Grow Our Agriculture Leaders

Homepage & Course Syllabus

This course is a partnership of North Carolina State University along with high school agriculture programs across the nation. If you would like more information on how to offer this course at your school contact Luke Beam, Agriculture teacher at Burns High School in Lawndale, North Carolina.

If this is your first time to visit this site please view the following informational video.


Course Information


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Topical Outline


Week 1

Components of Agriculture Education

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Leadership and Organization

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Leadership and Public Speaking

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Speech Writing

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Speech Critique

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Speaking in Public

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Advanced Public Speaking

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Responsibilities of Agriculture Teachers

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Midterms and Teaching

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Teaching and PowerPoint Technology

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Effective Teaching

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The Challenges of Leading

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Marketing the Agriculture Program

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The Primary Level and Beyond

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Proficiency in Supervised Agriculture Experience

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The Grand Finale

 Acknowledgement of Support- This material is based upon work supported by the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Award No. 2008-38414-18969.

Disclaimer- Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S Department of Agriculture.

Go to the NCSU Department of Agricultural and Extension Education

Go to the Burns FFA Homepage

Go to the Alexander Central FFA Homepage

Go to the Enka FFA Homepage

Go to the Crest FFA Homepage