NACTA e-Newsletter

November 15, 2016

2017 NACTA Call for Abstracts
Abstracts can now be submitted for the 2017 NACTA Conference to be held on June 28 – July 1. Submission deadline is February 24, 2017.

The 2017 NACTA Conference will serve as a venue for faculty in agricultural, environmental, natural, and life sciences to share their information through the theme of
INnovation, IN Learning, IN the Heartland” as well as to share innovative teaching or advising ideas, scholarship of teaching, and other pertinent information. Authors will be given the option to request an oral presentation, but it will be up to the host committee to determine the presentation date and time.

Complete information regarding abstract format, guidelines, and topic areas can be found by visiting the NACTA website.

2017 Call for Abstracts
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NACTA Workshop Guidelines and Call for Proposals
Workshop proposals are encouraged from NACTA members, NACTA committees, trade show vendors, and the host institution. Workshops should emphasize participation, often with hands-on or problem-solving efforts. 
Submission deadline is February 24, 2017.

Learn more here: 
Guidelines and Call for Proposals
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NACTA Teaching Awards Nominations
Please consider nominations for the NACTA Teaching Awards. These will be due February 1, 2017.

Details are here: NACTA Teaching Awards

NACTA seeks to inspire achievement at the highest levels of excellence.
Recognizing and honoring individuals whose efforts represent the very best in the teaching of agriculture, environmental, natural or life sciences at the post-secondary level is one of the central purposes of 
NACTA. At the same time, NACTA seeks to encourage these colleagues to share with us their methods of achieving excellence.

Instructions for nominators and information regarding each of the awards can be found here: Instructions for Nominators
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Experience the Experience: Global Professional Development
Have you ever wanted to take your students on a global professional development immersion experience? Wouldn’t it be cool if you could actually go on a global professional development experience to learn best practices of HOW to conduct a global immersion experience?
Learn more here:

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NACTA 2017 Conference – Purdue University, June 28 - July 1

If you would like some over-sized postcards and/or bookmarks to promote the conference at your institution, simply contact with your request. Please provide a name, mailing address and desired quantities.
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Membership Renewal Reminder
Membership renewals are now processing out through Quick Books.
You are welcome to renew your membership via phone, fax, mail or online.

Phone: (208) 957-7001  
Fax: (208) 436-1384  
Mail: 151 West 100 South, Rupert, ID 83350
Online:  Membership Renewal

Thank you to those who have already renewed.
We appreciate your NACTA membership!

Teaching Tips/Notes
Teaching Tips/Notes can be submitted anytime. These are not peer-reviewed and the time from submission to publication is usually short.

Guidelines for inclusion in the NACTA Journal can be found by following this link: Teaching Tips/Notes Guidelines

You can read the NACTA Teaching Tips/Notes here.
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