Agricultural Education

June 22-24, 2015
Spanish Fork High School
99 North 300 West, Spanish Fork, UT


Registration will be open April 1, 2015. Please check back then for updates.


CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

Lena Baadsgaard, Jim Lotspeich and Tiffany Myer will be hosting the Summer Agricultural Education Conference at Spanish Fork High School. The conference will take place in the high school auditorium as well as the agricultural education facility. Along with the normal reports we are planning to deliver teacher developed and delivered professional development in agricultural systems technology, animal science, plant science, horticulture, and natural resource science. We will also have industry tours and the usual UAAE activities and business. Hope to see you there.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Monday
8:30 am Registration
9:00am Conference Open
12:00 pm Working Lunch
6:00 pm UAAE Steak Fry
Tuesday
8:00 am Conference Session
12:00 pm Working Lunch
5:00 pm Adjourn for the day
Wednesday
8:00 am Conference Session
12:00 pm Adjourn Conference
1:30 pm USU Course
(ARL Teachers)

TENTATIVE PROGRAM

National FFA Report
USU Report
USOE Report
UAAE Awards and Recognition
UAAE Committee Work and Business
Update AgCN-Ag Career Network
Urban Agriculture/Farming
Scheduling your greenhouse
Ag Technology/Small Gas Engines
Preparing students for College
SLO Writing Workshop
Curriculum-Landscape Mgmt.
Curriculum-Ag. Science I
Potential Tours; Nebo District Animal
Facilities, Mink Ranch, Shepherd's Egg
Farm, Sheep Production, Olson's
Greenhouse, Liberty Safe, Saddle Maker,
Fish Hatchery, Windmills, Payson Fruit
Growers, Harward's, Barnes Bullets,
Welding Shop, etc.

LODGING INFORMATION

The state rate for the Alpine/Provo Area is $85.00 per night. If you are not offered this rate or less, please ask. The following hotels are suggestions, you are not required to stay at these locations.

Western Inn
632 Kirby Lane
Spanish Fork, Utah 84660
(801)798-9400

West Western Cotton Tree Inn
2230 N. University Parkway
Provo, Utah 84604
(801)373-7044
www.cottontree.net

Springhill Suites by Marriot Provo
1580 N. Freedom Blvd.
Provo, Utah 84604
(801)373-0073
www.marriott.com/slcps

Comfort Inn & Suites
427 W. University Avenue
Provo, Utah 84058

La Quinta Inn
1460 S. University Avenue
Provo, Utah 84601
(801) 374-9750
www.lq.com

Residence Inn by Marriott
252 West 2230 North
Provo, Utah 84604
(801)374-1000
www.residenceinn.com

National Nine Colony Inn
13805 University Avenue
Provo, Utah 84601
(801)374-6800
www.colonyinn.com

CACTUS ID NUMBER

CACTUS ID numbers are REQUIRED to obtain credit for the conference. Helpful hint: Make a note or contact in your cell phone with your CACTUS ID number.

Contact Information

Buddy Deimler
Agricultural & Welding Education Specialist
(801)538-7856
william.deimler@schools.utah.gov

Brandie Johnson, Assistant
Agricultural & Welding Education Support Staff
801-538-7840
brandie.johnson@schools.utah.gov