Georgia Program of Work|POW2008 - 2009
Program of Work
for
Agriculture Education Teachers

July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009

Due May 15, 2008

Forward One Copy To:
State Director of Agriculture Education
1758 Twin Towers East
Atlanta, GA 30334

School:
System:

School Address:
Teacher’s Name :
Teacher’s Home Address:

Teaching Certificate Number:

Certificate Type:
Date of Expiration:

Teacher’s Social Security Number:
Telephone Numbers Home: School:
Ag Office:
Pager:

Cell Phone: E-Mail:
Date Employment Begins: Date Employment Ends:

Current Salary Step Level:
Years Experience:
State Salary:
Local Supplement:

Travel Allotment (Local Funds):



It is understood and agreed that the instructor-identified herein is employed to conduct an approved program under the policies of the State Board of Education.

It is understood and agreed that allowances for equipment, travel, instructional materials, consumable supplies, and maintenance will be provided as needed to carry out the instructional activities for an approved program and the extended/year activities approved under policies of the State Board of Education.

Teacher Date Superintendent Date

Vocational Supervisor Date Region Coordinator Date

Principal Date State Director Date

No person shall, on the basis of sex, race, national origin or handicap, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity under the direction of the Georgia Department of Education.

Section 1 - Professional Teacher Performance

1.The teacher holds a valid teaching certificate in agriculture education.
If employed on a provisional certificate or certified in other area, please indicate.


Provisional certificate

Other, Specify


2.The teacher will comply with the “Agriculture Education Teachers’ Creed.”

3.The teacher will be actively involved in the professional teacher organization specifically for agriculture educators in the state.

4.The teacher will attend all Area Meetings for agriculture education teachers (fall, winter, spring, summer).

5.The teacher will conduct at least two advisory committee meetings one of which may be an informal meeting.

A.Membership of the advisory committee will include agricultural industry and community leaders (minimum of eight).

B.The teacher shall document through committee meeting minutes the review of the objectives, activities and accomplishments of the local agricultural education program.

C.Proposed advisory committee meeting location/dates:


Advisory Committee Members. Name/Title/Occupation
1.
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6.The teacher will submit a copy of each monthly report to the region office by the10th of each month documenting a minimum average of 20 instructional contacts.

7. The local system and the region coordinator for agriculture education will approve the annual program of work.

8.The program of work reflects activities in the approved areas for extended day and extended year.

9.The teacher will attend the Summer Leadership Staff Development Conference.

10.The teacher will attend the Mid-Winter Leadership Staff
Development Conference.

11.The teacher will attend a minimum of one staff development activity (minimum of 10 contact hours) conducted by agriculture education (excluding Summer Leadership Conference and Mid-Winter Leadership Conference).

12.The teacher will be reviewed and evaluated on a continual basis by the local system.

13.The teacher and program will be reviewed annually using the approved Program of Work.

14.The teacher will cooperatively participate with all local agriculture and young farmer teachers in the planning, development, and implementation of all department goals and activities of the local agriculture education department.


Section 2 - In-School Program Performance

15.The teacher will submit a class schedule with enrollment counts to
the regional coordinator (1 per grading period).

Projected total agricultural enrollment for year
16.The teacher will submit unduplicated enrollment to regional coordinator for purpose of determining eligible students for FFA.


Projected number of different students enrolled
17.The teacher will develop practical lesson plans and file plans for each course taught.


18.All agriculture classes taught would be listed on the Agriculture Education Courses approved by the Georgia Department of Education.



Projected Class Schedule and Enrollments

1ST Semester Class Period Subject Taught CIP Number Grade Levels Course Length in Weeks





2nd Semester Class Period Subject Taught CIP Number Grade Levels Course Length in Weeks


19.The teacher will teach no more than one out-of-field segment.

20.A course calendar and syllabus will be developed for each course taught.

21.Each course taught will include a minimum of one unit on leadership and
personal development.


22.The teacher will maintain all facilities in a safe, neat, and aesthetically pleasing condition.

Section 3 - Supervised Experience Performance

23.Teacher will insure that a minimum of 60 percent of students will have in place an approved Supervised Agriculture Experience Program.

24.The teacher will provide project supervision for each student with an approved Supervised Agricultural Experience Program.


25.The students will be provided record books appropriate for their Supervised Agricultural Experience Program.


26.The students will receive systematic instruction on record keeping.

27.The chapter will submit at least one proficiency application per teacher for regional consideration.



Section 4 – FFA

28.The teacher and current fiscal year officers will submit an FFA
Program of activities and Budget to the regional coordinator by October 15.



29.The chapter officers will participate in the Chapter Officer
Leadership Training Workshop held at the State FFA Camp or will conduct a chapter officer leadership planning retreat.


30.The chapter will submit a National Chapter Application (Form I) and one of the following chapter applications to the regional office.


