Agricultural Education Division of the Association for Career and Technical Education
The Association for Career and Technical Education is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. Its mission is to provide educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce.
American Association for Agricultural Education
The American Association for Agricultural Education is dedicated to studying, applying, and promoting the teaching and learning processes in agriculture. Goals include: Serve as an advocate for improvement of teaching and learning in agriculture. Provide a forum to address issues in agricultural education. Provide an approach to identifying, prioritizing, and organizing research in teaching and learning. Provide opportunities for individual and organizational growth, development, and renewal. Provide opportunities to communicate the results of research and other scholarly activities. Provide opportunities for collaboration within and outside of agricultural education. Provide for recruiting, inducting, and mentoring people into the profession. Active membership is open to individuals engaged in agricultural education at U.S. colleges and universities.
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Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
Founded in 1887, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (A?P?L?U) is a research and advocacy organization of public research universities, land-grant institutions, and state university systems. As the nation's oldest higher education association, A?P?L?U is dedicated to excellence in learning, discovery and engagement. Member campuses enroll more than 3.5 million undergraduate and 1.1 million graduate students, employ more than 645,000 faculty members, and conduct nearly two-thirds of all university-based research, totaling more than $34 billion annually.
National Association of Agricultural Educators
NAAE is ... "Professionals providing agricultural education for the global community through visionary leadership, advocacy and service." The NAAE is a federation of 50 state agricultural educators associations. The governing body of the organization consists of a board of directors with a president, president elect, and six regional vice presidents. Today, more than 7,600 agricultural educators are members of the NAAE.
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National Association of Supervisors of Agricultural Education
NASAE strives to provide for a better understanding of career education in agriculture and to foster fellowship and understanding among members and to serve as a medium of exchange of ideas, philosophy and professional materials.
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National FFA Alumni Association
The mission of National FFA Alumni Association is to secure the promise of FFA and agricultural education by creating an environment where people and communities can develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success.
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National FFA Foundation, Inc
FFA Foundation support through corporate, nonprofit, government and individual sponsors comes from every facet of the agricultural industry. Over 1,300 corporate sponsors provide support to FFA members at the local chapter level through leadership awards, chapter and individual incentive programs, career development events, achievement awards, special motivational videos, FFA degree programs and scholarships. Over $8 million is raised annually to support FFA programs with less than 12 percent of contributions spent on fundraising.
National FFA Organization
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. The 461,012 members and 7,308 chapters in FFA represent all 50 states, as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. FFA is a diverse organization, operating in rural, urban and suburban schools. Students aged 12-21 enrolled in agricultural education programs are eligible for membership.
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National Farm and Ranch Business Management Education Association
The mission of the National Farm and Ranch Business Management Education Association is to promote and support farm and ranch management education. We accomplish our mission by providing in-service education to our members and by communicating and cooperating with others. NFRBMEA, Inc. brings the best ideas and techniques in farm and ranch business management education to its members.
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National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization
The National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization [PAS] is an organization associated with agriculture/agribusiness and natural resources offerings in approved postsecondary institutions offering associate degrees or vocational diplomas and /or certificates.PAS is one of the ten Career and Technical Student Organizations [CTSO's] that have been approved by the U. S. Department of Education as an integral part of vocational education instructional programs.The membership now totals some 1,115 members from 56 chapters located in 18 states. It is available to students in agriculture/ agribusiness/ natural resources postsecondary programs in approximately 550 institutions in all 50 states.
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National Young Farmer Educational Association
With the goal of being America's Association for Educating Agricultural Leaders, we feature leadership training, agricultural career education and community service opportunities. We are the official adult student organization for agricultural education as recognized by the United States Department of Education. We are THE SITE for YOUNG FARMERS and other AG LEADERS seeking to "promote their personal and professional development."
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