National Teach Ag Campaign

The National Teach Ag Campaign is an initiative to bring attention to the career of agricultural education, get students thinking about a possible career in agricultural education, and support current agriculture teachers in their careers.


2017 National Teach Ag Campaign Intern Selected!!!

Congratulations and welcome to Elisa Russ, a junior majoring in agricultural education at Iowa State University

Elisa will begin her 8-week internship this summer in Lexington and stay on the remainder of 2017 and early 2018 working remotely from Iowa

Welcome to the National Teach Ag Campaign team Elisa!

2017-18 National Teach Ag Ambassador Selected!

Each year, the National Teach Ag Campaign selects 12 outstanding preservice agriculture teachers to represent us at the National FFA Convention, and throughout the year as ambassadors, promoting the profession and encouraging others to Teach Ag! Congratulations to the following outstanding future educators!

Heather Brown Oregon State University
Kelse Brown Ohio State University
Leah Jacobs Purdue University
Katrena Jordan Murray State University
Ty Kalleck University of Missouri
Ariel Kent Florida A&M University
Shannah Marshall University of Kentucky
Hannah McBurnett Auburn University
Eric Moser Michigan State University
Armando Nevarez California Polytechnic Univesity-San Luis Obispo
Madelyn Regier South Dakota State University
Shelbie Rochel University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Learn more about the National Teach Ag Ambassador program
See our current and past Teach Ag Ambassadors

CHS Foundation Makes Significant Investment in State Teach Ag Results (STAR) Program

On Thursday, September 22nd, during the National Teach Ag Day live webcast, the CHS Foundation, funded by charitable contributions from CHS Inc., announced an additional $280,000 commitment to the State Teach Ag Results (STAR) program through the National FFA Foundation. Click here for the full press release.

Future Agriscience Teacher (FAST) Symposium – NAAE Track

The Future Agriscience Teacher (FAST) Symposium is a professional development opportunity for preservice agricultural education majors held in conjunction with the National Association of Agricultural Educators annual convention November 29 – December 3 in Las Vegas, NV. Click here for the full press release.

Congratulations to the following preservice agriculture teachers on being selected for this opportunity:

Arthur Argueta University of Arizona
Jared Biciolis University of Arizona
Shannon Connolly Clemson University
Noah Crosson University of California-Davis
Alan Green Michigan State University
Leanne Green North Carolina State University
Kayla Hack Pennsylvania State University
Amy Hesselgesser Oklahoma State University
Juliana Krotz University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Samantha Lucas West Virginia University
Andrew Miles Oregon State University
Callie Moles West Virginia University
Mathew Smith Tennessee State University
Bailey Riedel Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo
Carley Snider Ohio State University
Carrie Summerford University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Blake Uchitjil Souther Illinois University
Jason Wetzler Oklahoma State University
Tyler D'Angelo University of Florida
Jennifer Stoneking West Virginia University
Mattison Sullivan University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Chrisinda Scheideler University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Miranda Kane Pennsylvania State University
Matt Snyder Pennsylvania State University
Brittany Maxfield North Carolina State University

Thank you for Celebrating National Teach Ag Day 2016!

In case you missed our live webcast from POET in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, you can watch the archived webcast HERE.

Also, we had an interactive learning session about biofuels before the Teach Ag Day webcast. This was a great, informative session with experts in the biofuels industry. You can watch the archived version of that HERE.



National FFA Convention Impact Data



Showcase Your Ag Ed Degree Institution on Social Media!

Are you a postsecondary institution looking for agricultural education majors? Showcase your program on Teach Ag's social media. Contact Tabitha Hudspeth for more information.

2016-2017 Teach Ag Ambassadors Have Been Selected!

Twelve outstanding agricultural education majors have been selected to represent the National Teach Ag Campaign at the local, state and national levels. These future educators are charged with the responsibility of promoting the mission and goals of the Teach Ag Campaign, while also recruiting future agricultural education majors. Click here for the full press release.

2015 National Teach Ag Campaign Annual Report Now Available!

A downloadable copy of the 2015 Annual Report is now available. Not only does it include our great strides in addressing the national agriculture teacher shortage over the course of the year, but it is also a calendar of all the important dates you need to know in the agricultural education world for 2016! Check it out!

Updated National Supply and Demand Profiles Now Available

Agricultural education supply and demand profiles have been updated and are now available on the Teach Ag website. View the profiles by NAAE, AAAE, and FFA regions, along with an overall nationwide profile. Click here to view the profiles.

Teach Ag Kits

Are you or someone you know planning to become an agriculture teacher? Check out the Teach Ag kits now available to purchase. Kits are $25.00.

Email Andrea Fristoe at for more information and to order your kit TODAY!

Teach Ag Annual Reports

2015 National Teach Ag Campaign Annual Report
2014 Year in Review
2014 National Teach Ag Campaign Annual Report
2013 National Teach Ag Campaign Annual Report

2012 National Teach Ag Campaign Annual Report
2011 National Teach Ag Campaign Annual Report

Teach Ag Advisory Board

The Teach Ag Advisory Board is a group of individuals from across the United States who provide input and feedback on the National Teach Ag Campaign initiatives and progress.

See our current Teach Ag Advisory Board members



Thank you to our sponsors who make the National Teach Ag Campaign possible.


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