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Sunday, June 27
 

3:30pm CDT

New Teacher Workshop Registration
Sunday June 27, 2021 3:30pm - Monday June 28, 2021 4:00pm CDT
EC Atrium FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

4:00pm CDT

IAAE Board Meeting
Sunday June 27, 2021 4:00pm - Monday June 28, 2021 6:00pm CDT
EC Room 108-109 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

6:00pm CDT

Conference Planning Meeting
Sunday June 27, 2021 6:00pm - Monday June 28, 2021 8:00pm CDT
EC Room 112 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA
 
Monday, June 28
 

7:45am CDT

Conference Registration and Information
Monday June 28, 2021 7:45am - 10:00am CDT
Main Hallway FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

8:00am CDT

Mentors Report
Monday June 28, 2021 8:00am - 8:30am CDT
EC Room 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

8:30am CDT

Mentor / Mentee Breakfast and Workshop
Monday June 28, 2021 8:30am - 10:00am CDT
EC Room 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

10:00am CDT

Guest Speaker - Aaron Putze, Iowa Soybean Association
Raised on a farm near West Bend, Iowa, Aaron took to writing and public speaking at an early age. He graduated from UNI with degrees in communications, public relations and journalism. While at UNI, Aaron served as Executive Editor of the Northern Iowan (twice-weekly campus newspaper) and Vice President of the Northern Iowa Student Government.
Upon earning his degree from UNI, Aaron served as copy editor at Spokesman Press, Inc. Grundy Center, Iowa, before joining the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s communications team in West Des Moines in 1994. In 2010, he was named Director of Industry Relations for the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) in Ankeny, Iowa. Today, Aaron serves as ISA’s Sr. Director of Information, Education and Industry Relations and represents Iowa agriculture as a board member of the Animal Ag Alliance Board based in Arlington, VA. Aaron is also a board member of the Public Relations Society of America-Iowa Chapter and Waukee Rotary. He’s a member of the St. Francis of Assisi Knights of Columbus (West Des Moines) and volunteers at the Walnut Creek Recreational Baseball League of Clive and Waukee.
As an agricultural communicator and someone passionate about leadership and success, Aaron has delivered hundreds of presentations to organizations and groups of all sizes and occasions.


Monday June 28, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
EC Room 106 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

11:00am CDT

IAAE - First Business Session
Monday June 28, 2021 11:00am - 11:30am CDT
EC Room 106 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

11:30am CDT

Lunch
Monday June 28, 2021 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
EC Room 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

1:00pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 1
CTSO / Perkins - Department of Education Consultants will talk about how Perkins and CTSO's can interact. Bring your questions.


Monday June 28, 2021 1:00pm - 1:50pm CDT
EC 114/115 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

1:00pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 2
Fundraising / Activity Fund - Department of Education Consultants will highlight changes in Iowa law and practice. A great workshop to ask questions.


Monday June 28, 2021 1:00pm - 1:50pm CDT
EC 112/113 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

1:00pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 3
Local Program Policies -- Join State FFA Staff in reviewing changes brough by our State Constitution adoption at the 2021 State FFA Convention.


Monday June 28, 2021 1:00pm - 1:50pm CDT
EC 108/109 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

1:00pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 4
All In for Ag Education - Dr. Paulsen and Elsa Schmidt will review our Team Ag Ed strategic plan and how we can make a 'Big Lift' towards 2029.


Monday June 28, 2021 1:00pm - 1:50pm CDT
EC 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

2:00pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 1
CTSO / Perkins - Department of Education Consultants will talk about how Perkins and CTSO's can interact. Bring your questions.


Monday June 28, 2021 2:00pm - 2:50pm CDT
EC 114/115 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

2:00pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 2
Fundraising / Activity Fund - Department of Education Consultants will highlight changes in Iowa law and practice. A great workshop to ask questions.


Monday June 28, 2021 2:00pm - 2:50pm CDT
EC 112/113 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

2:00pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 3
Local Program Policies -- Join State FFA Staff in reviewing changes brough by our State Constitution adoption at the 2021 State FFA Convention.