National Chapter Application (Form II)

National FFA Week Recognition

Chapter EMC Application

31.The chapter will submit a minimum of one of the following to the regional office:


Treasurer’s Record Book

Secretary’s Record Book

Reporter’s Record Book


32.Systematic instruction on the FFA will be included in the instructional program.


33.The chapter will hold a minimum of ten chapter meetings during the year using the official opening and closing ceremonies.


34.The chapter will conduct an awards or parent member banquet.

35.The chapter will conduct activities in recognition of National FFA Week.


36.The chapter will conduct a community service project.
Please indicate type and scope of the project.


37.The teacher will have a participant in two of the following leadership activities or CDEs above the local level.

Prepared Public Speaking (Jr.) FFA Quiz

Prepared Public Speaking (Sr.)
Extemporaneous Public Speaking
Parliamentary Procedure (Jr.)
EMC CDE

Parliamentary Procedure (Sr.)
Job Interview

Discussion Meet Creed Speaking

Other, Specify


38.The chapter will have two official delegates at the State FFA Convention.

39.The teacher will prepare teams or individuals to compete in a minimum of four FFA Career Development Events conducted above the local level (in multi-teacher departments, a minimum of three per teacher). A minimum of two per teacher shall be team events, not including those listed in the leadership areas.



Team Events
Senior Level Junior Level

Livestock Judging (Sr.)
Livestock Judging (Jr.)

Land Judging (Sr.)
Land Judging (Jr.)

Nursery Landscaping (Sr.)
Nursery Landscaping (Jr.)

Poultry Judging (Sr.)
Poultry Judging (Jr.)

Environmental and Natural Resources (Sr.)
Natural Resources (Jr.)

Horse Judging (Sr.)
Horse Judging (Jr.)

Floriculture (Sr.)
Floriculture (Jr.)

Meats Judging (Sr.)
Meats Judging (Jr.)

Dairy Cattle Judging (Sr.)
Dairy Cattle Judging (Jr.)

Forestry (Sr.)


Seed, Tree, & Plant ID


Agricultural Communication (Sr.)


Agricultural Sales (Sr.)
Agricultural Mechanics (Sr.)
Farm Business Management
Agricultural Marketing Plan (Sr.)

Individual Events


Agri-Science Student Recognition
Floral Design (Jr.)

Floral Design (Sr.)

EMC Wiring (Sr.)
Tractor Operation and Maintenance (Sr.)

SAE Exhibits
Georgia National Fair
Other

Georgia State Fair
Other
Georgia Jr. National Livestock Show
Other

Georgia FFA Convention
Other

Other (specify)
Other __


40.The chapter will have at least one applicant per teacher for the State FFA Degree (newly established departments will have three years to fulfill).


41.The chapter will have an applicant for the American FFA Degree.

42.The chapter will have a minimum of 80 percent FFA membership of eligible students.


43.The FFA Roster will be submitted by October 15.

44.The chapter will participate in one or more of the following FFA Leadership activities: Please indicate projected number in attendance:


Leadership Conferences Leadership Activities
Middle School Day at the State Fair Area Awards Banquet/Region Awards Banquet/Region Rally

Greenhand Jamboree Fall Officer Leadership Workshops

Career Leadership Conference National Band Application

National FFA Convention National Chorus Application

Made for Excellence Conference
Summer Joint Camp

Washington Leadership Conference
Governor’s Honors

Chapter Officer Leadership Training
Section 5 - Adult Education

45.The teacher will organize a minimum of one adult class. The course must have shown a minimum of ten participants on an enrollment form and submitted to the State Director of Agriculture Education.


46.The teacher will organize or maintain an FFA Alumni Affiliate.











Proposed Extended Year 31-Day Calendar
July 2008-June 2009
(Use one line for each day of extended year.)

Month Day Activity # Students

Day 1
May
27
Summer Camp
25

Day 2
May
28
Summer Camp
25

Day 3
May
29
Summer Camp
25

Day 4
May
29
Livestock Show
15

Day 5
May
30
Livestock Show
15

Day 6
May
31
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 7
June
1
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 8
June
2
Canning Plant/SAE
5

Day 9
June
3
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 10
June
4
State Livestock Judging CDE
5

Day 11
June
5
State Livestock Judging CDE
5

Day 12
June
7
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 13
June
8
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 14
June
9
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 15
June
10
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 16
June
14
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 17
June
15
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 18
June
17
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 19
June
21
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 20
June
22
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Proposed Extended Year 20-Day Calendar
July 2008-June 2009
(Use one line for each day of extended year.)

Month Day Activity # Students

Day 1
June
24
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 2
June
28
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 3
July
1
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 4
July
5
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 5
July
6
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 6
July
8
Canning Plant/ Ga. Beef Futurity
10

Day 7
July
9
Ga. Beef Futurity
10

Day 8
July
10
Ga. Beef Futurity
10

Day 9
July
12
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 10
July
13
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 11
July
15
Canning Plant/SAE
3

Day 12
July
19
GVATA
0

Day 13
July
20
GVATA
0

Day 14
July
21
GVATA
0

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