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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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Illinois FFA Center Message-9/28/2011

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Items In This Message

1) State Forestry CDE

2) National FFA Convention Registration

3) Illinois Foundation FFA 2011-2012 Recognition Policy

4) National FFA Convention Tickets

5) FFA Rosters

6) National Proficiency Finalists Costa Rica Travel Seminar

State Forestry CDE

The State Forestry CDE will be held this Saturday at SIU-C.  Registration will open at 9:00 a.m. with the event starting at 10:00 a.m.  Registration will be located in the north lobby of the Agriculture Building.  Rules for the event are available on the Illinois FFA website and the ITCS website. 

National FFA Convention Registration

Advisors are reminded that online registration for the National FFA Convention closes on Friday October 7 at 5:00 p.m. EDT.  After that date, you must register on-site for a fee of $70.00 per person.

Illinois Foundation FFA 2011-2012 Recognition Policy

Attached to this message is the Illinois Foundation FFA Awards and Recognition Policy for 2011-2012.  This policy was first adopted by the Foundation Board of Trustees for the 2002-2003 school year.  Please note the minimum this year for recognition is $750.00.

National FFA Convention Tickets

The Egyptian FFA Chapter needs nine (9) tickets for the Blake Shelton concert on Thursday nigh of the National FFA Convention.  Anyone who has extra tickets they would like to sell should contact chapter advisor Adrienne Trainor at [email protected].    

FFA Rosters

Teachers are reminded that they will again be using People Soft to submit their chapter rosters this fall.  The instruction booklet, membrship form and certification form can all be accessed on the downloads section of the Illinois FFA website.  Teachers are also reminded it is very helpful to the FFA staff if you will send Tammy ([email protected]) an e-mail when you submit your roster.  That way she knows you have submitted it and can contact you if it is not received.  This will prevent any problems with your roster that you thought you had submitted, but for some reason was not received in this office.

National Proficiency Award Finalists Costa Rica Trip

National FFA Proficiency Award Finalists are reminded the deadline to apply for the Costa Rica Travel Seminar is October 3 (postmarked).  The application is avaialble on the National FFA website.

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