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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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Ag Teacher Vacancy - Freeburg High School

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

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School   Freeburg High School
Position   Ag Teacher & FFA Advisor
Description     The Freeburg High School in section 22 of St. Clair county just 35 minutes southeast of St. Louis will be hiring an agriculture teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Approximately 75 students out of 660 total 9-12 grade students are enrolled in these courses: Horticultural Science, Agricultural Science, Environmental Science,
Animal Science/Vet Technology and Ag Business Management. Facilities include: classroom, 24x48 greenhouse, 8x36 lean-to greenhouse, small land lab and storage buildings. The school is currently completing a $500,000 plus renovation for a new Agriculture Education Center. The new Ag Center will include two large classrooms and an oversize three bay mechanics lab for current and future ag projects. Very supportive administration and support group(Freeburg FFA Alumni). Freeburg High School has a competitive salary and benefit package with the starting base salary is $37,400. Benefits package include paid retirement (TRS contribution), 100% paid individual health and 50% paid family health insurance. Freeburg High School also participates in the 3 Circle FFA & SAE Grant, which including the negotiated stipend for the Ag Teacher, will increase the teacher salary by $14,000. Website -   The first day of classes is August 12th. The new agriculture teacher should expect to have some summer duties prior to the start of school.
To Apply     As soon as possible, send in the US mail or email a cover letter and resume to:

Kendra Nowatzki, District Secretary
Freeburg Community High School
401 S. Monroe Street
Freeburg, IL 62243 

[email protected]   

Phone - (618) 539.5533

The position will remain open until filled.

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