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2 Essential Standard 1.0: Examine leadership opportunities related to horticulture industry Your FFA Program

3 Objective 1.01 Discuss the organization available for students in Horticulture.

4 The FFA Mission FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

5 What is FFA? …an organization of high school students in agricultural education students from all 50 states plus Guam and Puerto Rico.

6 FFA History

7 1917 – Smith-Hughes Act Named after a senator from Georgia.  Hoke Smith and Dudley Hughes Provided federal funding for Vocational Agriculture in public high schools.

8 1920’s Future Farmer Clubs Virginia was the first Boys only North Carolina  Young Tar Heel Farmers

9 1928 – Future Farmers of America FFA was established  The 1 st convention was held in the Hotel Baltimore in Kansas City, Missouri  The first dues were 10 cents

10 FFA History 1930  FFA Creed is written by E.M. Tiffany 1935  New Farmers of America (NFA) formed  For black students studying agriculture

11 New Farmers of America Organization for African-American males in high school agriculture classes. Colors were black and gold Found mostly in southern states

12 FFA History 1950  Public Law 740 Gave the FFA a federal charter The law said that each school teaching agriculture must have an FFA program Revised in 1998  Currently public Law

13 FFA History - Public Law 740 Created 3 integral components to an agricultural education program  Classroom/Lab Instruction  FFA  SAE (Supervised Agricultural Experience programs) FFA ClassroomSAE

14 FFA History 1965  FFA and the NFA merge 1969  Girls were admitted into the FFA 1971  National FFA Alumni Association was founded  Founded for supporters of FFA, not necessarily former members

15 FFA History 1988  Future Farmers of America changes its name to the National FFA Organization 1989  National Future Farmer Magazine changes its name to FFA New Horizons

16 FFA History The 1990’s  National FFA Center moves to Indianapolis, Indiana

17 FFA History 2013 The National FFA Convention moves to Louisville, Kentucky

18 Structure of the FFA

19 East Wilkes FFA Chapter Foothills Federation Northwest Region North Carolina FFA Association National FFA

20 National Officer Team Comprised of six student officers  President  Secretary  Four Vice Presidents

21 Clay Sapp The current National FFA President. He is from Florida

22 Dr. Steve Brown Currently the National FFA Advisor Employed by the Department of Education

23 North Carolina State FFA Officers Made up of six students from across North Carolina  President  Five Vice- Presidents

24 East Wilkes FFA Officers President  Ethan Baker Vice President  Kayla Shore Secretary  Shyanne Harris Treasurer  Lydia Burcham Reporter  Kayla Mounce Sentinel  Grey Billings Chaplain  Marlissa McCann Historian  LeeAnn Byrd

25 Northwest Regional FFA Officers Composed of at least six members from the region  At least one officer is elected from each federation

26 The FFA Emblem

27 The Ear of Corn Provides the foundation of the emblem, just as corn has historically served as the foundation crop of American agriculture. A symbol of unity, because corn is grown in every state in the nation.

28 The Eagle A national symbol which serves as a reminder of our freedom and ability to explore new horizons for the future of agriculture.

29 The Rising Sun Signifies progress and holds a promise that tomorrow will bring a new day glowing with opportunity.

30 The Plow Signifies labor and tillage of the soil, the backbone of agriculture and the historic foundation of our country’s strength.

31 The Owl Long recognized for its wisdom, it symbolizes the knowledge required to be successful in the industry of agriculture.

32 Words of FFA & Agricultural Education “Agricultural Education” and “FFA” are emblazoned in the center to signify the combination of learning and leadership necessary for progressive agriculture.

33 The FFA Official Colors National Blue Corn Gold

34 The FFA Motto Learning to Do Doing to Learn Earning to Live Living to Serve

35 FFA Code of Ethics FFA has established guidelines for member actions and behavior All FFA members should follow the code and should use it as a guideline to live by. This class uses the FFA Code of Ethics as its classroom rules.

36 FFA Officers and Stations

37 President  Stationed by the rising sun Vice President  Stationed by the plow Secretary  Stationed by the ear of corn

38 FFA Officers and Stations Treasurer  Stationed by the emblem of George Washington Reporter  Stationed by the American Flag Sentinel  Stationed by the door and the shield of friendship

39 FFA Officers and Stations The Advisor  Stationed by the owl  This office held by the agriculture teacher Minimum of six officers Additional officers may be established by the local chapter  Chaplin  Historian

40 Ceremonies Rituals conducted at each meeting  Opening ceremony  Closing ceremony Outlined in the FFA Student Manual

41 Opening Ceremony- “All in Unison” President:  “FFA members, why are we here?” All members say:  “To practice brotherhood, honor agricultural opportunities and responsibilities, and develop those qualities of leadership which an FFA member should possess.”

