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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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Mindy Bunselmeyer
Illinois FFA Center
Executive Director
3221 Northfield Drive
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 753-3328 x101 Cell-217.412.5646
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Position Opening

Thursday, June 07, 2018

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Position Opening

Please see below a posting for the open position for Competitive Events & Awards Specialist at the Illinois FFA Center.

Illinois FFA Center - Springfield, IL

Job Summary
This full-time position will be responsible for coordinating all competitive events, degrees, and awards under the supervision of Illinois FFA Center executive staff. Please click here for the link to the job description.  


  • Great people skills are required

  • Knowledge of the agriculture industry and agricultural education is required.  

  • Minimum of Associates Degree required

  • B.S./B.A. Degree in Agricultural Education, agriculture, or related field preferred

  • Knowledge of FFA competitive events is preferred

  • Knowledge of google drive and google forms is preferred.  

Contract terms:

  • Full time, non-exempt staff
  • Health insurance and retirement benefits are included with the position

  • Compensation commensurate with experience

Starting Date: Starting date is negotiable with a Summer 2018 preference.   

Application requirements:  

  • Letter of application
  • Resume

  • List of 3 professional references

Application Deadline: This posting will remain open until filled with interviews starting as early as May 29, 2018.

Send application materials and questions to:
Mindy Bunselmeyer -

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