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  Mindy Bunselmeyer  10/6/2020 7:00:00 AM  
     
 

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**** Top Priority****

Leadership Training School Speeches - Click here for a document that has reflective questions that you can use with each of the Leadership Training School (LTS) speeches. 

2020 Chapter Visits

The ilaged  Youtube Channel has the 2020 Pre-recorded Chapter Visits Presentations.  Please Click here to sign up for a time to have your FFA Chapter do a “Meet & Greet” with a major.  

Click here to view the 2020 Chapter Visits Reflection Questions.  

Click here for the pdf fillable 2020 -2021 Goal Card. 

****NEW Information****

1.  Day of Service Backpacks 

2.  Illinois FFA Chapter Files

3.  SAE Grant Application Opens

4.  National Corn Growers Association Scholarships

1.  Day of Service Backpacks 

The Illinois FFA has 91 leftover backpacks from the 2020 Illinois FFA State Convention Day of Service project.  If your FFA Chapter was expanding on the backpack service project in your community, please email mbunselmeyer@illinoisffa.org if you would like any extra backpacks, first come first served and we are out when we are out.  Thanks so much!

2.  Illinois FFA Chapter Files

Ever wonder who from your FFA Chapter has ever received their State FFA Degree, how about confirming your Charter date, has any past state officers from your Chapter?  The Illinois FFA Center can now offer this information in an electronic format for you to view at https://www.ilaged.org/page.aspx?ID=4978   

  • Click on Explore

  • Secondary/HS Programs 

  • Chapter Histories

Please note this is a work in progress and awards are still being added.  If you have any concerns or issues or further charter date updates, please contact pdavis@illinoisffa.org

3.  SAE Grants Application Opens

The SAE Grants application is now open and will close on Monday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. EST. Students can access the application through the application center on FFA.org and on the SAE Grants webpage. A how-to PDF on accessing and filling out the SAE Grants application, along with the 2020 SAE Grants Summary Table, are also available. Contact Jennifer Preston, jpreston@ffa.org or 317-452-6013, with questions.

4.  NCGA Accepting Applications for 2020 Scholarships

The National Corn Growers Association is again offering its William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship thanks to the sponsorship of BASF Corporation.

Five $1,500 scholarships are available to undergraduate college students.

To apply, students or a parent/guardian must be a member of the NCGA. Past scholarship winners and employees and the families of employees of any division of BASF or their subsidiaries or the NCGA are not eligible for the scholarship. Students may apply for membership at NCGA.com.

Applications must be submitted by December 4, 2020. 

The application is available here: http://www.ncga.com/scholarships. We have multiple scholarship programs, please select the correct program on our online form.

Please send this information on to students, educators, university staff, or anyone in your community who you believe would be interested.

**** PREVIOUS Information Shared****

**** WORTH Sharing Again****

Career Development Events:  

Ag Sales Product - Now Available

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center on 9/8/2020

2020 Illinois FFA CDE Schedule (2021 CDE Schedule TBA)

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

IAVAT:

IAVAT Dues/Donations

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

IAVAT Fall 2020 Professional Development Series

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

 IAVAT Committees

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

SAE Committee State Proficiency Survey - PLEASE Take a Moment to Complete

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center 

Membership Memos

  • Please complete this form if you would like to notify the Illinois FFA Center about an event in the lives of someone in our FFA Family. 

IACCAI:  

  • Officers - Jeff Landers, JJC - President, Brian Clement, College of Dupage - Vice President, Doug Robb, WVCC - Treasurer, Jess Smithers, Richland - Secretary, Pete Fandel, ICC - Past President

  • 2020 Conference = Click here for listserv from FFA Center to collect feedback

PAS

  • Officers - President - Gwen Heimerdinger, 1st Vice-President - Ryan Reeverts, 2nd Vice-President - Rob Janssen, 3rd Vice-President - Mazi Walker

Illinois FFA:

BUILD Registration

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

Illinois FFA Proficiency Award Report for Spring 2021

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

Opening Ceremonies 

  • The major state officers have also added FFA Opening Ceremonies for each Section featuring your Section President as the State FFA Sentinel on https://www.youtube.com/user/ILAgEd  

ISBE Budget Hearings - Please take a moment to submit written/online support

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

Section CDE Registration Reminder

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

2020 National FFA Results for Agriscience, National Chapter Award and Proficiency Results

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center ~ Click Here to view the full results for all of our Illinois FFA Entries.  

