Old Yeller - Fall 2017

The newest Old Yeller is out!  You can find it under the Old Yeller link at the top.

Things to see:Old Yeller

- Fall Conference Preview
- President's Message
- Summer Summary

Get caught up in the happenings!  Read it now!

The Third Circle - Old Yeller Winter 2012 - SAE Edition

logoThe Old Yeller - SAE Edition is now available under the Old Yeller tab (top of page).

Things to see:
- Thoughts from the Field re:SAE
- President's Message
- NAAE 2011 Report
- Summer Conference info
- Mail Bag
- Tools, Resources, and More!

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Wanted: Hard Working Teachers Helping Students Learn Agriculture… Apply NOW

Each year NAAE awards new Toyota pickups for personal use to outstanding teachers in our profession. As I travel around the country, I learn about other state associations and their teachers. I am constantly reminded about how strong Oregon teachers are in comparison. We honestly have top to bottom a higher percentage of danjansenhighly qualified teachers and impressive programs in our state association.

OVATA, like other state associations struggle to have applicants for every award category offered by NAAE. Sadly, we have the quality teachers, programs, and mentors to provide outstanding applications for each category. It is important as a professional to seek these kinds of endorsements, not as validation for yourself but to reflect the investment made by your local school district toward you and your program and to reinforce the standard of excellence found in OVATA membership.

Read more: Wanted: Hard Working Teachers Helping Students Learn Agriculture… Apply NOW

CASE Institute at OSU Featured in Capital Press

Read about the CASE Institute for Agricultural Science - Plant held at OSU last week on the Capital Press homepage.  Click here for the article.

You can find more about the CASE curriculum at http://www.case4learning.org.


Hannah Brause Wins Teachers Turn the Key Award

They don’t come with much more energy than Hannah Brause.

The AST Instructor from Astoria High School is quickly proving herself as a top notch educator and was selected as the 2010 OVATA Teachers Turn Hannah Brause with her students from Astoria FFAthe Key award winner. When the announcement was made at the Oregon State FFA Convention, Ms. Brause brimmed with excitement. “You can’t believe how much this means to me. To have my peers select me for this is really an honor.”

Ms. Brause, who took the reins at Astoria High School three years ago, has seen multiple changes in her tenure there. She has taken the program from non-existent to one that has produced several state degrees as well as a great deal of support from both students and community. By incorporating science into the program, she has broadened the scope of the opportunities offered students.

Read more: Hannah Brause Wins Teachers Turn the Key Award

Old Yeller State Convention Issue

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Old Yeller October Edition

For those of who were not at Fall Conference here is the latest edition of Old Yeller is available

If you have any thing for the next edition email it to me by October 30th

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Jeremy Kennedy