Introduces students to the benefits and opportunities in Agricultural Education, including SAE and FFA. This conference is the “hook-line-and-sinker to get students to buy into Agricultural Education throughout their four years in high school.
This is no ordinary leadership experience! You will spend the day diving into the incredible ways Agricultural Education will impact your life and the exciting events and opportunities in store for you. This action-packed day is sure to be a fun way to meet new people and receive your "All Access Pass" with Agricultural Education and FFA.
Made For Excellence: For SOPHOMORES ONLY. Personal development starts with the individual. Self-discovery of talents, strengths, interests and personal character are emphasized as the individual is channeled to discover their passion in life. This conference focuses on “Student Development and ME: one's personal skills and development of the ability to be successful.”
Advanced Leadership Academy: For JUNIORS ONLY. Once a leader is comfortable with their own self and self-purpose, they can discover how to work with others and establish a goal. The process for analyzing program needs and planning a project or event is the focus of this conference as students discover how to be teams of innovative leaders in their chapter. This conference about "WE: the individual leader, their relationships with others and how to establish common vision."
For All Members; Four Day Event, 1 Convention held in April
Over 7,000 high school students, advisors and guests attend the largest annual state CTSO conference-- the California FFA State Leadership Conference will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in 2018. The four-day conference attracts young agricultural leaders from over 300 chapters of California FFA.
The Convention encourages students to develop personal and team leadership skills, discover agricultural careers, establish lasting friendships and strive for success.
The Convention also will highlight student accomplishments in public speaking and production practices with proficiency awards, scholarships and special recognitions.