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IAVAT Conference      
Held the third week of June, IAVAT conference allows members to set policy, review organizational structure, complete committee work, and engage in top-notch professional development.

Beginning Ag Teacher's Workshop/AgEd496      
Held in the fall, this two-day workshop focuses on providing educators in the first five years of teaching tips, tools, and techniques for developing strong agricultural education programs.


IAVAT Student Branch      
Held twice through the year, student members have the opportunity to learn from mentor teachers how to build quality agriculture programs, navigate the forms and requirements of FFA, and construct hands-on learning labs for students. These events are special projects of the Ag Ed Recruitment/Retention Committee.


ELITE Conference Professional Development      
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Continuing Education Courses      
Sponsored by FCAE, Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education, as a special project funded by the Agricultural Education Line Item, Continuing Education courses are available for teachers to earn graduate credit in a variety of areas.

NAAE Region IV Conference      
Held at the end of June, this conference gathers agriculture educators from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio to discuss regional issues, select national award winners, provide feedback on NAAE policy updates, and engage in fellowship and professional development tours.

NAAE National Conference / ACTE CareerTech Vision      
Ready for professionalism at the national level? These two conferences, held simultaneously, give members the opportunity to network with teachers across the country and engage in professional development in all areas of career and technical education.
NAAE National Conference
ACTE CareerTech Vision

National Policy Seminar      
Engage in advocacy at the national level with the National Policy Seminar! This three-day event will provide advocacy training, engage participants with governmental speakers, and offer opportunities to meet 1:1 with legislators in both the House and the Senate.

   
 
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