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FFA Foundation working to solve agriculture educator shortage

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FFA Foundation working to solve agriculture educator shortage

Previous Next A decade ago it would have been accurate to describe the shortage of qualified, certified agriculture teachers in classrooms across the nation as a “crisis.” While today there is still a shortage, the situation has been improving as a variety of efforts have been undertaken on national, state and local levels to address the problem, said Ellen Thompson, project director of the National Teach Ag Campaign launched in 2009 to recruit and support agriculture teachers. The multipronged efforts seek to address three areas: - Recruit interested high school and college students to pursue a career in agriculture education....

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Nick Vujicic speaks to the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo

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To give to the Arizona FFA Foundation:

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Will your business help sell Gator Raffle tickets?

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Will your business help sell Gator Raffle tickets?

Your business can help local FFA Chapters by selling raffle tickets for the FFA Gator Raffle! If you can give some counter space, or offer Gator Raffle tickets in some other way in your business, please let us know! Please complete the form below!  THANK YOU FOR VISITING Please complete this form if your business is interested in helping sell Gator Raffle tickets. Thank you. First name * Last name * Email * Company / Organization Name * Address line 1 City State Zip code Best Phone How many raffle tickets would you like to start with? * Select 50...

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Arizona is facing a shortage of agriculture teachers

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Arizona is facing a shortage of agriculture teachers

Shortage of agriculture teachers raising concerns about the future of the state's agriculture industry by Joyce LobeckArizona has been facing a shortage for several years of agriculture teachers that has officials concerned about its lingering impact on the industry that helps feed the nation. “Absolutely,” the state faces a shortage of qualified and certified agriculture teachers, maintains Dr. Robert Torres of the University of Arizona. And Arizona isn’t alone in the problem, one that has existed for several years around the nation, said Torres, Neely Family Endowed professor and department head who is the president-elect of the American Association for...

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The 5 Second Trick That Saved This Man's Life

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The 5 Second Trick That Saved This Man's Life

Need a boost of motivation? Mel Robbins candidly discusses why “this stupid little trick,” as she describes it, changed the trajectory of her life and shares the overwhelming reaction people have had to her first TEDx Talk in 2011, which introduced us to “The 5 Second Rule.” To support Agricultural Education and the FFA in Arizona, please make a contribution here: ##

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