Professional Development at NAAE Convention

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What Do You Seek?

Only during the annual NAAE Convention will you find professional development that will transform your agriculture classroom. Over 60 innovative learning sessions presented by agricultural educators for agricultural educators will invigorate you and improve student success.

Request for Proposals - 2017 NAAE Convention

NAAE is accepting proposals for professional development workshops to be presented at the 2017 NAAE Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, December 5-9, 2017, relating to topics appropriate for middle, secondary and post-secondary educators of agricultural education.


To present, in workshop format, information appropriate for agricultural educators. Workshops should relate directly to enhancing classroom/laboratory instruction, student work-based learning and/or leadership development, teacher professional development, program marketing/communications and partnership/collaborations.

Suggested Topics

Workshops may be presented on, but are not limited to, the following areas: Classroom instruction techniques, technology in the classroom, technical agricultural information, integration of academics, exceptional instructional materials, research pertinent and applicable to the classroom, specific topical areas, etc.


Workshops will be approximately 30 or 75 minutes in length and have the possibility to be repeated. Expect an audience of 15-50 people.

How to Submit a Proposal

Proposals for NAAE Convention workshops will only be accepted through our online form. Click here to access the form.


Proposals are to be submitted by Friday, May 12, 2017.

Each proposal will be reviewed and the primary workshop contact will be notified by July 7th. More specific information will be given at that time.

Please note: If selected to present your workshop at the 2017 NAAE Convention, you will be responsible for your registration, hotel, and travel expenses. NAAE does not pay expenses for workshop presenters.

For more information, contact Alissa F. Smith, NAAE Associate Executive Director at or 1-800-509-0204.