National #TeachAg Ambassadors

What is the NAAE National #TeachAg Ambassador Program?

The NAAE National #TeachAg Ambassador Program is for individuals who are passionate about agricultural education and want to share their story. National #TeachAg Ambassadors use their enthusiasm to encourage others to consider a career in teaching agriculture.

What does NAAE National #TeachAg Ambassador do?

NAAE National #TeachAg Ambassadors communicate with a variety of audiences to recruit future agriculture teachers and spread the Teach Ag message. Ambassadors are required to attend the National FFA Convention and participate in virtual seminars. National #TeachAg Ambassadors receive customized training and lessons to use at local, university, and state levels.

How can I become an NAAE #TeachAg Ambassador?

Serving as an NAAE #TeachAg Ambassador is a unique preservice opportunity that provides early experience in agricultural education. All applicants MUST be a post-secondary agricultural education student and current NAAE student member. To become a #TeachAg Ambassador, applicants must complete an application which will open each year in mid-April. Applications are screened, and then selected applicants will proceed through the process with a virtual interview. After the conclusion of interviews, applicants who are selected to serve as #TeachAg Ambassadors will be notified by the beginning of August. The term of serving as an NAAE #TeachAg Ambassador is from October 1 until September 30.

2024-2025 NAAE National #TeachAg Ambassadors Applications

NAAE is seeking the nation’s most outstanding agricultural education majors to represent the profession as National #TeachAg Ambassadors at the 2024 National FFA Convention & Expo, October 23-26 in Indianapolis, IN, and throughout the year at the state level. Applications are Due by Monday, July 1 at 11:59pm EST. Click here to access the 2024 Ambassador Program Overview, Expectations, and Application Process.

2023-2024 NAAE National #TeachAg Ambassadors


Ansley Cornelius Ansley Cornelius
Eastern Kentucky University

Brandon Bixler Brandon Bixler
Penn State University

Branson Van Fleet
Ohio State University

Brianna Brazil
California State University, Fresno

Esteban Tellez
Merced College

Gabrielle Zachery
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Hannah Grace Childress
Mississippi State University

Harrison Falcofsky
University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Jared Lovro
North Dakota State University

Julia Hamblen
Purdue University

Kamren Yaughn
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

McKayla Hughes-Carlson
North Dakota State University

Sandra Crook
Washington State University


Thank you to the CHS Foundation for making NAAE's teacher recruitment and retention initiatives possible.