State Teach Ag Results (STAR) Program

The National Teach Ag Campaign launched the State Teach Ag Results (STAR) program in the spring of 2014 to increase recruitment and retention efforts at the state level. The STAR program is designed to assist states in creating sustainable and effective recruitment and retention plans. STAR states receive in-kind design and consultation services, access to Teach Ag grant funds, priority preference for Teach Ag Ambassador positions, promotion and assessment summaries.

Contact The National Teach Ag Campaign to find out how your state may become a part of the STAR program.

STAR Program Requirements are as follows:

  • Convene a team consisting of the following individuals at a minimum
    • State Ag Ed Director
    • Agriculture Teachers Association Board Member
    • Agricultural Education Major
    • FFA Alumni Representative
    • Ag Ed Degree Institution Faculty
    • State Foundation Director
  • Commit to working with the National Teach Ag Campaign for at least 2 years
  • Complete an initial state assessment and online survey
  • Host a face to face meeting with team members and the National Teach Ag Campaign
  • Collect and share data
  • A member of each state team will serve on the National Teach Ag Campaign Advisory Board for one year.
  • Remote state team meetings two times a year.

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2014 STAR States 2015 STAR States 2016 STAR States 2017 STAR States 2018 STAR States
California Arizona Michigan Colorado Alaska
Illinois Idaho Nevada Kentucky Connecticut
Indiana Iowa New Jersey Ohio Florida
Kansas Louisiana Oklahoma South Carolina Tennessee
Minnesota Montana Utah Washington Texas
Mississippi Pennsylvania Wisconsin   West Virginia
Missouri South Dakota      
Nebraska Virginia      
New York        
North Carolina        

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Promote Teach Ag in Your State!

Looking for promotional materials to use in your recruitment and retention strategies? Follow this link for a full listing of available resources we are able to provide for you. Each template is customizable. Contact Victoria Hamilton for more information.


STAR Quick Links

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