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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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Important Reminders from ITCS

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

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1. New EZ Records Accounts ends December 31st

2. Free lunch on December 9th

3. Meat CDE Frocks and Hairnets


1. New EZ Records Accounts ends December 31st

EZ Records will continue to allow new users to establish accounts until December 31, 2017. After that date new accounts cannot be created, however current users can continue to use EZ Records, renew their accounts, and operate as normal. We will continue to sell access codes for current users to renew their accounts after 12/31/17.

If you would like a free teacher view account please contact me at before December 21st.


2. Free lunch after the CDEs

The College of ACES and Department of Crop Sciences invite you and your students to join us for lunch after the FFA CDEs on Saturday, 12/9 from 12-1pm in the Animal Sciences Laboratory. In addition to providing pizza, cookies, and water, we’ll be giving away raffle prizes to students in attendance and answer any questions students have about the College of ACES.

Due to room capacity, we can accommodate the first 175 advisers and students who sign up. Click here to register now to reserve your seats! After registering, we’ll send you more information.

We hope to see you soon!

Erika Olivares

Undergraduate Recruiter

Department of Crop Sciences

University of Illinois



3. Meat CDE Frocks and Hairnets

All participants, individuals, and anyone who enters the Meat Science Laboratory are required to wear a frock and hairnet. This includes group leaders, timers, door monitors, and ring supervisors. Please come prepared and instruct your students to wear their equipment properly. Some judging will be done in cold storage, so dress appropriately. Proper attire can be purchased from and searching for lab coats and hair nets.

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