Illinois FFA State Officer Team Updates 

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

Illinois FFA Names Two American FFA Degree Star Finalists

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

Tallo-AET SAE Grant Winners

  • Click here to view the listserv message about Olivia Charles, West Carroll FFA

  • Click here to view the listserv message about Dennis Wollin, South Central FFA

State Theme t-shirt, Convention t-shirts & Buttons

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

FFA Board Updates - August 2020

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

 Notes of Thanks to Virtual Convention Sponsors & Friends

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

Donate to Virtual State FFA Convention

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center 

Illinois FFA Alumni and Supporters:

Illinois FFA Alumni Ranger Raffle 

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center on 9/8/2020

Alumni - National Outstanding Chapter Applications

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center on 9/8/2020

  • Click here to find the folder with those forms.  

Illinois FFA Alumni Council Officer Letter of Intent

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

Alumni Update - August 2020

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

Illinois FFA Alumni Annual Meeting & Auction Update 

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA Center:

How to Pay Account Balances with a Credit Card  - For Teachers

  • October 12, 2020 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Columbus Day

  • November 26 - 27, 2020 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Thanksgiving

  • December 24, 2020 - January 4, 2021 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Winter Break

Celebrate our Staff - Patti Davis, Proudly Serving Illinois FFA Center since August 23, 2010

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

Celebrate our Staff - John Edgar, Proudly Serving Illinois FFA Center since July 6, 2015

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center 

Celebrate our Staff - Tammy Yard, Proudly Serving Illinois FFA Center since April 30, 2007

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

Illinois Foundation FFA:

2019 - 2020 Illinois Foundation FFA Annual Report 

  • Click here to view the 2019 - 2020 Illinois Foundation FFA Report

Industry Friends of agricultural education posts:

Managing Stress During the Busy Harvest Season

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

GROWMARK Announces 2021 Essay Contest Theme

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

4-H Sustaining the Future Award

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center on 9/8/2020

GROWMARK Foundation to Provide FFA Jackets

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

National FFA:

National FFA Update

  • Include lots of great information about the National FFA Convention, be sure to check out the National FFA Update.  

  • National FFA Convention Schedule 

The Horizon Conference

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center on 9/8/2020

***DATES & DEADLINES - Remember***

  • October 12, 2020 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Columbus Day

  • October 13, 2020 - Administrative Council Meeting - 3:30 pm

  • October 14-15, 2020 - Virtual Elite Conference

  • October 17, 2020 - Horse Evaluation Virtual CDE - 10 am to 2 pm - More CDEs

  • October 22, 2020 - FFA Board Online Meeting - 3:30 pm

  • October 27 - 29, 2020 - National FFA Virtual Convention - More Information

  • October TBA - FFA State Officer Team Online Meeting

  • November 1, 2020 - FFA Roster Administrator Approval DUE

  • November 1, 2020 - FFA Dues payment received by the Illinois FFA Center

  • November 6, 2020 - GROWMARK Essay Contest Deadline

  • November 16 - Celebrating 19 years of Lori Nelson at the Illinois FFA Center

  • November 19, 2020 - FFA Board Online Meeting - 3:30 pm

  • November 19, 2020 - FFA State Officer Team Online Meeting - 6 to 8 pm

  • November 21, 2020 - Ag Sales -  Assigned Times - More CDEs

  • November 26 - 27, 2020 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Thanksgiving

  • December 3, 2020 - FFA State Officer Team Online Meeting - 6 to 8 pm

  • December 12, 2020 - Agronomy Virtual CDE - 10 am to 2 pm - More CDEs

  • December 24, 2020 - January 4, 2021 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Winter Break


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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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