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Agriculture Education COVID-19 Online Resources

Association Documents

Association Applications

District and State Officer Application

District and State Officer Application Due March 1 to District Specialist

(Please note: if dual application is sought, only one application is allowed per chapter.)
[State and Dual Candidates must submit their State Degree Application with this application if the applicant has not previously received the Alabama FFA State Degree.]

State FFA Degree/American FFA Degree Application

Submit your application by utilizing www.ffa.org and each FFA member’s login.

(The State FFA Degree/American FFA Degree application along with the Proficiency Award applications can be automatically generated by students utilizing the record keeping system with www.theaet.com) Applications will continue to be printed and hard copies mailed to your District Specialist.

100% Membership Application 

Due April 1 to the Executive Secretary. Chapters who are either standard or affiliate membership and wish be recognized at the Alabama FFA State Convention must complete this form.

Application for 100 Percent Membership

Alabama FFA Policy Statements
  1. The Alabama FFA Association is a resource and support organization that does not select, control, supervise or approve local chapter or individual member activities except as expressly provided for in the Alabama FFA Association Constitution.
  2. The Alabama FFA Association discourages private one-on-one counseling between teachers/advisors and students/members.
  3. The Alabama FFA Association discourages teachers/advisors to be alone in sleeping quarters with students/members during overnight trips.
  4. The Alabama FFA Association encourages local chapters/schools to have a policy requiring drivers transporting students be at least 23 years of age and carry personal automobile liability insurance with limits of no less than $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident.
  5. All checks of the Alabama FFA Association will be countersigned by a second authorized signer on the account.
  6. Bank Statements and reconciliation reports will be reviewed and approved by the Alabama FFA Association Board of Directors.
  7. Any investment/securities activity of the Alabama FFA Association will be handled by a properly licensed, third-party administrator.
  8. The Alabama FFA Association will have an audit or compilation completed annually by a third party.  The audit or compilation will be reviewed and approved by the Alabama FFA Association Board of Directors.

Teacher Resources

Ag Teacher Openings

Teach Ag Alabama
Information regarding teaching agriscience education in Alabama

Teach in Alabama (Alabama Department of Education)
Teach in Alabama web service serves as a gateway to job openings in every school district in Alabama. View Alabama Department of Education’s website for school job openings.

Agriscience Teacher Certification

A majority of Alabama’s agriscience teachers came through a traditional route by receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriscience Education from a state institution and therefore receiving a certificate to teach agriscience education in the state.  There are alternate routes for individuals to become agriscience teachers today.  All routes have some similarities.  Passing the Praxis II in Agriculture is one of those. For more information on the Praxis II, click here.

Alternative Master’s Degree (Auburn University):

Students graduating with an agriculture-related bachelor’s degree may wish to enroll in the Alternative Master’s Degree Program with the College of Education.  Students have to enroll in graduate school, complete coursework and an internship to be awarded a Master’s Degree in Agriscience Education with a teaching certificate.  For more information click here.

Alternative Certification:

Individuals who hold a degree from an accredited university in an agriculture-related field and who had a GPA of at least 2.5 may be eligible to become an agriscience teacher.  This process is called a Career and Technical Alternative Baccalaureate-Level Certificate (ABC).  For more information on this process, click here.

Additional Teaching Field:

Teachers certified in another area can seek an additional certification in agriscience education after two years of classroom experience by meeting certain criteria.  For more information click here.

Reciprocity:

An individual who holds a valid professional certificate in a teaching field or area of instructional support that has been issued by another state, a U.S. territory, the District of Columbia, or the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) may meet requirements for Alabama certification if Alabama offers comparable certification in terms of area/grade levels/degree level. For more information click here.

Agriscience Education Print Shop

Agriscience Instructional Materials Order-Form- The Auburn Print Shop is able to print a lot of other items for local chapters such as personalized letterhead, personalized envelopes, personalized stationary, business cards, banquet programs, etc. at a reasonable price. For more information, please contact Kenny Boyd.

Kenny Boyd, Graphic Arts Technician
334-844-5592
boydken@auburn.edu

SAE

SAE Project Instructions

View as webpage

Whatever your school year looks like, we have resources and opportunities available for in-person and distance learning needs. We are here to support you!

Educational Resources

National Teacher Ambassador for FFA Video: SAE for All
Check out this walk-thru video from Lily Pruitt West with the Chavez FFA Chapter in Texas to learn more about SAE resources and guides found on SAEforAll.org.

