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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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National Chapter Judges, Proficency Award Score Sheet/Rubric, Singles in Agriculture Scholarship

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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1.) National Chapter Judges

2.) Proficiency Award Scoresheet/Rubric 8-minute Tutorial

3.Singles in Agriculture Scholarship


1.) National Chapter Judges

Click here for the link for teachers to sign up to judge National Chapter Award applications for a list serv.  

Calling all interested Ag Teachers and friends - if you happen to be interested in volunteering to judge Round 1 or Round 2, please click here.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about the National Chapter Award application process and what quality National Chapter Award applications look like. This is a great opportunity for all teachers and friends to see what amazing things are taking place through FFA Chapters around the state.  All volunteers are welcome!  

Please make sure that your Section is represented, take time to talk as a Section to ensure someone from your Section serves as a judge.  


2.) Proficiency Award Scoresheet/Rubric 8-minute Tutorial

Click here to view the 8-minute tutorial covering the Proficiency Judging Scoresheet and Rubric.  Section Chairs; please show this to all judges prior to judging. FFA Board Reps; please show this to all judges prior to District judging. This video will also be located on under the Downloads Tab, click General Downloads, scroll down to the Proficiency Materials Section, and it will be the first black button titled: Proficiency Judges Training Rubric Video.

Questions, comments or concerns, please don't hesitate to call, email, text or write.

3.Singles in Agriculture Scholarship
Purpose: To promote educational, recreational, and social opportunities for singles over 21 with an agricultural background or related occupations. 

Goal: Make available college scholarship(s) of $250 for senior(s) in the 2018-19 school year. 

Action needed: FFA students should apply by March 7, 2018, to Singles for Agriculture, P.O. Box 51, Lincoln, Kansas 67455-0051 by a letter indicating school plan to attend and purposes you need the scholarship for. If you have questions, please contact 

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