Ag Ed for Advisors

Advisor Update - Revised 8/12/14

California FFA Recordbook Survey

California FFA is seeking your input with this short Record Book Survey

Please take this quick five-question survey regarding your chapter’s record book use. Click here to take the record book survey or copy and paste this link into your browser address bar:


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National Convention - Pre-Convention Results

The California FFA Association has already had a positive start to the National Convention Season. Please take a look below at the results from the Pre-Convention Summer Scoring Activities.

Agriscience Results

  • 16 National Finalists

National Chapter Results

  • 2 – 3-Star Programs
  • 3 – 2-Star Programs
  • 5 – 1-Star Programs

Proficiency Results

  • 18 National Finalists
  • 14 Gold
  • 13 Silver
  • 1 Bronze


Non-State Trip National Convention Registration

Registration for the 87th National FFA Convention and Expo is officially open for chapters not utilizing state coordinated trip packages.  Use this system specifically for concert and opening session tickets:
Registering for convention requires an active teacher/instructor AgCN account.  As in past years, members, parents, chaperones, supporters, etc. cannot register themselves for convention.  They must work with an agriculture teacher that has an active AgCN account.
Convention registration closes Monday, October 13th at 5:00pm EDT.  Advisors are encouraged to register by at least October 1st to guarantee timely shipping of their convention registration packet.


National FFA Invitational Quiz Contest

Please see the attached flyer for information about the Invitational FFA Quiz Contest. This Jr. and Sr. Level Invitational Quiz contest is open to EVERY FFA chapter in the Nation and there is NO limit to the number of teams that can be entered by each state or chapter. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. David Frazier at


New Professionals Conference

Attention all first through third year Agriculture Teachers!

The New Professionals Institute will be held in Fresno, at the Airport Piccadilly Inn, Wednesday, November 19 and Thursday, November 20, 2014. Please mark your calendars and begin processing your paperwork to ensure you will be among those in attendance.  Also, send a note to your friends, reminding them to do the same.  We want no one left behind.  A formal announcement will be distributed soon.


Full Bright Teacher Exchange

The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching (DA) Program provides funding for highly accomplished U.S. primary and secondary level educators to take part in an intensive professional development program for three to six months abroad. The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Program Components:

  • Study in an overseas research center or university (academic support will be provided by a host institution advisor who will support the U.S. teacher and help contribute to the design and activities of the inquiry project);
  • Participate in a virtual community with other participants to collaborate and share best practices about education in the participating countries;
  • Work within local schools in the host country;
  • Complete an inquiry project which should enhance teachers’ learning and have practical applications to their teaching (see the Inquiry Project page for sample projects)


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CATA Vision 2030 Spring 2014 Report

Please CLICK HERE to download the CATA Vision 2030 Spring Report. The report is the same document that was emailed out to each region. The committee wants to make sure the report is available for all teachers to see. If you have questions or comments please send those items to members of the committees mentioned in the report. Also please take the opportunity to thank the volunteers for their commitment to California Agriculture Education and the teaching profession.


FFA Newsletter


The newest version of the CA FFA Newsletter is available!!

Flipbook Version


PDF Version



Barefoot Apparel

California FFA Foundation Partners with Barefoot Apparel

Need chapter t-shirts? If your chapter is planning to order FFA shirts, sweatshirts, or other FFA apparel, consider using Barefoot Apparel. The folks at Barefoot have made a generous donation to the California FFA and we would like to support them in return. Barefoot has great FFA designs, or they will work with chapters to create their own designs. Check out their FFA catalog at: or Click on their Ordering Guide Here

California FFA Gear

California FFA Gear-Now Live

The California FFA Association has partnered with Paula Maita and company out of Elk Grove, CA to offer a line apparel, bags, hats, etc with an exclusive California FFA Logo. If you are interested please CLICK HERE. The proceeds directly benefit the California FFA Association. Also if you are interested in the quality work and service Paula Maita provides, you may contact them directly for chapter specific promotional items.