Educator Resources With Separated Student Activity Sheets
In this time of distance learning, National FFA continues to look for ways to make our resources easier to use. We have separated the student activity sheets and added direct links to the lesson plans for the following resources:

·         Lessons – SAE Video LessonsRetiring Address Lessons

·         Implementation Guides – AgExplorerValue Chain

·         Choice Boards – SAE VideoFFA FundamentalsFFA.org Scavenger Hunt

·         FFA New Horizons Teaching Guides

Educational Opportunities

Owl Chat—Agribusiness Resources
The National FFA education and state relations teams invite you to join us for another Owl Chat session on Monday, Sept 21, at 7 p.m. EDT. This month’s conversation centers around the delivery of the agribusiness pathway. Master teachers will share their techniques for engaging the agribusiness community, strategies for growing future entrepreneurs, and implementing a school-based enterprise. Register here.

An Out-of-This-World Opportunity
The U.S. Department of Education recently launched CubeSat, a new national challenge to bring space missions to students. High schools are invited to design and build CubeSat prototypes in the classroom or at home. The challenge provides students with new learning opportunities to develop engineering, computer science, project management, and more skills for careers in aerospace and other industries. Virtual educational resources from Arduino, LEGO Education, MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative, NASA, and more are available to all schools. Up to five finalists will each receive $5,000 and additional in-kind prizes. Apply by Oct. 16.

Living to Serve Fall Semester-Long Grants Now Open
Apply Now! This grant provides middle/high school FFA chapters with up to $1,200 to implement a service-learning project in their community for one semester. The application closes Sept. 1. Email questions to lts@ffa.org.

Living to Serve Chapter Challenge Open to Chapters and Individuals
Whether you are attending school in person or virtually, you can still serve your community. Share with FFA how you are serving individually or as a chapter. Find resources to inspire you to take action and log your service hours to inspire others.

Final 2020 FFA Alumni and Supporters Grant Deadline Approaching
Sept. 1 is the final deadline to apply for 2020 FFA Alumni and Supporter grants. Thanks to Tractor Supply Company, $500 legacy grants are available for starting and improving alumni and supporter chapters, and $1,000 grants are available for alumni and student members to partner on projects or events. Nutrien Ag Solutions is sponsoring $5,000 Give Back to Your Roots grants that can help pay for student affiliation fees, plant-science based projects or other agriculture program materials. Grant applications can be found at FFA.org/alumnigrants and submitted to alumni@ffa.org.

Member Advocates for FFA Outside of Ag
As we wrap up August and the back to school season, we sat down with FFA member Dekota MeGee who plans to advocate for ag in a career outside of the field. We also chatted with experts from Bayer and Express to answer questions about preparing for college and careers. Check out resources, career infographics and more here.

Again, we are here to help. Please do not hesitate to reach out: education@ffa.org.

Virtual Chapter LeadershipTrainings and materials
Alabama FFA Youtube

State Convention

State Convention Career and Trade Show Exhibitor Information
State Convention Partnering Hotels
Courtesy Corp Registration

During the State FFA convention we invite FFA members across the state to serve as courtesy corps members. Courtesy corps members are assigned in various shifts and locations during each session of the State FFA Convention. Duties may involve helping individuals on stage, checking for registration buttons as people enter, working backstage, helping direct people, registration, and/or other tasks that may need to be completed. This is a wonderful experience for FFA members to learn more about FFA.

https://forms.gle/MtTuGiREP3Fe9QnP8

Service Project Registration

Through the Meals of Hope Organization, the Alabama FFA will be packaging 35,000 meals for the Montgomery Area Food Bank. 200 FFA members, advisors, and guests will be working together to package these meals. Our day of service will begin at 8 am Wednesday, June 3rd in the Exhibit Hall of the Renaissance Hotel.

https://forms.gle/xW8s2wsmn3tb327p9

State Only CDE Registration

If your chapter is planning to compete in one of our state only CDE events, please complete the registration below by no later than May 8, 2020 by the close of business (4 pm). A failure to register promptly may result in your team not being allowed to participate. The following contests areas advance to the state level of competition:  MEATS, VET SCIENCE, PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE, AQUACULTURE.

https://forms.gle/Us2NUyCVSjbUa2bLA

Prospective Teacher Luncheon

A luncheon for juniors and/or graduating seniors this school year that have a desire to become an agriscience teacher or that you feel would make a good agriscience teacher will be held during the State FFA Convention on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. at The Capital City Club.