Monday June 28, 2021 2:00pm - 2:50pm CDT
EC 108/109 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

2:00pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 4
All In for Ag Education - Dr. Paulsen and Elsa Schmidt will review our Team Ag Ed strategic plan and how we can make a 'Big Lift' towards 2029.


Monday June 28, 2021 2:00pm - 2:50pm CDT
EC 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

3:10pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 1
CTSO / Perkins - Department of Education Consultants will talk about how Perkins and CTSO's can interact. Bring your questions.


Monday June 28, 2021 3:10pm - 4:00pm CDT
EC 114/115 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

3:10pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 2
Fundraising / Activity Fund - Department of Education Consultants will highlight changes in Iowa law and practice. A great workshop to ask questions.


Monday June 28, 2021 3:10pm - 4:00pm CDT
EC 112/113 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

3:10pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 3
Local Program Policies -- Join State FFA Staff in reviewing changes brough by our State Constitution adoption at the 2021 State FFA Convention.


Monday June 28, 2021 3:10pm - 4:00pm CDT
EC 108/109 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

3:10pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 4
All In for Ag Education - Dr. Paulsen and Elsa Schmidt will review our Team Ag Ed strategic plan and how we can make a 'Big Lift' towards 2029.


Monday June 28, 2021 3:10pm - 4:00pm CDT
EC 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

4:10pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 1
CTSO / Perkins - Department of Education Consultants will talk about how Perkins and CTSO's can interact. Bring your questions.


Monday June 28, 2021 4:10pm - 5:00pm CDT
EC 114/115 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

4:10pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 2
Fundraising / Activity Fund - Department of Education Consultants will highlight changes in Iowa law and practice. A great workshop to ask questions.


Monday June 28, 2021 4:10pm - 5:00pm CDT
EC 112/113 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

4:10pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 3
Local Program Policies -- Join State FFA Staff in reviewing changes brough by our State Constitution adoption at the 2021 State FFA Convention.


Monday June 28, 2021 4:10pm - 5:00pm CDT
EC 108/109 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

4:10pm CDT

Workshop Rotation A - Session 4
All In for Ag Education - Dr. Paulsen and Elsa Schmidt will review our Team Ag Ed strategic plan and how we can make a 'Big Lift' towards 2029.


Monday June 28, 2021 4:10pm - 5:00pm CDT
EC 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

6:00pm CDT

Social / Fun Night
Join us for a fun night in the Ankeny District -- just north of the FFA Enrichment Center.

Monday June 28, 2021 6:00pm - 9:00pm CDT
The District 1375 SW Vintage Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA
 
Tuesday, June 29
 

7:30am CDT

Conference Registration and Information
Tuesday June 29, 2021 7:30am - 8:00am CDT
Main Hallway FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

8:00am CDT

Agri-business Breakfast
Tuesday June 29, 2021 8:00am - 9:00am CDT
EC Room 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

9:00am CDT

District Breakout
South Central Breakout Session

Speakers

Tuesday June 29, 2021 9:00am - 9:50am CDT
EC 112/113 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

9:00am CDT

District Breakout
Southwest Breakout Session

Speakers

Tuesday June 29, 2021 9:00am - 9:50am CDT
EC 114/115 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

9:00am CDT

District Breakout
Southeast Breakout Session

Speakers

Tuesday June 29, 2021 9:00am - 9:50am CDT
EC 108/109 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

9:00am CDT

Trade Show
Tuesday June 29, 2021 9:00am - 12:00pm CDT
EC Atrium FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

10:00am CDT

District Breakout
Northeast Breakout Session

Speakers

Tuesday June 29, 2021 10:00am - 10:50am CDT
EC 108/109 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

10:00am CDT

District Breakout
North Central Breakout Session

Speakers

Tuesday June 29, 2021 10:00am - 10:50am CDT
EC 112/113 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

10:00am CDT

District Breakout
Northwest Breakout Session

Speakers

Tuesday June 29, 2021 10:00am - 10:50am CDT
EC 114/115 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

11:00am CDT

Workshop Rotation B
Vernier - Karen VanDeWalle and Jamie Christiansen will be showcasing the Vernier Go Direct sensors that connect to computers, Chromebooks, LabQuest 3, tablets, or mobile devices.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 11:00am - 11:50am CDT
EC 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

