California Agricultural Teachers' Association

Mark Your Calendar

July 29 - Executive Committee Meeting

August 11 - Governing Board

September 18-19 - Southern Region Meeting

September 25 - North Coast Region Meeting

October 11 - South Coast Region Meeting

Oct 28-Oct 31 - National FFA Convention

November 5-6 - New Professionals Conference, Fresno

November 7 - Cotton State Finals, CSU, Fresno

November 21 - Central Region Meeting

November 21 - San Joaquin Region Meeting

December 1-5 - NAAE Conference, Nashville, TN

December 15 - Superior Region Meeting

December 4 - Community College Midwinter Institute

January 7-8 - Student Teacher Conclave

January 17-18 - CATA Advanced Leadership Conference, Wonder Valley

January 17-18 – Winter Governing Board, Wonder Valley

January 23 – Natural Resources State Finals, Reedley College

February 1-2 - Supervising Teachers Institute

February 6 – Winter State Finals - Citrus, Tree and Vine Pruning, CSU-Fresno

February 19-20 - North Coast Region Meeting, Arcata HS

February 20 - San Joaquin Region Meeting, Mission Oak HS,Tulare

February 22 - South Coast Region Meeting, Cuesta College, SLO

February 27 - Southern Regin Meeting, Cal Poly Pomona

February 27 - Central Region Meeting

March 13 - Superior Region Meeting, Chico HS

March 20-23 - State FFA Leadership Conference

April 17 - CSU-Fresno Field Day, CSU, Fresno

April 20-23- NAAE Region 1 Meeting, Bozeman, Montana

May 1 - State FFA Judging Finals, Cal Poly, SLO

June 20 - Executive Committee Meeting, Cal Poly, SLO

June 20 - Pre-Conference Governing Board, Cal Poly, SLO

June 20-24 - CATA Summer Conference, Cal Poly, SLO

June 24 - Governing Board Summer Retreat, San Luis Obispo

2021-2022 Leadership Opportunities

CATA State Treasurer (5 year commitment)

To apply for a State Officer position, the applicant must:

1. Be an active CATA member.
2. Have served on Governing Board either as a Regional President, Division Chair, or Division Chair-Elect.
3. Be a teacher of agriculture.

CATA State Treasurer duties include the following:

1. Attend Executive Committee Meeting in August.
2. Take responsibility for insuring that every elected officer in CATA has paid dues by their first regional meeting.
3. Attend Winter Governing Board Meeting in January.
4. Attend Pre-Conference Governing Board Meeting in June.
5. Coordinate with the Executive Director in preparing the proposed annual budget.
6. Attend the CATA Operations Division Budget and Audit Committee Meetings.
7. Coordinate and assist in the dues collection process at Conference.
8. Continue in development of dues incentive programs and membership services.

Operations Secretary (4 year commitment) – Chair of the following committees:
Agriculture Issues
This committee deals with concerns facing the agricultural education profession, issues involving fairs and expositions and other youth activities.

Professional Ethics
The goal of the Professional Ethics Committee is to: establish and evaluate the CATA organization's Code of Ethics, mediate and arbitrate unethical situations, and to educate new and continuing CATA members regarding ethical practices within our profession.

Secondary Secretary (4 year commitment) – Chair of the following committee:
Affairs and Relations
This committee deals with organization business issues specific to the Division. Topics might include: agricultural education legislation, program standards, relations with National Professional Organizations, and other issues not specifically assigned to other Division committees.

Post Secondary Secretary (3 year commitment)