The Owl's Nest
A compilation of helpful links, resources, and information.
Wondering when something is due?
Check out the Advisor's Month-by-Month List or the Monthly Toolbox! for dues dates and more!
Here are organizations that can provide support, contacts, resources, and information.
AANRE- Alaska Association of Agricultural & Natural Resource Educators
NAAE- National Association of Agricultural Educators
SAE & AET Help
Below are linked resources for assistance with everything related to the AET. Each subsequent link has a PDF and a series of videos to walk you through every step of processes within the AET.
National FFA Application Center - Please apply here for all National level Proficiency, Honorary American Degree, grants, and more.
Download the Honorary State Degree Application HERE - for individuals who have worked to help grow agriculture and natural resource education and FFA in the state of Alaska
Professional Development Request
If you would like to request professional development or any other sorts of workshops, please fill out the jotform below.
Delegate Issue Proposal Form
Delegate Issues Form - Please create your own copy or download the delegate issue form. This can be submitted to your chapter folder or add it to your convention registration.
Event Waiver - Please thoroughly read, sign, and turn in with your chapter registration.
Chapter Submission Folders - Click into your folder & upload all relevant submissions.
CDE/LDE Coaching Guides - This doesn't cover every event we have in the state (yet), but may be useful for teachers as we go into convention!
Registration Form - This can be submitted online or as a PDF.
Note: If you opt to use this PDF version of the registration form, the T-Shirt/Hoodie portion of the form will not work. Please add your information to the Google Sheet linked HERE instead. Also note that it is your responsibility to keep track of which students order which size shirt/hoodie.
Grants for Ag. Programs
GEER Grant- For information about applying for this grant, please contact Kevin Fochs
National FFA Grants- There are Grants for Growing (G4G) for improving experiential learning at your program and Living to Serve (L2S) grants to fund service projects.
University of Florida Online Agriculture Teaching Resources
STEM Careers and Pathways for Agriculture- Curriculum from Minnesota State for grades 6-8 (extensions for 9-12)
Agriculture & Climate Change in Alaska- Curriculum for 6-12 grade
MatSu/Copper River Livestock Program
If your FFA members show livestock in MatSu/Copper River or at the State Fair this is the link to the recordbook they can use with their AET recordbook.