11:00am CDT

Workshop Rotation B
Kreg Tools – Mike Maruziak and his team has a project in mind and has a team of Kreg team members lined up to help as needed, this is going to be a great experience for participants.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 11:00am - 11:50am CDT
EC 108/109 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

11:00am CDT

Workshop Rotation B
USDA Grant Cohort - “SAE For ALL: Developing Teacher Resources and Training to Build Student Foundational Skills”. The purpose of this project is to train secondary agricultural education instructors in how to best teach foundational skills like record keeping, personal finance, and agricultural business to be applied with students and their supervised agricultural experience (SAE) programs. These efforts align with work-based learning which is an important topic that is covered by Future Ready Iowa, STEM, and Perkins V. This grant will pay for your instructors’ registration, travel, lodging and meals while in attendance at grant activities.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 11:00am - 11:50am CDT
EC 114/115 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

11:00am CDT

Workshop Rotation B
Ag Broadcasting CDE – Andy Petersen the morning Farm News Anchor at WHO-AM and co-host of the Big Show will offer insights on how to prepare your students for the Ag Broadcasting CDE. Each participation will walk away with a practice guide.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 11:00am - 11:50am CDT
EC 112/113 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

12:00pm CDT

Lunch
Reflection given by 2020 SW District Outstanding Young Member:
Iowa Council Awards
Tenure Recognition: 15, 20, 30, & 30+ Years

Tuesday June 29, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
EC Room 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

1:40pm CDT

Workshop Rotation C
Nursery/Landscaping CDE – Adam Crews from Louisa-Muscatine will be conducting a hands-on workshop which will help you train your students for the Equipment Safety & Operation or Team Skills Challenge part of the CDE.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 1:40pm - 2:35pm CDT
EC 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

1:40pm CDT

Workshop Rotation C
Floriculture CDE – Louise Fleming from Vinton will be conducting a hands-on workshop which will help you train your students for the Floral Design/Corsage part of the CDE.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 1:40pm - 2:35pm CDT
EC 112/113 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

1:40pm CDT

Workshop Rotation C
Soils Evaluation CDE – Amber Anderson from Iowa State University will be conducting and interactive workshop which will help you train your students for the this CDE using the updated Soil Judging in Iowa Handbook and newly developed computer simulations.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 1:40pm - 2:35pm CDT
EC 114/115 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

1:40pm CDT

Workshop Rotation C
Post-Secondary - Presentation on WBL from the Department of Education, Conversations with Iowa State University and other agenda items.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 1:40pm - 2:35pm CDT
EC FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

1:40pm CDT

Workshop Rotation C
Ag Mechanics CDE – Jim Green from St. Ansgar and Jon Davis from Gilbert will be conducting a hands-on workshop which will help you prepare your students for the skill areas of Land Measurement/Surveying and Electrical Wiring of outlets/switches.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 1:40pm - 2:35pm CDT
EC 108/109 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

2:55pm CDT

Workshop Rotation C
Nursery/Landscaping CDE – Adam Crews from Louisa-Muscatine will be conducting a hands-on workshop which will help you train your students for the Equipment Safety & Operation or Team Skills Challenge part of the CDE.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 2:55pm - 3:50pm CDT
EC 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

2:55pm CDT

Workshop Rotation C
Soils Evaluation CDE – Amber Anderson from Iowa State University will be conducting and interactive workshop which will help you train your students for the this CDE using the updated Soil Judging in Iowa Handbook and newly developed computer simulations.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 2:55pm - 3:50pm CDT
EC 114/115 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

2:55pm CDT

Workshop Rotation C
Post-Secondary - Presentation on WBL from the Department of Education, Conversations with Iowa State University and other agenda items.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 2:55pm - 3:50pm CDT
EC 208/209 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

2:55pm CDT

Workshop Rotation C
Ag Mechanics CDE – Jim Green from St. Ansgar and Jon Davis from Gilbert will be conducting a hands-on workshop which will help you prepare your students for the skill areas of Land Measurement/Surveying and Electrical Wiring of outlets/switches.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 2:55pm - 3:50pm CDT
EC 108/109 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

2:55pm CDT

Workshop Rotation C
Floriculture CDE – Louise Fleming from Vinton will be conducting a hands-on workshop which will help you train your students for the Floral Design/Corsage part of the CDE.

