The Agricultural Education Program • 3 Parts: • Classroom/Laboratory • Hands-on learning – school does apply to the real world! • FFA • Student organization to use what’s learned in class • SAE • Ag-related work or learning experience outside of class Classroom / Laboratory AgEd SAE FFA
The Agricultural Education Program FFA is one piece of the complete program! Classroom / Laboratory AgEd SAE FFA
FFA Mission What is FFA all about? FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for… • Premier Leadership, • Personal Growth and • Career Success …through agricultural education.
Premier Leadership Leadership is Influence Action Relationship Vision Character Awareness Continuous Improvement What is FFA?
Personal Growth The positive evolution of the whole person. Physical Growth Social Growth Mental Growth Emotional Growth Spiritual Growth What is FFA?
Career Success Continuously demonstrating those qualities, attributes and skills necessary to succeed in, or further prepare for, a chosen profession while effectively contributing to society. Communication Decision Making Flexibility/Adaptability Technical/Functional Skills in Agriculture What is FFA?
What is FFA? • Beyond the Mission… • Lead • Travel • Earn Money • Be Part of the Team/Family • Serve the Community • Succeed • Have Fun!