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  Mindy Bunselmeyer  10/12/2021 12:00:00 PM  
     
 

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ISBE Budget Hearings

Now more than ever, ISBE wants our school leaders, classroom teachers, parents, and community advocates to tell us what investments would make the biggest difference for their students. So please visit ISBE.net/budget to fill out a budget request funding form and to register for one of the hearings. Those wishing to participate must submit their testimony in writing by completing the form at www.isbe.net/budget. Please note ISBE will give equal consideration to all written and oral testimony.

Check out upcoming Professional Development Opportunities at https://www.ilaged.org/professional-development

St. Louis Dairy Council - $50/teacher/semester for dairy products for the classroom https://www.stldairycouncil.org/our-programs/dairy-in-the-classroom

 Paying IAVAT dues? : https://www.ilaged.org/page.aspx?ID=4655

  • IAVAT Dues are DUE October 31, 2021 - that is the deadline for them to be in at the FFA Center.  

State Leadership CREW Committee Ranking

  • Click here to have your FFA members rank the committees they are most interested in participating in the State Leadership CREW meetings.  

FFA dues/fees and Admin Approvals due to the FFA Center November 1

  • The FFA dues/affiliation fees and admin approvals are due IN the Illinois FFA Center by November 1.  With the National FFA convention the last week in October, be sure to get those payment requests into your office so they are mailed and in our office prior to November 1. 

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****NEW Information****

  1. National Corn Growers Association Scholarship Program

  2. State Chats Coming Your Way

  1. National Corn Growers Association Scholarship Program

The National Corn Growers Association is proud to support three scholarship programs for three distinct audiences: click here for more information.  


  1. State Chats Coming Your Way

Mark your calendar for three State Chats that are being offered to lend you a hand on topics you might be interested in at the time when they are most relevant to you: 

  • October 14, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. - SAE Grant Questions - State Chat

  • October 18, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. - National FFA Convention Planning - State Chat

  • November 15, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. - Local Collection Drive - State Chat


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***DATES & DEADLINES - Remember***  

Please NOTE, if you click on Dates & Deadlines it will take you to the www.ilaged.org calendar.  

  • October 12, 2021 - State Land Use CDE, Illinois State University, ISU Farms, 25578 ISU Farm Lane, Lexington, IL 61753.  Waivers Required for Students/Advisors.  ISU Farm Rules

  • October 14, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. - SAE Grant Questions - State Chat

  • October 18, 2021 - National FFA Convention Planning State Chat

  • October 27 - 30, 2021 - National FFA Convention, Indianapolis, IN

  • October 29, 2021 - Eastern Region National Vice-President, Miriam Hoffman’s Retiring Address at the 94th Annual National FFA Convention - 8:00 a.m. 

  • October 31, 2021 - IAVAT Dues Deadline

  • November 1, 2021 - IL FFA Board Virtual Meeting - 3:30 p.m. 

  • November 1, 2021 - WLC & Ground Zero Alumni Scholarship Applications DUE & Letter of Recommendations from the FFA Advisor.

  • November 5, 2021 - BUILD Conference Registration Closes.  Virtual Students must complete this address form by today.

  • November 8 - 12, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • November 11, 2021 - Veterans Day - FFA CENTER CLOSED

  • November 12, 2021 - ICAE Meeting

  • November 13, 2021 - Alumni Council Meeting, FFA Center, Springfield, IL

  • November 15, 2021 - Local Collection Drive State Chat

  • November 15 - 19, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • November 20, 2021 - State Ag Sales CDE - Lincoln Land Community College, 5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, IL 62703, USA

  • November 22, 2021 - BUILD Conference (1 day in person event at this time) Bone Student Center, Illinois State University, 100 N University St, #146, Normal, IL 61761.  Waivers Required for Students/Advisors/Chaperones

  • November 23, 2021 - BUILD Conference (1 day in person event at this time)  Bone Student Center, IL State University, 100 N University St, #146, Normal, IL 61761.  Waivers Required for Students/Advisors/Chaperones

  • November 23, 2021 - BUILD Conference - Virtual 

  • November 25 - 26, 2021 - Thanksgiving - FFA CENTER CLOSED

  • December 6 - 10, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • December 11, 2021 - State Agronomy & Dairy Foods CDE

  • January 15, 2022 - American FFA Degree Applications DUE - Illinois Procedures - American FFA Degree


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Mindy Bunselmeyer
Illinois FFA Center
Phone: 217-753-3328 Cell: 217-412-5646
Email: mbunselmeyer@illinoisffa.org
Address: 3221 Northfield, Springfield, IL 62702
 
     
 
 
     
     
 
 
     
     
 
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