Statement of Purpose
The California Agricultural Teachers' Association was formed in 1920. The purpose of the organization is to promote and improve the teaching of agriculture in California and to foster the welfare of those engaged in this work.
The CATA Office Has Moved!
The CATA office is now located at the FFA Center in Galt.
Jim Aschwanden 209-744-1605
Kerry Stockton 209-744-1614
Mailing address: PO Box 186, Galt, CA 95632-0186
Congratulations to our 2015 NAAE Region 1 Winners
NAAE Outstanding Young Member Award - Natalie Borba, Atwater High School
NAAE Outstanding Middle/Secondary Program Award - San Luis Obispo High School, Anna Bates and Jodi Evans
NAAE Teachers Turn the Key Scholarship - Courtney Castle, Golden West High School
Vision 2030 - Agriscience Education
The Vision 2030 Committee has worked hard to put Agriscience education at the forefront of the NGSS and Common Core movements. As part of this evolution in agricultural education, materials have been created that can be infused into traditional agriculture courses as well as matching the new UC-approved lab science coursework. Teachers interested in using materials developed for the new Agriscience courses can access them by going to Google Drive.
Cal Ag Plate Update
The support you have shown for Agricultural Education programs in California will ensure that students interested in agriculture will have opportunities to participate in activities that foster their leadership and personal development. California’s agricultural heritage as well as its’ impact on our state’s economy must be understood and appreciated by our youth. Thanks for being part of this effort!
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the California Agricultural License Plate program to your friends, family,
and others who value agriculture and the contribution it makes to all of
our lives. Encourage them to
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