|The Georgia FFA is an integral component of the agricultural education program. It is the student development and leadership application piece for agricultural education. The FFA offers a variety of experiential learning opportunities through competitive proficiency awards and career development events. Competitions focus on leadership and public speaking; communications, agriscience and biotechnology, as well as production agriculture. Agricultural education teachers and FFA advisors stress problem solving and decision making; and uses a learning by doing method. By applying a science-based curriculum learned in a classroom to real life projects, teamwork, and competition, FFA members develop into successful, productive citizens. Georgia FFA ranks in the top five for membership in the nation. Members develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. Today’s FFA encompasses more than 300 careers in everything from agriscience to biotechnology to turf-grass management. The strength of the FFA and agricultural education lies in the dedication of the teachers; whose philosophy is, "We don't just teach agriculture, we teach students!" |
Contact the Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) sponsor at your school for details on how to join.