Western Region Agriculture Education Conference. Great Falls, Montana April 21, 2010. "things that do not change remain the same.". Again!!! It ain't the same at National FFA!. New COO--Dr. Dwight Armstrong. Dwight Armstrong.
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Western Region Agriculture Education Conference
Great Falls, Montana
April 21, 2010
It ain't the same at National FFA!
Reason for Providing the Option
Last year for barn campaign
Chapter Degree—10 hours
State Degree---25 hrs, 2 activities
American Degree---50 hrs, 3 activities
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Proficiency Award Application Problems
Contact Rosalie Hunsinger at [email protected]
CDE Revision Timeline
Revision summary presented to EMC for review
State staff inservice on revisions at Ag Ed Summit
Train the Trainer program one representative per state, Indianapolis
May – August 2011
LPS and CARE staff participate in state level meeting and inservice
Updated rules, formats and applications released via www.ffa.org
Award programs conducted at convention following revised rules and formats.
Applications submitted in spring of 2012 will follow revised rules and formats.
Serving others is something your chapter already does, right?
The goal of the Million Hour Challenge is for FFA chapters to collectively reach 1 million hours by completing service projects in one or all of the five service categories: Education, Environment, Government, Social/Human Services and Healthy Lifestyles.
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11 States and 65 Chapters
Received Grant Awards of nearly $400,000
9 grants in western states
Check out the amazing service-learning projects that FFA chapters around the country are conducting to make BIG impacts in their communities.
Go to www.ffa.org/ltsgrants
Go to the Community Walk link and see where sites are located and get great project ideas for your community!
Taja of Urban Farming is providing an education segment to Mayor Franklin and Creekside High School FFA members. (GA, April 21, 2009)
Changing Young Lives & A Community’s Future through Care and Agriculture
PALS and Campbell Soup have made grants available for community gardens for up to $2,000 each! The deadline for applying is August 2, 2010. Contact the PALS office at 317-802-4413 or [email protected] for more information.
Transitioning to NAAE
Will transition to NAAE after this summer class
Learn how to implement CASE in your program at www.case4learning.org
Advisor Double $675
Advisor Single $935
Online National Officer Applications and
Non Com Nominations Open
April 1-August 1
Housing registration is open.
login to MyFFA account to get the hotel listing and form.
Convention Housing closes Tuesday, September 7, 2010.
Reserving Rooms for Other Chapters?
Indicate on the chapter housing form the chapters and the number of rooms allotted to each chapter to get the preconvention registration discount
To update this information please contact [email protected]
Need help with your state’s convention registration process? Contact Ellen Williams for more details. 317-802-4269
Western Region LPS Specialist