Join the National Teach Ag Campaign
Welcome to the resource area to help you plan and conduct a Teach Ag workshop in your state or region. Use the examples below to create a workshop that best fits the needs of your audience. Need help? Contact Ellen Thompson, National Teach Ag Campaign Coordinator at email@example.com
If you conduct a Teach Ag Workshop, please share your experience in our Teach Ag Community on NAAE's Communities of Practice. We would love to hear how it went for you, and welcome any additional materials you would like to share for this resource area.
CalPoly Change Lives Agenda — Contact Dr. Ann Delay, Cal Poly University
6 hour workshop that focuses on the how and why of being an ag teacher.
IA Change Lives Workshop Outline — Contact Brittany Elmquist, Harlam Community High School Activities include Play-doh, tower building, snowball war, future ag teachers creed.
MN Change Lives Day Outline — Contact Leah Addington, Minnesota FFA, Angela Fredericks, Iowa FFA or Dan Helvig, University of MN ag education undergraduate
Activities include; create an ag teacher picture, ag ed infomercial, ag teacher panel
ND Change Lives Workshop Description — Contact Rocky Brown, Wishek Public School
Activities include; Top Ten Reasons to be an ag teacher, Family Feud game
OH Teach Ag Schedule — Contact Marlene Eick, The Ohio State University
Activities include; campus tour/immersion, lunch, greetings from ag education faculty, admission process, ag ed student teacher panel
OK I Want to Teach Ag Agenda — Contact Ag Education Department, OK State University
Activities Include; campus tour, lunch with state staff, panel discussion, scholarship.
Teach Ag Campaign Invite Only Workshop Agenda — Contact Ellen Thompson, NAAE
Activities include; play-doh, design a Teach Ag t-shirt, create a skit, speaker, NAAE Teach Ag video
Teach Ag Campaign Teach Ag General Workshop Agenda — Contact Ellen Thompson, NAAE Activities include; NAAE Teach Ag video, perceptions of ag teachers, Go Get It Questions, Create an ag teacher, Q&A
IA Change Lives Invitation Letter — Letter used to send students an invitation to the Change Lives workshop after being nominated.
IA Change Lives Nomination Request — Correspondence with ag teachers seeking nominations for the workshop
MN Advisor Letter Sample — Sample letter for advisors to use when creating a personalized letter to the student they nominate for the workshop.
MN Change Lives Instructor Email — draft copy of the email sent to ag teachers about the Change Lives workshop requesting student nominations
MN Change Lives Nomination Form — draft copy of the actual form that ag teachers fill out to nominate students
MN Change Lives Parent Letter — draft copy of the personalized letter that goes out to the parents of students who were nominated
MN Change Lives Student Invite Letter — draft copy of the letter that students who were nominated receive inviting them to the Teach Ag workshop.
MN Change Lives You Tube Instructions — student instructions for the infomercial activity
Skit Topics — list of potential topics for students to choose from to make their ag education skit, ready to be posted around the room.
MN Change Lives Values Sheet — listing of characteristics for the create an ag teacher picture activity
MN Change Lives Workshop Topics — listing of topics related to being an ag teacher for students to use as a guide when developing their you tube infomercial
Teach Ag Campaign Jeopardy questions — Teach Ag PPT Jeopardy format questions, print off just the questions from the PPT and play Go Get It Questions — post the questions around the room for students to grab and answer together as a group
Attendee Contact Form -- Use this form to capture workshop attendees contact information for follow-up and tracking.
Change Lives Follow-Up Newsletter — example of a great way to follow-up with students who attended a Teach Ag workshop
IA Change Lives PPT — PPT slideshow of the workshop outline designed for use during the Teach Ag workshop
IA Change Lives Workshop Checklist — workshop materials and contact list
IA Future Agriculture Educator Creed — creed created for students who will someday be ag teachers
MN Top 12 Reasons to be an Ag Educator List — Top 12 reasons to be an ag teacher list
MN Change Lives University Listing — listing of regional ag education programs with contact information, included in the student folder
MN Change Lives Workshop Survey — post workshop survey for students to fill out assessing the workshop
MN Change Lives To Do List — Provides a timeline and materials list for the MN Change Lives workshop
Potential Ag Classes List — Organized listing of potential classes an ag teacher may teach in their program, nice to include in the attendee folder
Attendee Folder Items — Checklist of possible items to include in folders to give to students who attend Teach Ag workshops.
Other Teach Ag Workshop Tips — suggestions on making the Teach Ag workshop successful
Tagged to Teach Ag Sticker Templates — use these stickers to designate special attendees or decorate Teach Ag take-home items
National Teach Ag Campaign
300 Garrigus Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0215
Ellen Thompson, Project Director
Andrea Fristoe, Program Manager
Victoria Hamilton, Marketing Assistant
Alan Green, Cooperative Education Program Coordinator