California FFA News Summer 2017 - Page 16

#ffaGLC Greenhand Leadership Conference (GLC) Who: Freshmen When: One Day Conferences held in August, September and October What: Introduction to Agricultural Education Introduces students to the benefi ts and opportunities in Agricultural Education, including SAE and FFA. This conference is the “hook-line- and-sinker to get students to buy into Agricultural Education throughout their four years in high school. Students will: Defi ne Agricultural Education and it’s three ring model (Classroom & Laboratory, Supervised Agricultural Experience [SAE] and the National FFA Organization) and the three “Rs” model (Rigorous Instruction, Relevant Experiences and Relationships) Explore the Six Benefi ts of Agricultural Education through hands on team challenges: Learning, Experience, Leadership, Competition, Travel and Personal Growth. Discover the Six Opportunities in Agricultural Education, which provide the Six Benefi ts: Hands-On Instruction, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), Offi cers and Committees, Career Development Events (CDE), Conventions and Conferences. Learn more about California FFA’s leadership and personal growth conferences: GLC, MFE, ALA, SLE and WLC. Develop a personal plan of action utilizing SMART goals that address the following areas: Lead (FFA), Learn (Classroom), Earn (SAE), and Live (Life). Conference registration opens July 1st! Ask your Ag Instructor about attending today! California FFANEWS • PAGE 16 • Summer 2017