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The ACTE Agricultural Education Division's membership base includes agriculture teachers (elementary, secondary, postsecondary, adult), state agricultural education leaders and university agricultural educators. Originating with the Smith-Hughes Act of 1917, this Division's mission is to prepare students for successful careers and a lifetime of choices in the global agriculture and natural resources systems.

The national goals of the Division are:

  • highly motivated, well-educated teachers provide quality education for students at all levels, pre-kindergarten through adult
  • all students have access to seamless, lifelong instruction in agriculture and national resources through a wide variety of delivery methods and educational settings
  • all students achieve conversational literacy of agriculture and national resources
  • partnerships and strategic alliances ensure a continuous presence of education in and about agriculture and natural resources

This mission and those goals are supported by 11 cooperating organizations that work in unison to further the course of agricultural education. They are:

  • American Association for Agricultural Education
  • National Association of Agricultural Educators
  • National Council for Agricultural Education
  • National Association of Supervisors of Agricultural Education
  • National FFA Alumni Association
  • National FFA Foundation
  • National FFA Organization
  • National Post-Secondary Agricultural Students Organization
  • National Young Farmers Association
  • United States Department of Education
  • United States Department of Agriculture

Organizations affiliated with the Agricultural Education Division:

National Association of Agricultural Educators

National Association of Supervisors of Agricultural Education

American Association of Agricultural Educators

The ACTE Agricultural Education Division is aligned with the following career clusters:

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Education and Training

Full ACTE Division/Career Clusters Matrix

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Agricultural Education Division Committee Representatives

Agricultural Education Division Report to the Board

Agricultural Education Operating Policies

Agricultural Education Division Leadership (National Council for Agriculture Education)

    Meeting Minutes—Dec. 2011

    Meeting Minutes—Jan. 2012

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Agricultural Education Division

The ACTE Agricultural Education Division's membership base includes agriculture teachers (elementary, secondary, postsecondary, adult), state agricultural education leaders and university agricultural educators. Originating with the Smith-Hughes Act of 1917, this Division's mission is to prepare students for successful careers and a lifetime of choices in the global agriculture and natural resources systems.

Agricultural Education Division Board Report Archive

Reports to the ACTE Board of Directors by the Agricultural Education Division.

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