See attached file

Prospective_Teacher_Flyer

Constitutional Amendments proposed

Hotels & Lodging

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Contests & Awards

Career Development Events

Agriculture Construction

Ag Construction CDE

Ag Construction Test Bank A
Ag Construction Test Bank B

Ag Construction Mock Card

Ag Construction Scantron Card

 

Ag Mechanics

Ag Mechanics CDE
Ag Mechanics General Test Bank 1
Ag Mechanics General Test Bank 2

Ag Mechanics Mock Card

Ag Mechanics Scantron Card

Agriculture Education

Topics:

Each year a new agricultural content area will be chosen from a rotating list and selected in this order: agriculture leadership(2024), agribusiness(2025), technical agriculture operations(2026), animal science (2020), natural resources(2021), plant science(2022), and biotechnology(2023).

Agriculture Education CDE

Ag Ed Scantron Card

Agriscience Fair

Agriscience Fair Booklet

Aquaculture

Aquaculture CDE

Dairy

Dairy CDE

 

Envirothon/Environmental and Natural Resources

Envirothon

Floriculture

Floriculture CDE
Floriculture Test Bank A
Floriculture Test Bank B
Floriculture Test Bank C

Floriculture Mock Card

Floriculture Scantron Card

Forestry

Forestry CDE
Forestry CDE Card -How to Complete Correctly
Forestry Test Bank

Forestry Scantron Card

Horse

Horse CDE
Horse CDE Test Bank

Horse Eval Mock Card

Land

Land CDE

Land Scantron Card

Livestock

Livestock CDE
Livestock CDE Test Bank Answer Key
Livestock CDE Test Bank
Livestock Test Bank 1
Livestock Test Bank 2

Liestock Mock Card

Livestock Scantron Card

Meats

Meats Evaluation CDE
Meat Evaluation Test Bank

Meat Eval Scantron Card

Nursery

Nursery-Landscape CDE

Nursery Landscape Practicum Questions (Sample)
Nursery-Landscape Test Bank A
Nursery-Landscape Test Bank B
Nursery-Landscape Test Bank C
Practice Nursery Landscape Plan (Sample)

Nursery Landscape Mock Card

Nursery Landscape Scantron Card

Poultry

Poultry Evaluation CDE

Poultry CDE Scan Form 478-7
Poultry Scan Card 478-6

 Poultry Mock Card

Poultry Scantron Card

Quiz Bowl

Quiz Bowl 
Quiz Bowl  Final Score Sheet Manual Entry
Quiz Bowl  Score Sheet Manual Entry

Quiz Bowl Test Bank Titles

Quiz Bowl Scantron Card

Safe Tractor Driving

Safe Tractor Driving CDE

Safe tractor Scantron Card

Scrapbook

Scrapbook CDE

Small Engines

Small Engines CDE
Small Engines CDE Test Bank A
Small Engines CDE Test Bank B

Small Engines Mock Card

Small Engines Scantron Card

Vet Science

Vet Science CDE
Vet Science CDE Scantron
Vet Science Test
Vet Science Test Answer Key
Vet Science Test Bank A
Vet Science Test Bank B

Zero-Turn Compact Tractor Driving

Safe Zero Turn Compact Tractor CDE

Discussion Meet (North District Only)

North District Discussion Meet Book

Discussion Meet Questions

Welding CDE (North District only)

North District Welding CDE Booklet

Talent Development Events
Proficiency Applications

Proficiency Resources

For specific details regarding state proficiency awards and sponsors please refer to the Contest and Awards Booklet.

Agriscience Fair
District Elimination Location Maps

North District Eliminations – Wallace State Map

Central District Eliminations –Jefferson State Map    Jeff State Parking Map

South District Eliminations – EHS Campus Map

Recognition & Scholarships

Scholarships

This is a list of scholarship opportunities for students majoring in agriscience education.  Although we are trying to assist students in finding these opportunities, this is not intended to be a complete listing of those opportunities.  Please perform your own due diligence in researching other opportunities for scholarships.

National FFA Scholarships

Mindy Stringer Memorial Scholarship

HN Lewis Scholarship Application

Frances Mizell Scholarship Application

Achieve Alabama Website

Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Scholarships

Alabama Farmers Federation Scholarships

Auburn University College of Agriculture Scholarships

Auburn University College of Education Scholarships

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