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Hannah H Cantrell
Oct 3, 2017

Tuesday Teacher Talk - October 3, 2017

Oct 3, 2017 by Hannah H Cantrell

Competitive Events

Citrus CDE Study Session

FFA members, advisors, and parents are invited to attend a study session to prepare for the state Citrus CDE.  UF/IFAS Citrus specialists from Central and South Florida will be discussing how to identify the citrus specimens for the contest. Each participant will receive a copy of the presentations and lunch. 

Please see the attach flyer for additional information.


Chapter Management

Membership Roster

The National FFA Membership Roster is now available. Please be reminded that your first membership roster submission is due no later than October 8th. You may continue to add members throughout the year as they join. An email containing complete instructions for completing and submitting your roster was sent out on Monday, October 2nd. This email also contained step-by-step guides for each part of the process.  As a policy, this year your members will not be eligible to compete in CDE/LDE’s unless they are processed on your membership roster before they compete. 

Quality Chapter Plan

The 2017-2018 Quality Chapter Plan is now available.  The final deadline to complete the plan is October 8th.  Please note that you will need an electronic copy of your chapter’s constitution to submit the plan. To complete your Quality Chapter Plan visit:http://floridaffa.formstack.com/forms/2017_18_plan

FFA chapters must submit the Quality Chapter Plan prior to participating in any competitive event.  If the Quality Chapter Plan has not been submitted by the close of business on the published registration deadline, the chapter will not be considered for official ranking within that event. 


Foundation Corner

Engaging with our supporters is a very important piece of donor relations! As the foundation provides you and your students with travel stipends and awards, please be sure your students are sending thank you notes in a timely fashion! If you have any questions or need any assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact me at Michael.Rogalsky@flaffa.org.


Upcoming Events

  • Quality Chapter Plan Submission Deadline - October 8
  • Membership Roster Submission Deadline - October 8
  • Forestry CDE - October 10-12

Motivation Moment

“What ever you do, do it well.  Do it so well when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again."

–Walt Disney


Contact Us

Florida FFA Association, Inc.
5600 SW 34th Street
Gainesville, FL  32608
Phone:  (352) 378-0060

Ronnie Simmons - Executive Director - Ronnie.Simmons@flaffa.org (Extension 11)

Hannah Huggins - Regional FFA Specialist - Hannah.Huggins@flaffa.org (Extension 13)

Erin Walker - Regional FFA Specialist - Erin.Walker@flaffa.org (Extension 14)

Emily King - Administrative Assistant - Emily.King@flaffa.org (Extension 0)

Michael Rogalsky - Foundation Director - Michael.Rogalsky@flaffa.org (Extension 15)

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