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Fall DPI In-Services      
The DPI sectional in-services are held across the state and all secondary agricultural teachers are encouraged to attend.  Each section selects a unique date and location each year, organized by the respective WAAE Board Representatives.  DPI Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Consultant presents various training topics in the morning and the afternoon normally consists of a speaker and/or tour in the area.  WAAE Board Representatives facilitate a sectional meeting during the lunch hour at the in-person meeting.

WAAE Professional Development Conference (PDC)      
Is a must-attend annual professional development conference that can transform your agricultural classroom.  PDC provides attendees with a rich array of networking opportunities and sessions presented by agricultural educators and industry professional for agricultural educators that will invigorate you, improve student success, and give you the latest on emerging trends in the profession. 

Upcoming PDC Dates:
06/22/2025 - 06/26/2025 - Oshkosh Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center
06/28/2026 - 07/02/2026 - Ingleside Hotel, Pewaukee, WI
06/27/2027 - 07/01/2027 - Ingleside Hotel, Pewaukee, WI
06/25/2028 - 06/29/2028 - Ingleside Hotel, Pewaukee, WI

NAAE Convention      

This is the premier national event of the year for agricultural teachers.  Two conferences in one location; NAAE Convention for ag teachers and ACTE Vision Tech Conference for all CTE teachers.  

The 2024 ACTE Career Tech Expo will be on Thursday, December 5 and Friday, December 6 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX, 900 E Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205.

The NAAE Convention is the premier national event of the year for agricultural educators and the ACTE Vision Tech Conference is for all CTE teachers.  

And please be sure to book your room at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk! Conveniently located on the river walk and adjacent to the convention center, the Grand Hyatt is within easy walking distance to the conference and several area restaurants and attractions.  Use Group Code G-CAED and the hotel phone number is 1-210-224-1234.   hotel online  

ACTE’s National Policy Seminar      
Join CTE professionals at ACTE's National Policy Seminar to engage in key education policy topics, hear best practice for influencing federal policy related to CTE advocacy, and messaging and participate in Capitol Hill visits while you are there.

WI FFA Convention - WAAE Booth Sign U p      
Click on this heading to sign up

If you are no longer actively teaching, please sign up to attend the 20-Year luncheon at this link.  Simply click on the title "20-Year Luncheon Sign Up" title above and it will take you to the form.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact the WAAE Executive Director at phone (608)354-6450 or executivedirector@waae.com.  

Farm Technology Days      
Click on this heading if you plan to volunteer for the booth in Cadott, WI August 13-15, 2024.

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