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  Update - ILCAE Meeting - July 1 at 2 pm  
  Dean Dittmar, Coordinator  6/30/2020 11:24:00 AM  

(Sent to ILCAE members and advisory members to ILCAE)

Please view the reports and links below prior to the meeting.   

Virtual Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education (ILCAE) Meeting 

When:  Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 2 pm - Start and 4 pm - End
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Meeting ID: 950 5720 2073
Password: 562411
Voice Call - (312) 626-6799 - 95057202073#
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-2 pm - Welcome and Introductions – Doug Hanson, Chair (10 minutes)
-Approval of March 13, 2020, Meeting Minutes – Karen Jones, Secretary  (5 minutes)

Old Business  (10 minutes)
1 – Legislation on Changes to ICAE Membership
2 - Ag Legislative Day Post Meeting with House Ag Committee Chair, Representative Sonya Harper

Affiliate Reports – Review prior to the agenda, questions/concerns.   (10 minutes)
Research Study – Why Agriculture Teachers Stay in the Profession
IAVAT – Legislative, Advocacy, 365 Campaign
FFA Foundation
FFA Alumni
FFA Center
Illinois State University
Southern Illinois University
University of Illinois
Western Illinois University
Illinois College
Department of Agriculture
Farm Bureau

Also view virtual IAVAT Conference and FFA Convention videos on YouTube

New Business
1 – IL Agricultural Education Curriculum Update  (20 minutes)
     Discussion:  Agribusiness library revision and focus group report, future projects
     Action Item:  Guide, adopt and support the revision report and future projects, 

2 – ILCAE Membership and ILCAE Membership on ICAE  (20 minutes)
      Discussion:  Resignation of Becky Ropp, ILCAE member on ICAE  
      Review member possibilities and suggest officers for election in August, 2020.
      Action Item:  Recommend to the Governor a new ILCAE member to fill the resignation. 
      Suggest a slate of new officers for 2020-21 starting in August.

3 – ISBE State Board Meetings and Communication (20 minutes)
      Discussion:  Communication to and with ISBE
      Action Item:  Draft letter to ISBE Superintendent.  Assign members to attend board meetings.

4 – FY21 Agricultural Education Line Item Budget  (20 minutes)
      Discussion:  Review and discuss the FY21 $5,000,000 Budget
      Action Item:  Recommend a FY21 Budget

-Future Meeting Dates  (10 minutes)

Adjourn - 4 pm
Dean Dittmar
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 217-893-0091 Cell: 618-604-1622
Address: 3358 Big Pine Trail , Champaign, IL 61822
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