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  ILCAE Meeting - Sept 2 - Updated Agenda & Reports  
  Dean Dittmar, Coordinator  9/1/2020 9:50:00 PM  

(sent to ILCAE members & Advisory Members to ILCAE)

WHEN:  Wednesday, September 2, 2020

TIME: 2 pm - Start     4 pm - Expected End
            Begin logging in at 1:45 pm

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Meeting ID: 843 6873 4563

AGENDA           Click for printable agenda.

Approval of July 1, 2020, Meeting Minutes – Karen Jones, Secretary (5 minutes)

Old Business  (5 minutes)
1 – Nomination of Karen Schieler for ICAE membership update
2 – Ag Ed 365 Advocacy update

New Business
1 – Start of the Year for Agriculture Teachers, Students, and Schools (20 minutes) 
      ISBE Summary of Starting the Year
      Ann Piotrowski, Ag Teacher, DuQuoin
      Nolan Moss, Ag Teacher, Naperville Central
      Trent Taber, Ag Teacher, Cambridge
      Discussion:  Communicate with a panel of ag teachers and students
      Action Item:  Support schools, teachers, and students

2 – Agricultural Education Curriculum (25 minutes) – Teacher login
     Username: ICAEAG  Password:  ICAEAG      Username:  ICAECTE   Password:  ICAECTE
     Discussion:  Agribusiness library and future projects with Cutting Edge Curriculum
     board members 
     Curriculum committee report on new ideas and resources.(Moffitt, Woods, Galle, Hanson)
     Action Item:  Guide, adopt and support the revisions and future projects

3 – 2019-20 Year in Review and Highlights (10 minutes)
      Discussion:  Communication with State Staff as they report on student, teacher,
      and school data.
      Action Item:  Communicate positive statistics with stakeholders statewide

4 – Feeding Students through 2050: Preparing Students For Leadership Careers Through 
      Agricultural Education Statewide Webinar for school staff without an AFNR program
      with House Ag Committee Chair, Representative Sonya Harper,
      as the Kickoff Speaker (5 minutes)
      Discussion:  Review draft agenda and invited audience
      Action Item:  Guide, support and attend the webinar

5 – State Legislature, Governor’s Office, and ISBE Update (15 minutes)
      Discussion:  Communication with Patrick Barry and Representative Dan Swanson
      Action Item:  Prepare for ISBE budget hearings, request to attend House Ag Committee

6 - Officer and New Member Nominations and Elections (15 minutes)
      Discussion:  Review nominations for officers of Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary,
      Executive Secretary and new members
      Action Item:  Elect individuals for annual officers and membership

7 – Annual Award Selection - Bill Johnson Excellence in Education, Excellence in
      Agribusiness, Excellence in Media, Jim Guilinger Legislative, Perry Schneider Special
      Recognition, and IAVAT/FFA District Advocacy (10 minutes)
      Discussion:  Review award areas and descriptions
      Action Item:  Nominate individuals for selection by the new officer team.

8 - Future Meeting Dates (5 minutes)
    Thursday, November 12, 2020 – Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon
    January, March, June, 2021


Dean Dittmar, Coordinator
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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