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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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Vacancy- Decatur Public Schools New Ag Programs at Eisenhower and MacArthur

Thursday, December 21, 2017

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Schools                    Eisenhower High School and MacArthur High School

Position                    Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor (One Per School)

Description              Decatur Public School is excited to start a NEW program in agriculture and FFA at both of our high schools. Decatur is the home of multiple agribusiness giants. This will be an amazing opportunity as the applicant will get to play a key role in building the infrastructure and classes for our students. The district recently received a generous donation of $1.65 million dollars from a private party to fund all of the equipment and infrastructure to provide a world class, state of the art program for our students. We have an incredible Advisory Council in place composed of FFA, community and business leaders, to help support and guide the program development and ongoing growth. The community, school board, and administration are supportive of this program and look forward to working with the new teachers.

Candidates must have a valid Illinois Professional Educator License with proper endorsements. A highly competitive salary and benefits package will reflect the union contract terms on a 9-month basis, with additional compensation provided to oversee summer activities and FFA events. Start-date and compensation schedule are negotiable relative to the time of hire, with a desired start date of May/June 2018. Courses added to curriculum guide will be tailored to the strengths of the successful applicants. A science endorsement will be highly-valued, but is not a pre-requisite for hiring. Application deadline is Jan 15th, 2018.  To apply, please submit application at|&NodeID=667

Contact Person      For more information, contact Deanne Hillman -  Director of Human Resources at    

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