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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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FFA Center Closed Tomorrow, Foundation Webinar Wednesday and Foundation Reminders

Monday, November 10, 2014

Table of Contents

1.  Illinois FFA Center Closed on Tuesday November 11, 2014

2.  Foundation Collection Drive Webinar Scheduled for Wednesday November 12

3.  Foundation Reminders

1. FFA Center Closed on Tuesday November 11, 2014

The Illinois FFA Center will be closed on Tuesday November 11, 2014 in observance of Veterans Day.  The office will reopen on Wednesday November 12, at 8:00 am. 

2. Foundation Collection Drive Webinar Scheduled for Wednesday November 12.

The second and final webinar associated with the 2014 Collection Drive will be held Wednesday November 12, 2014, beginning at 4 pm.  The webinar will last till approximately 5:15 pm.  We will be reviewing items in the Electronic Toolkit, the Foundation Donor Management Program, and how to download and utilize these electronic resources.

To join  the Wednesday, November 12, 2014 webinar at 4:00 p.m., from your computer, tablet or smartphone, Click Here to access the webinar site.  Use your microphone and speakers (VOIP) for audio.  You'll sound best with a headset.  You can also call in using your telephone.  United States (Long distance): +1 (408) 650-3123.  Access code:  469-181-301  Audio PIN:  Shown after joining the session.

Not at your computer?  Click the link to join this meeting from your iPone, iPad, Android or Windows Phone device via the GoToMeeting app.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Al Zwilling ([email protected]) or Tammy Yard ([email protected]) at the FFA Center (217) 753-3328.

3. Foundation Reminders

The 2014 Foundation Collection Drive Goal is $470,000 at the Chapter level. 

The deadline for the 2014 Collection Drive is January 30, 2015.

Participation in the Foundation Collection Drive is a way to earn credit on your Incentive Funding Grant.

There are numerous ideas to help you achieve your fund raising goal at the Illinois FFA webpage.  Please look under downloads and then Foundation Materials.

Did you know that 40% to 70% of all nonprofit annual donations are made between November 1st and New Year's?  Please capitalize on the generosity of our donors, and make your year-end appeal a success during this very giving season. 

Please let us know if we can be of assistance with the Collection Drive.

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