National FFA Organization
“Those Who Teach”

“Those Who Teach”

August 7, 2015

Agricultural education teachers prove that the heart of FFA is at the local level. Some of those teachers share why they chose agricultural education as a profession and what they love about teaching: They want to make a difference … they enjoy integrating leadership and personal growth with agriculture … they see students grow every day …. they build long-lasting relationships with their students. (From Arizona FFA)

This interview first aired on the August 1, 2015 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80.

Elma FFA Chapter, Elma, Wash.

Elma FFA Chapter, Elma, Wash.

August 7, 2015

Members of the Elma FFA Chapter in Washington explain how FFA has helped drive them on their route to success. From developing skills and abilities through CDEs to branching out and making new connections with community events, FFA members tell how FFA has given them opportunities to achieve success in their chapter and their community. (From the Elma FFA Chapter)

This interview first aired on the August 1, 2015 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80.

CTE Innovators Visit the White House

CTE Innovators Visit the White House

August 7, 2015

Two FFA members and an FFA advisor were among the CTE Innovators who were recently honored at the White House. Catherine Cincotta of New Jersey received an award for research she completed for a chemical company and a university. Whitney Bowman of Virginia was recognized for her participation in CDEs and SAE projects and her advocacy for agriculture. Agricultural education teacher and FFA advisor Tyler Pope of Ohio was lauded for restarting a lapsed agriculture program at his high school and introducing some innovative learning opportunities.

This interview first aired on the August 1, 2015 “FFA Today” show on Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80.

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