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Welcome to The National Council for Agricultural Education

The National Council for Agricultural Education (The Council) strives to stimulate positive growth in agricultural education. The Council provides leadership for stakeholders in agriculture, food, fiber and natural resources systems education. It strives to surface issues important to agricultural education and stimulate actions to support those issues. The Council serves as a common meeting ground for agricultural education and represents organizations and entities representing students, teachers, teacher educators, state leaders, alumni, industry, and government.

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  • Program Standards Tools Coming Soon!

    With the revision of the National Quality Program Standards complete the National Council for Agricultural Education is working to ensure a new electronic survey tool is in place to make the standards easy to utilize while enriching local programs. ​

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  • New Resources to Make SAEs Come to Life

    The needed framework is in place to boost SAE participation. Utilizing the guiding principles and identifying the needs of students, teachers and local communities are the next steps to ensuring increased success in implementing SAE as a vital component of the total agricultural education program.
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  • Natural Connection Between Ag and STEM

    With the need to feed and clothe a growing population projected to reach 9 million by 2050 there is a unique membership group with a bold vision of developing human capital by engaging the next generation in STEM careers in the Food & Agricultural industries.
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Important Links




  • » National FFA Inservice, Indianapolis, Jan. 31- Feb. 2, 2017
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  • 2017 Dates for National FFA Inservice
    National FFA Inservice, Indianapolis, Jan. 31- Feb. 2, 2017
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  • Monday Morning Monitor

    Monday Morning Monitor
    Weekly newsletter featuring updates from the National Council for Agricultural Education.
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  • FFA.org Resources

    FFA.org Resources
    FFA Learn provides a single source for online delivery of new and exciting electronic instructional materials, tools and resources.
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  • National Quality Program Standards for Secondary Ag Education

    National Quality Program Standards
    The National Quality Program Standards are designed to conduct an evaluation of the local Ag Ed program and develop clear goals for program improvement.
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  • Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education

    CASE
    CASE Institute is a professional development workshop to provide teachers training for the instruction related to a specific CASE course.
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  • Teach Ag Day

    National Teach Ag Day
    National Teach Ag Day celebrates school-based agricultural education and encourages Ag Ed advocates to share the great career opportunities in Ag Ed with others.
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  • National AFNR Career Cluster Content Standards

    National AFNR
    The National AFNR Career Cluster Content Standards provide state Ag Ed leaders and teachers with a guide for what students should achieve through the study of agriculture.
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