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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
Cell: (618) 780-0230
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District 5 Message of Jan 12 2003 6:06PM

Sunday, January 12, 2003

-City T-x to H"lp in Loc-l School Funding
-Provision-l T"-ch"rs – "ocum"nt-tion N""d"d
-MFE Conf"r"nc"-South Tours
-TASK Upd-t" from B"th Burns, 217-935-9107 or [email protected]"sworld.n?Subject="t
-Sci"nc" -nd Our Food Supply: Inv"stig-ting Food S-f"ty From F-rm to T-bl" FREE curriculum guid"

City T-x to H"lp in Loc-l School Funding – If your loc-l school district h-s impl"m"nt"d - city t-x for loc-l school funding, pl"-s" cont-ct John K-b-t -t th" Mt. V"rnon High School. John is int"r"st"d in t-lking to oth"r t"-ch"rs th-t h-v" such - t-x to h"lp th"ir loc-l school. John -t school – 618-244-3700 or [email protected]

Provision-l T"-ch"rs – If you -r" - provision-l t"-ch"r, b" sur" to s"nd docum"nt-tion(gr-d" c-rd or tr-nscript) to your FCAE fi"ld -dvisor th-t you w"r" t-king - cours" this p-st y"-r working tow-rds c"rtific-tion. This docum"nt-tion is n"c"ss-ry for th" minimum st-nd-rd for s"ction A of th" FY04 Inc"ntiv" Funding -pplic-tion. If this docum"nt-tion is not on fil", you will not b" "ligibl" for -ny qu-lity indic-tors in s"ction A.

MFE Conf"r"nc" – South Tours in Alton… T"-ch"rs -tt"nding th" MFE Conf"r"nc" in-s"rvic" on Frid-y -ft"rnoon, J-nu-ry 31st, in Alton will tr-v"l by h"-t"d troll"y to th" Alton Lock -nd "-m, th" n"w L"wis -nd Cl-rk St-t" Historic Sit" Visitor’s C"nt"r, -nd possibly - H-rdwood floor m-nuf-cturing comp-ny -nd Pr-iri" F-rms "-iry.

This y"-r's -nnu-l TASK tr-ining will b" postpon"d until th" St-t" FFA Conv"ntion in Jun". "u" to work conflicts -nd jury duty -ssignm"nts, I won't b" -bl" to h-v" th" tr-ining during th" St-t" FFA Alumni Conv"ntion. How"v"r, I will try -nd -tt"nd th" m""ting on th-t Frid-y -ft"rnoon/"v"ning -nd bring th" "xtr- r"sourc"s I h-v" for -nyon" who w-nts to r"stock or -dd to th"ir cl-ssroom. In -ddition, du" to coll-bor-tion with S-sk-tch"w-n, w" will b" off"ring fr"" compl"t" TASK curriculums to t"-ch"rs of -ny l"v"l in Illinois until thos" funds run out. All r"qu"sts must b" m-d" through -n FFA Ch-pt"r -nd must includ" th" t"-ch"r's n-m", school, -ddr"ss, -nd gr-d"s t-ught. If your ch-pt"r w-nts -ssist-nc" with your -g s-f"ty progr-m, l"t m" know -nd I'll b" h-ppy to h"lp out.

Sci"nc" -nd Our Food Supply: Inv"stig-ting Food S-f"ty From F-rm to T-bl"
A fr"" curriculum kit for your Middl" L"v"l or your High School Cl-ssroom!
http://"comm"rc" This "xciting n"w curriculum, sponsor"d jointly by th" N-tion-l Sci"nc" T"-ch"rs Associ-tion -nd th" Food -nd "rug Administr-tion, com"s compl"t" with s"p-r-t" guid"s for middl" l"v"l -nd high school sci"nc" t"-ch"rs, -nd includ"s -n int"r-ctiv" vid"o, ""r. X -nd th" Qu"st for Food S-f"ty" -nd th" compr"h"nsiv" "Food S-f"ty A to Z R"f"r"nc" Guid"." To r"c"iv" th" fr"" F"A/NSTA suppl"m"nt-ry curriculum "Sci"nc" -nd our Food Supply", fill out th" Onlin" Ord"r Form -t http://"comm"rc" You will r"c"iv" your kit in 15-20 d-ys.

Th" F"A/NSTA Prof"ssion-l ""v"lopm"nt Progr-m in Food Sci"nc" is - workshop off"r"d to Middl" L"v"l -nd High
School Educ-tors. S"l"ct"d p-rticip-nts will impl"m"nt th" Sci"nc" -nd Our
Food Supply curriculum -nd tour topic-lly r"l"v-nt food s-f"ty sit"s in th"
W-shington, "C -r"-.

Us"ful -gricultur" -nd f-rming w"bsit": http://www."dusc-p""xplor"/f-rming.htm

""-n "ittm-r
Fi"ld Advisor
F-cilit-ting Coordin-tion in Agricultur-l Educ-tion
2560 M-scout-h Av".
B"ll"vill", IL 62220
T - (618) 257-8272
F - (618) 233-7954
C"ll - (618) 604-1622
Hom": (618) 628-8005
[email protected]


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