California Agricultural Teachers' Association

Mark Your Calendar


July 9 - Governing Board

September 18 - Southern Region Meeting

September 25 - North Coast Region Meeting

October 10 - South Coast Region Meeting

Oct 27-Oct 30 - National FFA Convention

November 4-5 - New Professionals Conference, Fresno

November 6 - Cotton State Finals, CSU, Fresno

November 12 - Superior Region

November 20 - Central Region Meeting

November 20 - San Joaquin Region Meeting

November 30 - December 4 - NAAE Conference, New Orleans

December 2-4 - Community College Midwinter Institute

January 6-7 - Student Teacher Conclave

January 14 - CATA Winter Governing Board

January 22 – Natural Resources State Finals, Reedley College

January 31 - February 1 - Supervising Teachers Institute

February 5 – Winter State Finals - Citrus, Tree and Vine Pruning, CSU-Fresno

February 12 - Southern Region Meeting, Cal Poly Pomona

February 26 - San Joaquin Region Meeting, Mission Oaks HS, Tulare

February 26 - Central Region Meeting, Cosumnes River College, Sacramento

February 28 - South Coast Region Meeting, San Luis Obispo HS, SLO

February 28 - North Coast Region Meeting, Ferndale Fairgrounds

March 4-5 - UC Davis Field Day

March 12 - Superior Region Meeting, Chico HS

March 26-29 - State FFA Leadership Conference

March 2 CRC Field Day-

April 9 - CSU, Fresno Field Day

April 25-27- NAAE Region 1 Meeting, Washington

May 7 - State FFA Judging Finals, Cal Poly, SLO

June 19 - Executive Committee Meeting, Cal Poly, SLO

June 19 - Pre-Conference Governing Board, Cal Poly, SLO

June 19-23 - CATA Summer Conference, Cal Poly, SLO

June 23 - Governing Board Summer Retreat, San Luis Obispo

CATA Hall of Fame - Class of 2012


Warren Weaver

Elk Grove High School, 1970 – 2007

Teacher of Excellence
Honorary American Degree

Warren Weaver taught at Elk Grove High School for his entire 37 year career, building a record of student accomplishments that is second to none. During his tenure, 764 students received their State FFA Degrees, 93 went on to earn their American FFA Degrees, 36 students were State Proficiency finalists, and he coached 24 State Champion teams in Farm Records, Farm Business Management, and Best Informed Greenhand. A highly respected classroom teacher, Warren was recognized as the Sacramento County Teacher of the Year, a CATA Teacher of Excellence, and the California FFA Star State Advisor. Even after his retirement, Warren continued his involvement in ag education by writing, proctoring, and tabulating the State Finals Farm Records contest and writing the State Finals Cooperative Marketing exam. He was also instrumental in creating and organizing the California FFA Alumni Association, serving on its’ inaugural Board of Directors.