ADVOCATING
For Agriscience Education
SECURING
Favorable Legislation
PROMOTING
Meaningful Networking Opportunities

Professional Development

Jan. 9-12, 2020 @ LTC in Haines City

FAAE Mid-Winter Conference

Don’t miss our mid-winter meeting!

Agenda and online registration options below…

Jan. 30, 2020 in Tallahassee

Capitol Day

Where: The Florida State Capital Building  
400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399

When: January 30th 
We will start are day at 8:30 am at the steps of the Historical Old Capital Building for a group photo. After the photo we will make our way to the Senate Chamber of the Historic Capital Building.

How: By registering your chapter by clicking the registration button at the bottom of the page. Registration closes on Thursday January 16th: Registration is $30 per chapter

Who: The FFA advisor must be a member of the Florida Association of Agricultural Educators.

Chapter may bring up to four FFA members.

Why: To give our FFA members the opportunity to meet their legislators, learn more about the legislative process, and advocate for agricultural education.

Agenda:

8:30 AM               Group Photo, Historic Capitol Steps

8:45 AM               Proceed to the Senate Chamber of the Historic Capital Building

9:00 AM               Introductions

9:15 AM               Welcome

9:30 AM               Guest Speakers

10:40 AM             Legislative Budget Request Update – Team Ag Ed

10:50 AM             Closing Remarks & Challenge

11:00 AM             Legislative Visits (throughout the day)

Things to remember:

Making appointments with your legislators:

Please remember, it will be up to you to make your appointments with your local legislators.

*House of Representatives: https://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Representatives/myrepresentative.aspx

*Senators: https://www.flsenate.gov/Senators/Find 

Talking Points:

Teachers need to prep you students prior to arriving to Ag on the Hill.

Florida FFA ‐ Legislative Bill Requests: 

LBR ‐ Look for packet of materials for Florida FFA

ACTE has some great materials. Please look over these with your students prior to our event.

http://www.acteonline.org/advocacy/#.WljW7nanHIV

Dress Code:
FFA members are required to wear indoor official dress

Advisors must be in business attire (suits, ties, etc., no shorts no jeans)

Parking:
Kleman Plaza Parking Garage
306 S Duval St, Tallahassee, FL 32301

Parking rates: http://www.talgov.com/realestate/res-parking.aspx

Dec. 3-7, 2019 - Anaheim, CA

2019 NAAE Convention

Only during the annual NAAE Convention will you find professional development that will transform your agriculture classroom. Over 60 innovative learning sessions presented by agricultural educators for agricultural educators will invigorate you and improve student success.

Held in conjunction with ACTE’s CareerTech VISION, NAAE members have access to both conventions. The NAAE Convention schedule aligns with the VISION schedule, so that our members have the opportunity to experience both conventions for one price.

Check out what is going on at VISION and so much!