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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
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Sept 15 Due Date - Grad Survey of May Seniors

Friday, September 08, 2017

*Sent to D5 Ag Teachers

Please take a few moments to let us know what your 2017 seniors, who took an Agriculture/Horticulture class at some time in high school, are doing now.  Involve your counseling department if needed to complete this form. Choose the approproate post-graduate plans for each of your senior students listed below. If you have additional graduates you need to add, follow the instructions below the senior list.  This form must be finalized and submitted by Friday, September 15th. Print a copy for your files.  

If you have students that moved and need to be deleted, please email the names to me and I will delete.  

Login to, locate AgEd Programs in the top row, then click on IFGA Applications, then graduate survey in green.

D5 schools below, those checked are finalized as of the date in parenthesis.  Great to see that several are completed.  Thank you.
 Anna-Jonesboro (Lick Creek Jr. High) (9/8/2017)
 Belleville West (5/10/2017)
 Bluford (5/8/2017)
 Carlyle (5/15/2017)
 Carrier Mills-Stonefort (9/8/2017)
 Central at Breese
 Centralia (5/8/2017)
 Century (5/11/2017)
 Christ Our Rock Lutheran
 Christ Our Savior (4/9/2017)
 Clay City
 Cobden (5/11/2017)
 Crab Orchard (8/15/2017)
 DuQuoin (6/24/2017)
 Edwards County (8/17/2017)
 Egyptian (5/8/2017)
 Frankfort (5/9/2017)
 Freeburg (7/3/2017)
 Gallatin County
 Gibault Catholic
 Goreville (6/7/2017)
 Grayville (5/9/2017)
 Hamilton County
 Hardin County
 Johnston City (5/17/2017)
 Joppa (5/16/2017)
 Marion (5/18/2017)
 Marissa (5/9/2017)
 Massac County (5/8/2017)
 Mt. Carmel (5/25/2017)
 Mt. Vernon
 Nashville (5/9/2017)
 New Athens (6/23/2017)
 Norris City-Omaha-Enfield
 North Clay (5/12/2017)
 Odin (5/8/2017)
 Okawville (5/31/2017)
 Patoka (8/17/2017)
 Pope County (5/8/2017)
 Red Bud (5/23/2017)
 Red Hill
 Salem (5/11/2017)
 Sandoval (4/10/2017)
 Sesser-Valier (5/4/2017)
 Shawnee (6/27/2017)
 Steeleville (5/8/2017)
 Trico (5/7/2017)
 Valmeyer (5/11/2017)
 Waltonville (5/9/2017)
 Wayne City
 Woodlawn (5/12/2017)

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