northfield Inn & Conference Center
10:00 am Business Session 3 Northfield Inn & Conference Center

12:30 pm Closing Luncheon Northfield Inn & Conference Center
- Election of 2010-2011 Officers
- Committee Reports
- President’s Remarks
- Recognition of Retiring Officers
- Installation of Officers
- Speaker
- IL Ag Ed Advocacy Awards
- Excellence in Teaching
- Adjourn

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