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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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Dean Dittmar
District 5 Program Advisor
Sections 21-25
1105 Old Vincennes Trail, Cell - 618-604-1622
O'Fallon, IL 62269
(618) 622-9222
(618) 622-9201 fax
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Illinois Ag Education Enrollment 6-12 Increases for 5th Consecutive Year

Monday, December 11, 2017

*Sent to D5 Ag Teachers, Administrators & FFA Alumni Members.

6-12 Grade Agricultural Education Enrollment
2016-17  = 31,655 Students (3.6% Increase Over One Year Ago)
2015-16  = 30,562 Students  
2014-15  = 29,615 Students 
2013-14  = 29,463 Students
2012-13  = 29,202 Students

FFA Membership
2016-17  = 17,535 Members (.8% Decrease Over One Year Ago)
2015-16  = 17,679 Members  
2014-15  = 17,410 Members 
2013-14  = 17,529 Members
2012-13  = 17,640 Members

(Click on each below for detailed reporting)

Enrollment(6-12) & FFA Membership Bar Chart

Enrollment & FFA Membership by School for Grades 6-12

District 1  District 2  District 3  District 4  District 5

A special thank you to our agriculture teachers and school leaders for maintaining agricultural education enrollment and FFA membership.

Thank you to our many stakeholders for your efforts in supporting students, teachers, and programs.

Click for a map of the district areas of the state and assistance resources.
Click for agriculture teacher directory.

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