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December 19, 2017  

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2018 Call for Abstracts Deadline

Only 44 days left to submit abstracts for the 2018 NACTA Conference at Iowa State University, Ames, IA., June 12-15. Submission deadline is February 1st.

The 2018 NACTA Conference at Iowa State University, June 12 – 15, will serve as a venue for faculty and graduate students in agricultural, environmental, natural, and life sciences to share their scholarship of teaching, innovative teaching and advising ideas, and other relevant teaching and learning information through the theme of "Grow Your Adventure.”

Abstracts for the 2018 NACTA Conference are to fall within one of the four following topic areas:
  1. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
  2. Innovative Teaching Approaches
  3. Other Educational Topics
  4. Communicating the Value of Science
Complete information regarding abstract format and guidelines can be found by visiting the NACTA website. 2018 Call for Abstracts

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NACTA Teaching Awards Nominations Deadline

Please consider nominations for the NACTA Teaching Awards. These are due February 1, 2018. 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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2-year School Institutional Category Update
Good news! NACTA has created a new institutional membership category for 2-year colleges. 

Two-year colleges will pay $150 per year for an institutional membership which can now include two additional individuals. This is a savings of $100 over the purchase of individual memberships.
Please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and provide the names, addresses and emails of the two individuals, and they will receive all the benefits of NACTA membership.

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Invitation to Renew Membership or become a New Member

NACTA is the largest professional development organization which focuses specifically on the scholarship of teaching in learning in agriculture, food and natural resources.

Membership renewals have gone out and you are encouraged to renew your membership via phone, fax, mail or online.

Ph: (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!

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