Your state may choose to provide an in-person, workshop-style training. It is meant to feel like a professional development experience found in many professional workplaces. Use this curriculum and materials as desired by the staff and/or state officers in your state.
Habitudes For The Journey: The Art of Navigating Transitions is coming to 2018-2019 retiring state officers as a gift from the National FFA Organization! A bookmark offering a suggested sequence, timeline, and focused reflection prompts for each image is provided with the book and the provided link.
Engaging a mentor in this transition process is invaluable as you move to the next phase of life. Challenge your mentor to help you dig deeper into your state FFA officer experience by partnering with self-reflection and mentor guides. It is not required for you to have a mentor to complete the self-reflection guide but encouraged for a higher value capstone experience.
Intentional self-reflection is a great way to honor the experience of state FFA office, decipher what the experience provided and how it effects your future. Expect to be personally challenged as you unpack your year of service, and if you’ve identified a mentor, there are parallel resources to use together to deepen reflection and application.
In parliamentary procedure, a motion to reconsider allows us to bring back a matter that has already been voted on, even after the final gavel tap. Welcome to Reconsidered – a podcast allowing us time to look back at the experiences, relationships, and skills gained through the FFA in order to make the most of our future. The final tap of the gavel has sounded; let’s explore a motion to reconsider…
Have you ever been scheduled for a last-minute chapter visit and found yourself with little time to pull something together? Check out these “ready-to-go” workshops! Just download a file and you’ll have the facilitator guide, any student handouts, and instructional support material ready for printing and photocopying right at your fingertips.
The goal of the state officer continuum is to assist officers in their development within eleven focus areas, designated as key competencies, or measures of success, by the National FFA Organization. This link provides resources for each of those eleven areas.