State Financing of Elementary and Secondary Education

ORS 327.910
Coordination between Department of Education and Oregon FFA Association for agricultural education courses

To increase student achievement and to improve graduation rates, college preparation and career placement for students enrolled in secondary agricultural education courses, the Department of Education shall coordinate with the Oregon FFA Association to:


Enroll each student registered in a grades 9 through 12 school agricultural education program for a minimum of one course per school year of an approved agriculture, science and technology program of study as a member of the National FFA Organization.


Provide financial support for leadership development and training through multiple programs, including but not limited to:


Local leadership instruction for every student enrolled in an approved agriculture, science and technology course at every high school;


Regional leadership training for student chapter officers;


Regional leadership conferences for first-year members;


Statewide training for Oregon FFA Association officers; and


Oregon FFA Association officer recruitment, training and coaching.


Coordinate and host a minimum of 24 state-level competitive events throughout the year focused on agricultural career exploration and preparation.


Coordinate student recognition and awards programs in conjunction with state and national FFA conventions.


Work with the Oregon State Fair to plan and implement FFA participation at the Oregon State Fair.


Provide general and financial administration, communication, membership activities and management of FFA programs. [2019 c.588 §1]
Note: 327.910 (Coordination between Department of Education and Oregon FFA Association for agricultural education courses) and 327.915 (Grants to manage programs of study in agricultural science and technology) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 327 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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