Tuesday June 29, 2021 2:55pm - 3:50pm CDT
EC 112/113 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

6:00pm CDT

Pre-Banquet Reception - Sponsored by Four Seasons Fundraising
Tuesday June 29, 2021 6:00pm - 6:50pm CDT
EC Atrium FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

6:30pm CDT

District / Post-Secondary Group Photos
Tuesday June 29, 2021 6:30pm - 6:50pm CDT
EC Atrium FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

7:00pm CDT

Iowa Agriculture Education Banquet
Reflection given by 2020 Outstanding SC Outstanding Young Member
IAAE Awards
25 Year Clock Presentations, Sponsored by Sonny Deke
Retiree Recognition

Tuesday June 29, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm CDT
EC Room 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA
 
Wednesday, June 30
 

8:00am CDT

Continental Breakfast
Reflection given by 2020 NE District Outstanding Young Member

Wednesday June 30, 2021 8:00am - 8:30am CDT
EC Room 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

8:30am CDT

IAAE Committee Meetings
Wednesday June 30, 2021 8:30am - 8:50am CDT
Self Selected FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

9:00am CDT

Agriculture Education Panel
Iowa Agricultural Education

Wednesday June 30, 2021 9:00am - 9:50am CDT
EC Room 106 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

10:00am CDT

IAAE Closing Session
Wednesday June 30, 2021 10:00am - 10:50am CDT
EC Room 106 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

11:05am CDT

Workshop Rotation D
USDA Grant Cohort - “SAE For ALL: Developing Teacher Resources and Training to Build Student Foundational Skills”. The purpose of this project is to train secondary agricultural education instructors in how to best teach foundational skills like record keeping, personal finance, and agricultural business to be applied with students and their supervised agricultural experience (SAE) programs. These efforts align with work-based learning which is an important topic that is covered by Future Ready Iowa, STEM, and Perkins V. This grant will pay for your instructors’ registration, travel, lodging and meals while in attendance at grant activities.

Wednesday June 30, 2021 11:05am - 11:30am CDT
EC 114/115 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

11:05am CDT

Workshop Rotation D
Self Studies - RPP 3, 10, and 11. Any instructors who have yet to submit a self-study are welcome to attend.

Wednesday June 30, 2021 11:05am - 11:30am CDT
EC 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

11:05am CDT

Workshop Rotation D
Farm Credit Services Grant Program – Teresa Mardesen from FCS will provide ideas suggestions to completing a successful grant application that agricultural educators can complete used to purchase classroom supplies, develop Student SAEs and/or complete FFA

Wednesday June 30, 2021 11:05am - 11:30am CDT
EC 108/109 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

11:05am CDT

Workshop Rotation D
National FFA Resources – Bridget Mahoney from Lone Tree and Ben Meyer from NFFA will share Educator Resources that are available to agricultural educators through the website.

Wednesday June 30, 2021 11:05am - 11:30am CDT
EC 112/113 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

11:35am CDT

Luncheon (Box Lunch)
Wednesday June 30, 2021 11:35am - 12:15pm CDT
EC Room 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

1:00pm CDT

Workshop Rotation E
USDA Grant Cohort - “SAE For ALL: Developing Teacher Resources and Training to Build Student Foundational Skills”. The purpose of this project is to train secondary agricultural education instructors in how to best teach foundational skills like record keeping, personal finance, and agricultural business to be applied with students and their supervised agricultural experience (SAE) programs. These efforts align with work-based learning which is an important topic that is covered by Future Ready Iowa, STEM, and Perkins V. This grant will pay for your instructors’ registration, travel, lodging and meals while in attendance at grant activities.

Wednesday June 30, 2021 1:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
EC Room 107 FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 USA

1:00pm CDT

Workshop Rotation E
Cherry Glen Learning Farm - Ray Meylor and the Cherry Glen Learning Farm will host instructors for the afternoon engaging colleagues in a wide variety of land laboratory learning opportunities. Be prepared to pick up new ideas to implement as part of your future outdoor learning lab plans!

Wednesday June 30, 2021 1:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
Cherry Glen Learning Farm 3989 NW 94th Ave, Polk City, IA 50226 USA