North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)
A professional society that focuses on the scholarship of teaching and learning agriculture and related disciplines at the postsecondary level. Members of NACTA are from two-year and four-year colleges, public and private.
Formed in 1955, the mission of NACTA is to:
Provide for all post-secondary teachers of agriculture a forum for discussion of questions and issues relating to the professional advancement of agricultural discussion.
Seek improvement in the post-secondary teaching of agriculture through examination and discussion of courses and curricula, teaching and testing techniques, facilities and materials.
Encourage, promote and reward instructional excellence in agriculture and the research supporting this instruction.