This area will house the frequently asked questions (FAQs) for the Agriculture cluster.
FFA only exists in schools where there is a certified agriscience instructor with a chartered FFA chapter. The only way a home school student can join is if they get the school administration to allow the student to attend at least one of the agriscience classes at a school with a chartered FFA chapter.
Supervised Agricultural Experience. This is a component of an agriscience program where the student engages in a type of experiential learning project with guidance from the local agriscience instructor.
Yes, however, the private school must meet certain criteria prior to being approved for a FFA chapter. For more information, please visit the Membership page of www.alabamaffa.org.
Yes. In order to deliver the full agriscience program with all three components (Instruction, SAE & FFA), all students should be encouraged to select and participate in a SAE project.
Yes. In order to deliver the full agriscience program with all three components (Instruction, SAE & FFA), all students should be encouraged to join and participate in activities of FFA at all levels.
Go to the agriscience program page: https://www.alsde.edu/sec/cte/Pages/generalag-all.aspx and click on the SAE Resources tab.
A student's ability to join FFA is predicated by their enrollment in an agriscience class.
If a student has had an agriscience class and joined FFA in a previous year but their schedule doesn't permit them to take an agriscience class in the current year, the student may maintain their FFA membership if: