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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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Lucas Allen
District 2 Program Advisor
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17840 West Laraway Rd.
Joliet, IL 60433
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District 2 Teaching Vacancies, IL Valley CC Ag open house

Friday, February 16, 2018

District 2 Teaching Vacancies: Donovan HS

Donovan High School, located in Donovan IL in Section 10, is seeking a creative and energetic Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor to begin their new Agriculture Science program. The new teacher will have input into the courses taught and program direction, but initially the courses taught will include (at minimum) Intro to Ag and Plant & Animal Science. FFA (affiliation) and SAE will be encouraged for all students. Facilities include a large classroom and lab space. The program has very strong community and administrative support. Contract will be for 12 months (60 days) pending funding from the 3-circle grant.

Qualifications: Professional Educator License with Secondary Education (6 – 12) Agriculture endorsement required. ELS-CTE license candidates will be considered. Preference may be given to candidates with additional HS endorsements, preferably Science. 

Apply ASAP for consideration. 

Send letter of interest, current resume, copy of Illinois PEL, unofficial transcripts and minimum of three letters of reference to: Steve Westrick, Superintendent, Donovan CUSD # 3, 600 North Street, Donovan, IL 60931. Material may also be emailed to:

District 2 Teaching Vacancies: Rolling Meadows HS

Rolling Meadows High School is excited to announce a teaching vacancy for their new pilot Agriculture-In-Biology program. The very enthusiastic Principal intends for all Freshmen in their 1700+ building to learn about agriculture through their Biology courses and then offer elective Ag courses to upperclassmen. The district will construct a greenhouse this summer as a lab space for the production of food for the school and community. This is a very exciting new program design in Illinois. 

Deadline to apply is 2/23/18.

Illinois Valley Community College Ag Open House

Illinois Valley Community College will host an Agriculture Spring Open House on Friday March 2. We cordially invite all high school juniors and seniors, parents, instructors and administrators who would like to learn more about our program to attend. Online preregistration is required by Monday, Feb. 26 at Please see the attached flyer that is also available online at and feel free to post it to social media, class webpages, make copies for students and post in schools.

For more information contact Mr. Willard Mott at (815) 224-0413 or with any questions.

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