California Agricultural Teachers' Association

Mark Your Calendar

August 19 - Executive Committee Meeting, Teleconference

September 20-21 - Southern Region Meeting, Imperial Valley

September 20-21 - North Coast Region Meeting, Arcata HS

October 13 - South Coast Region Meeting, Hollister HS

Oct 27-Nov 2 - National FFA Convention, Indianapolis, IN

November 6-7 - New Professionals Conference, Fresno

November 9 - Cotton State Finals, CSU, Fresno

November 15 - Superior Region Meeting, Auburn/Rocklin Area

November 22-23 - San Joaquin Region Meeting/Roadshow, Tenaya Lodge

November 23 - Central Region Meeting, Black Oak Casino, Tuolumne

December 3-7 - NAAE Conference, Anaheim

December 5-7 - Community College Midwinter Institute, College of the Sequoias, Visalia

January 9-10 - Student Teacher Conclave, Modesto JC

January 15-17 - CATA Advanced Leadership Conference, Wonder Valley

January 15-17 – Winter Governing Board, Wonder Valley

January 25 – Natural Resources State Finals, Reedley College

February 1 – Winter State Finals - Citrus, Tree and Vine Pruning, CSU-Fresno

February 3-4 - Supervising Teachers Institute, Sacramento

February 22 - Central Region Meeting, El Capitan HS, Merced

February 22 - San Joaquin Region Meeting, Mission Oak HS,Tulare

February 24 - South Coast Region, San Luis Obispo

March 14 - Superior Region Meeting, Chico HS

March 21 - North Coast Region Meeting, Analy HS, Sebastopol

March 28 - Southern Region Meeting, Cal Poly, Pomona

April 18 - CSU-Fresno Field Day, CSU, Fresno

April 22-25- NAAE Region 1 Meeting, Las Vegas

April 23-26 - State FFA Leadership Conference, Anaheim

May 2 - State FFA Judging Finals, Cal Poly, SLO

June 21 - Executive Committee Meeting, Cal Poly, SLO

June 21 - Pre-Conference Governing Board, Cal Poly, SLO

June 21-25 - CATA Summer Conference, Cal Poly, SLO

June 25 - Governing Board Summer Retreat, San Luis Obispo

CATA Hall of Fame - Class of 2013


Glen Casey

Carlsbad High School, 1967-1970 – El Cajon Valley High School 1970-1972 – El Capitan High School, 1972-1982 – Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, 1982-2011 – Oklahoma State, 1985-1986

Teacher of Excellence
Distinguished Service Award
Honorary American Degree

Glen Casey served the agricultural education profession for 44 years, with 29 years of that service in the Agricultural Education Department at Cal Poly, SLO.  Glen served the Southern Region CATA as a regional officer during his high school teacher tenure, and literally built the El Capitan High Ag Program from the ground up from 1971 through 1982.  At Cal Poly, Glen served as the Ag Education Department Chair from 1988 through 2002, and later served as the associate dean for the College of Education at Cal Poly.  As a teacher educator, Glen supervised over 75 successful student teachers, and chaired over 60 Master of Science committees.  During his tenure at Cal Poly, Glen played a leading role in the coordination and planning of State FFA Judging Finals, as well as the CATA Annual Summer Conference and Skills Week.



Bill Loveridge

Anderson High School, 1978-1985 – Shasta College, 1982-1985 - Loyalton High School, 1985-2010 – Asian Christian School of Ministry, 2011

CATA President 1992-1993
Teacher of Excellence
Honorary American Degree
Outstanding Teacher

Bill Loveridge taught ag education for 33 years, the first seven at Anderson High and the remainder at Loyalton High, where he built a program that was well recognized statewide for excellence.  He was extremely active in CATA, serving on various committees and task forces that greatly impacted the ag ed profession, and served as a State CATA Officer as well.  Besides his leadership in the ag education profession, Bill was active in many industry and community organizations including nine trips to the Philippines working with the Asian Christian School of Ministry.  He also served on the Board of Directors for the California FFA Foundation during his teaching tenure, and continued to serve on the Board for several years after his retirement.