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

Outstanding Ag Teachers

2019 Outstanding Teacher: Don Wilson Memorial Award

Kevin Koelewyn, Tulare High School Farm

Year Region Teacher City/School
1984 SUP Clayton Oilar Cedarville - Surprise Valley High School
1985 SJ Harry Maddux Chowchilla - Chowchilla High School
1986 SJ David Smoljan Fresno - Fresno USD
1987 SJ John Sylvia Visalia - Mt. Whitney High School
1988 SJ Leonard DeRuiter Hanford - Hanford High School
1989 SC T.W. (Jeff) Jeffery Santa Maria - Santa Maria High School
1990 SJ Richard Boucher Tulare - Tulare High School
1991 SOU Abdul Mohamed Imperial - Imperial High School
1992 SC Alfred DeRose, Jr. Atascadero - Atascadero High School
1993 SC Stan Rose Santa Maria - Righetti High School
1994 SUP Keith Pitter Williams - Williams High School
1995 SJ Joe Cosentino Sanger - Sanger High School
1996 CEN Ray Munir Atwater - Atwater High School
1997 SJ Richard Boucher Tulare - Tulare High School
1998 SJ Robert Actis Tollhouse - Sierra UHigh School
1999 SJ Leonard DeRuiter Hanford - Hanford High School
2000 SOU Gary Lesh Mira Loma - Jurupa Valley High School
2001 SUP Jim Isbell Etna -Etna High School
2002 SJ Larry Dutto Visalia - College of the Sequoias
2003 SOU Gina Boster Norco - Norco High School
2004 SJ Gerald Wenstrand Lake Isabella - Kern Valley High School
2005 SJ Ralph Loya Reedley - Reedley College
2006 SUP George Green Arbuckle - Pierce High School
2007 SJ Bud West Reedley - Reedley College
2008 SUP Bill Loveridge Loyalton - Loyalton High School
2009 SJ Darlene Gilles Madera - Madera South High School
2010 SOU Kimberley Miller Mission Viejo - Mission Viejo High School
2011 SOU Jessica Fernandes Buena Park - Buena Park High School
2012 SUP Karen Henderson Grass Valley - Nevada Union High School
2013 SJ Cynthia Brown Porterville - Monache High School
2015 SJ Ken Dias Clovis - Clovis East High School
2015 SUP Cindy Rohde Arbuckle - Pierce High School
2016 CEN Lynn Martindale Davis - University of California, Davis
2017 CEN Darol Fishman Merced - Merced Community College
2018 CEN Dick Piersma Hilmar - Hilmar High School
2019 SJ Kevin Koelewyn Tulare - Tulare Joint Union High School District Farm
2020 SJ Dan Crookham Exeter - Exter High School