42 Closing Ceremony- The FFA Salute “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

43 FFA Official Dress Males  Black Socks  White Collared Shirt  Official FFA Tie  Official FFA Jacket zipped to the top  Black shoes

44 FFA Official Dress Females  Black skirt of appropriate length or Slacks  White Collared Blouse  Official FFA Scarf  Official FFA Jacket zipped to the top  Black shoes

45 FFA Degrees Discovery FFA Degree (Middle School) Greenhand FFA Degree Chapter FFA Degree State FFA Degree American FFA Degree

46 Types of FFA Membership Active  Students in middle school, high school, and college (up to age 21) Alumni  Former active members, parents of FFA members, and others interested in and supportive of FFA Collegiate Honorary  Local, state and national levels

47 FFA Programs of Activities (POA) It is a plan that directs chapter activities  Activities are determined by the student membership of the local chapter  Committees are appointed to look at different areas of the POA  Voted on by the total membership

48 Career Development Events Individual or team competitions covering several subjects in agriculture and leadership Examples  Parliamentary Procedure  Public Speaking  Agricultural Sales  Land Judging

49 Conventions State FFA Convention  Raleigh  June National FFA Convention  Louisville  Late October

50 FFA Summer Recreational Camp State Leadership Conference North Carolina FFA Center (White Lake)

51 FFA Websites National FFA Organization  North Carolina FFA Association 

52 Parliamentary Procedures and Public Speaking Essential Standard 1.0: Examine leadership opportunities related to horticulture industry

53 Objective 1.02 Demonstrate parliamentary procedures and public speaking used in Horticulture Business Meetings

54 Organizing your FFA Meetings Using

55 What is Parliamentary Procedure? Parliamentary procedure is a systematic way of organizing meetings. Parliamentary procedure is governed by Robert’s Rules of Order.

56 Purposes of Parliamentary Procedure To focus on one item at a time Extends courtesy to everyone Observes the rule of the majority Ensures the rights of the minority

57 The Gavel The president uses the gavel to control aspects of the meeting. The number of taps determines the meaning.

58 Number of taps One Tap  Tells members to be seated  Used after passing or rejecting a main motion  Used after the announcement that the meeting is adjourned

59 Number of taps Two taps -calls the meeting to order Three taps -symbol to rise during opening/closing ceremonies Series of taps -used to bring the group to order

60 Presiding Officer Chapter FFA President Must be fair and impartial Must relinquish the chair when the president desires to discuss business

61 Agenda A list of what will be discussed at a business meeting. The agenda should be prepared before the meeting.

62 Motions

63 Main Motion Used to get group approval for a new project or some other course of action Wording: “I move” NOT “I make a motion”

64 Main Motion Requires second Debatable Amendable Majority vote required Can be reconsidered

65 Steps in making a Main Motion 1. Address the presiding officer 2. Receive recognition 3. State the motion 4. Obtain a “second” 5. Discussion 6. Vote 7. Presiding officer announces results

66 Types of Voting 1. Voice Vote 2. Visual Standing Show of hands 3. Roll Call 4. Ballot

67 Amendments Used to change a main motion 3 ways to amend: addition, substitution, striking out Wording: “I move to amend the motion”

68 Amendments Requires second Debatable Amendable Majority vote required Can be reconsidered

69 Adjourn Used to end a meeting Wording: “I move to adjourn”

70 Adjourn Cannot be debated Cannot be amended Cannot be reconsidered Requires second Requires majority vote

71 Appeal Changes a decision made by the chair Wording: “I appeal the decision of the chair”

72 Appeal Requires a second Debatable Can be reconsidered Not amendable Majority vote required

73 Point of Order Used when one believes a parliamentary error has been made Wording: “I rise to a point of order”

74 Point of order Not debatable Not Amendable Does not require second Cannot be reconsidered No vote required

75 Division of the House Calls for a counted vote Wording: “I call for a division of the house.”

76 Division of the House Not debatable Not Amendable Does not require second Cannot be reconsidered No vote required

77 Lay on the table To postpone a motion to the next meeting Motion must be taken from the table at the next meeting to be discussed Wording: “I move to lay this motion on the table”

78 Lay on the table Requires second Not debatable Not amendable Cannot be reconsidered Majority vote

79 Previous question Used to stop debate and vote Wording: “I move to previous question”

80 Previous question Second required Not debatable Not amendable Can be reconsidered before vote 2/3 vote required

81 Refer to committee Used to gain more information on a motion before voting Wording: “I move to refer this motion to a committee to report at our next meeting.”

82 Refer to committee Second required Debatable Amendable Can be reconsidered Majority vote

83 MISSION POSSIBLE Your mission should you choose to accept it (and you will), is to hold a meeting using parliamentary practices based on one of the following topics: FFA Camp FFA convention Chapter banquet Chapter fundraising

84 Public Speaking

85 Communicating with others Oral Communication is one of the most important factors in being successful

86 Speeches Types  Informative  Persuasive Methods for delivery  Extemporaneous Speech with little or no preparation A speech that is delivered without being written word-for- word  Prepared

87 Building a Speech Introduction Body Conclusion

88 Creating a Speech Purpose Audience Occasion

89 Topic Choose a topic that interest you Choose a topic you are knowledgeable about Choose a topic of interest to your audience

90 Writing a Speech Brainstorm with a list of topics and write down key words. Gather information from a variety of materials, books, internet, personal interviews, etc. Write down your ideas including, name of source, web addresses, page numbers, and author.

91 Writing a Speech Cont. Create an outline to help you organize your ideas. Write the speech the way you talk

92 Introduction Capture attention Enthusiasm and Emotion Indicate the need for the speech Makes the audience want to know more Short stories and real life is a good start

93 Body The largest part of the speech Contains the information you want to tell Consist of several major points surrounded by a central objective

94 Conclusion Remind the audience of the objective or topic Move people to action Use powerful well planned words

95 Keys to a good Speech Preparation, practice and more practice Practice in front of others Have people provide feedback Watch and listen to yourself  Use a mirror  Video

96 Delivering a Speech Stage Presence  posture  appearance  attitude  confidence  personality  poise and body posture

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