FFA.Chap5 - The FFA The Opportunities Beyond Opportunities...

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Unformatted text preview: The FFA The Opportunities Beyond Opportunities Where Could I Go In The FFA? Required Readings: Student Handbook - Chap. 5 Advisor’s Guide - Lesson 5-1&2 Focus Focus FFA New Horizons Magazine FFA • Serves as a spring-board for Serves local members local – See what others across the nation and their state are doing. • Highlights: – Careers, members, officers, etc. • Risk management essay Risk contest contest – Win a trip to Washington D.C. for student and advisor. How can this thing help? Conventions - Area Conventions • All areas have a short 1-2 day convention All that serves as a qualification round for state convention. • Many of the same opportunities exist. • Teachers have much more responsibility Conventions - State (Texas) Conventions • When? • Where? • What will happen? • Student Responsibilities: • Teacher Responsibilities: Conventions - National Conventions • When? • Where? • What’s There? • How do you get to go? Leadership Camps! Leadership • Local Camps • Area/District Camps • Greenhand Camps • State, Area, District, & State, Local Officer Camps Local Leadership Conferences: Leadership • Local, District, Area, & State: • Experiencing Discovery Experiencing Growth and Excellence (EDGE) Growth • Made for Excellence (MFE) • Advanced Leadership Development (ALD) • Washington Leadership Conference: (WLC) State & National Officers State • State = 10 • National = 6 FFA Global Opportunities FFA • Australian Homestay Australian • • • • • Program Program EARTH Tour International Dairy and International Livestock Seminar Livestock Adventure New Zealand Adventure Program Program The World Experience in The Agriculture Agriculture International Student International Exchange Program Exchange You Are Here, But Here, You Could Be Here Be Guided Practice Guided • Look Into Your Crystal Ball! – You know what students do at camps, competitions and conventions, now predict what you will do will as an agriscience teacher at these events. – You and a partner predict what you will do. – Which group will have the closest prediction? ...
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