For those of you in your beginning years of teaching or student teaching please make plans to attend the new teacher workshop that will be held, Tuesday January 16th, before Mid-Winter conference.  The workshop agenda, time, and location can be found below. 

For those of you that also attended the Beginning Teacher Workshop in August, you will receive 1 PLU for attending both workshops.  This will meet the requirement for 1 yearly PLU that is required with your program of work.    

Please respond to this email and let me know you will be attending by Friday, Jan 5th.  
If you have other items that you think need to be covered at the workshop please email me so we can work them into the schedule.  

Winter Beginning Teacher Workshop


Tuesday, January 16, 2017

(before GVATA Mid-Winter Conference)



Walters Hall

Covington, GA


10:00AM – 2:30 PM






This workshop is designed to help teachers in their first few years of teaching fill out successful student leadership applications.




10:00               Welcome                                                    Chris Corzine       

10:05              Meeting Extended Day/ Year Standards    Ricky Wheeler        


10:25              Middle School Record Books                    Kevin Jump


10:45              National FFA Week Observation                 Ricky Wheeler 


11:05              State FFA Degrees                                      Barry Norris 


11:30               Proficiency Applications                             Kevin Jump


12:00               Lunch provided by GVATA


1:00                 National Chapter Applications                     Barry Norris 


1:30                 Secretary Books                                        Ricky Wheeler 

                        Reporters Book                                          Barry Norris 

                       Treasurer Book                                             Kevin Jump


2:30                 Adjourn

Thank you,
Melissa Riley

Melissa Riley
Central Region Ag Education
Horticulture Teacher
1005 State University Drive,  Box 4060
Fort Valley, GA 31030
office - 478-825-6067
cell - 478-973-4071