The NACTA Journal Editor, Rick Parker, announced the following themes and deadlines for the 2014 issues of the NACTA Journal:


  • March 2014 issue: Sustainable Agriculture Education; deadline for submission January 1, 2014
  • June 2014 issue: Assessment; deadline for submission March 1, 2014
  • September 2014 issue: Integrating Technology; deadline for submission May 1, 2014
  • December 2014 issue: Addressing STEM Education in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Programs; deadline for submission September 2, 2014.


While other manuscript topics will continue to be received and published, accepted manuscripts addressing the theme for the issue will receive preferential publication in that issue.


Scope of NACTA Journal Articles

The NACTA Journal is directed toward the scholarship of teaching and learning and the professional advancement of the teacher of agriculture and related disciplines. The Journal presents papers on all aspects of teaching, including methods, problems, philosophy and rewards. Its primary purpose is to strengthen professional competence in college and adult teaching.


The NACTA Journal invites contributions from faculty in agriculture and related disciplines. Contributions should deal principally with: the teachers' role as an educator and communicator;  skills, techniques, philosophy and methods useful in such roles and aspects of teacher-learning  environment management, leadership, supervision,  and administration essential to the effective performance of such roles. Manuscripts are based essentially on research in teaching, on creative thought, such as theoretical models, and on case studies in which an experience is examined through a theoretical framework and the implications for application are fully explored


Contact the NACTA Journal Editor if you have any specific questions.