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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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CONVENTION TIPS of the DAY for Thursday, June 6, 2019 - State Officer Team Raffle & Dine to Donate

Thursday, June 06, 2019

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CONVENTION TIPS of the DAY for Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 2018-2019 State Officer Team Raffle for Illinois Foundation FFA and Dine to Donate

With summer finally here, who wouldn’t want a Yeti Cooler, Gift Cards, Ski, or a whole lot of other cool things! The 2018-2019 State Officer Team recognizes how important the Illinois Foundation FFA is and the amazing support they show Illinois members from across the State therefore NEW to Convention this year is the Illinois Foundation FFA Raffle. Tickets will be sold 1 Ticket for $1 and 6 Tickets for $5. One Ticket will put your name in each and every one of our six outstanding baskets! We will be pulling for our baskets at the end of Sessions #2, #3, #4, & #5  throughout State Convention! You want in on this amazing deal!

2019 Illinois FFA Officer Team Raffle - Click here to view all information

  1. Home Improvement Basket - Winner Announced @ Session #2

    • $25 Rural King Gift Card, Paint, Painting Set, Hats, T-Shirts, Chocolate

  2. Land of Lincoln Basket - Winner Announced @ Session #2

    • $100 Horse Creek Outfitters, Lincoln Tumblers, T-Shirts, Hats

  3. Rural Basket - Winner Announced @ Session #3

    • 4960 Model Tractor, $25 Rural King Gift Card, Bleacher Seat, Camel Cup, Yeti Cup, Pullover, Hats, Chocolate

  4. Barbecue Basket - Winner Announced @ Session #4

    • $25 Casey Gift Card, Grill Set, Yeti, Ski, & lots of Ski Merchandise

  5. Summer Fun #1 Basket - Winner Announced @ Session #5

    • Yeti Hopper  18 Soft- Side Cooler, $25 Visa Gift Card, Hats, Custom Tumbler, Ski, & Ski Merchandise

  6. Summer Fun #2 Basket - Winner Announced @ Session #5

    • Yeti Tundra Cooler, $25 Visa Gift Card, Hats, Ski, & Ski Merchandise


The following list of businesses have agreed to donate a percentage of sales during the week of the convention to the Illinois Foundation FFA. Last year your Dine to Donate efforts raised just over $1000.00!  

Be sure to stop there not only to support the business that offers great food, but also that offer their support to the Illinois FFA!  Flyers are on the convention web app, as well as in your registration packets - BE SURE TO BRING YOUR FLYERS to the participating restaurants.  Also available on the Illinois FFA Facebook page.  

  • Twyford's BBQ Food Truck - located on the street near convention 6/11 - 13/2019
  • Texas Roadhouse - 6/10-13/2019
  • Coldstone Creamery - 613/2019 - 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Bob Evans - 6/12/2019
  • Red Robin - 6/11/2019 between 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Chili's - 6/11/2019
  • Culver's on Wabash - 6/12/2019

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