Level II - All of 1.0 & 2.0 (Leadership, Parliamentary, SAE, Financial Record Keeping)

Integrity

honesty.

Courage

willing to go forward under difficult conditions.

Management

using people, resources and processes to reach a goal.

Unselfishness

placing the desires and welfare of others above yourself.

Loyalty

reliable support for an individual, group or cause.

Enthusiasm

energy to do a job and the inspiration to encourage others.

Plan

think through, determine procedures.

Knowledge

awareness, understanding.

Tact

saying or doing the right thing without offending.

Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE)

provides opportunities to explore interests and to gain work experiences.

Classroom and Laboratory Instruction

studying and learning subject matter in the classroom, shops, greenhouses, barns and other settings. Laboratory activities can be incorporated in any of these settings.

FFA

student organization that develops leadership, communication and citizenship skills.

Leadership

skills are developed by participation as chapter officers, committee members, mentors, group leaders, etc.

Communication

skills are developed through speaking career development events such as prepared public speaking, creed, parliamentary procedure, extemporaneous speaking, agricultural sales and poultry, dairy and livestock oral reasons.

Citizenship

skills are developed to promote community service involvement by volunteering at food banks, animal shelters, nursing homes, etc.

Informative

gives knowledge or information to audiences.

Persuasive

convinces people to believe or do something.

Integrative

pep talks, welcome speeches, or an introduction of a speaker.

Prepared

speech is written and learned.

Extemporaneous

speech with little or no preparation.

Purpose

Why are you giving the speech?

Audience

What group is hearing the speech?

Occasion

What is the event?

Content

What is in the speech?

Composition

How is the speech written and organized?

Voice

pitch, quality, articulation, pronunciation, force.

Stage Presence

appearance, poise, attitude, confidence, ease before audience, personality, posture.

Power of Expression

fluency, sincerity, emphasis, directness, communicative ability, conveyance of thought and meaning.

Response to Questions

accurate, ability to think quickly.

General Effect

interesting, understandable, convincing, pleasing, holds attention.

Resume

Designed to give the employer information about your background skills, job experience and education.

Interview

Purpose of submitting resume is to get an ____

One

Most resumes should be ___page

Cover Letter

used to preview to your resume.

most cover letters should be ___ page

Job Interview

happens after Cover letter sent in to assist in establishing an interview date.

Follow up phone call

is typically recommended to secure interview.

Resume

is sent with cover letter.

Total Asset

#NAME?

Current Asset

items that can quickly be converted to cash or that will be sold within 12 months - cash on hand, checking and money others owe you, current non-depreciable inventory

Noncurrent Asset

items that have a useful life of more than one year and are used in the business - non-current, non-depreciable inventory, land

Total Liabilities

#NAME?

Current Liabilities

accounts and notes payable, this year's part of non-current liabilities

Noncurrent Liabilities

mortgages and other debts not due this year

Net worth or owner's equity

#NAME?

Debt-to-Equity Ratio

#NAME?

Current Asset

$ in your wallet

Current Asset

$ in your savings account

Current Asset

$ in your checking account

Current Asset

$ others owe you

Current Asset

the fish you're selling this year

Current Asset

medicine used on fish this year

Current Asset

The fish you currently have this year

Current Asset

5 bags of fish feed

Noncurrent Asset

50 Brood Fish (Females you keep for reproduction)

Noncurrent Asset

The male fish you keep for reproduction

Noncurrent Asset

Leftover fish feed to feed next year

Noncurrent Asset

Fish Tanks

Noncurrent Asset

The building your tanks are in

Noncurrent Asset

Fish Nets

Noncurrent Asset

Feeding supplies

Current Liabilities

This years $3000 Fish Tank Truck payment

Current Liabilities

This years $1500 Stock Trailer payment

Current Liabilities

This years $500 4 wheeler payment

Current Liabilities

This years $5,000 Building payment

Noncurrent Liabilities

Remaining Truck Payment

Noncurrent Liabilities

Remaining Stock Trailer Payment

Noncurrent Liabilities

Remaining 4 wheeler payment

Noncurrent Liabilities

Remaining Building payment

Career Exploration & Planning (Definition)

the type of Foundational SAE where students research and explore opportunities in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resource industry

Career Exploration & Planning (Examples)

Examples of this type of Foundational SAE include...Complete an interest inventory and career goals, describe possible careers and the pathway to achieving them

Employability Skills for College and Career Readiness (Definition)

the type of Foundational SAE where students develop skills needed to succeed in both college and career, including responsibility, communication, innovation, critical thinking and collaboration

Employability Skills for College and Career Readiness (Examples)

Examples of this type of Foundational SAE include... Create a resume and compare skills attained with skills needed with career areas of interests

Personal Financial Planning & Management (Definition)

the type of Foundational SAE where students learn personal finance practices like budgeting, saving, and appropriate use of credit line for financial independence

Personal Financial Planning & Management (Examples)

- Examples of this type of Foundational SAE include... Create a personal budget and consider potential salary of a career area of interest

Workplace Safety (Definition)

the type of Foundational SAE where students gain an understanding of the importance of health, safety, environmental management systems

Workplace Safety (Examples)

Examples of this type of Foundational SAE include... Create a workplace safety risk assessment and earn a safety certification

Agricultural Literacy (Definition)

the type of Foundational SAE where students understand the nature and role of agriculture in society, the environment, and the economy both globally and locally

Agricultural Literacy (Examples)

Examples of this type of Foundational SAE include... Research a policy or issue that impacts a career area or interest/course being taken and create a promotional brochure to expand public awareness of the policy/science issue impact

workplace safety

In which part of a foundational SAE would Avery create a risk assessment of a sweet potato packing facility?

creating a personal budget

What part of Dawn's foundational SAE gave her a better understanding of personal finance and planning?

making a list of 10 personal strategies that enhance verbal and non-verbal communication ]

An example of a foundational Supervised Agricultural Experience activity in the career exploration and planning area is

FFA

is a federally chartered organization for students interested in agriculture. Develops leadership, citizenship, cooperation, communication skills and teamwork

Foundational SAE

The SAE for "beginners," is a project completed based on exploring passions and career interests, followed by one or more Immersion SAE projects

Placement/Internship (Definition)

the type of SAE where the student is in an employment setting (either paid or volunteer.) The student performs the tasks determined by the employer which are necessary for the operation of the business.

Placement/Internship (Examples)

Interning with the livestock extension agent, working part time a feed supply store, working for a pet groomer on Saturdays, volunteering at the local county fair livestock exhibits/shows are examples of this type of SAE

Ownership/Entrepreneurship- (Definition)

the type of SAE where Students conducting an Ownership SAE operate an individual business which provides goods and/or services to the marketplace

Ownership/Entrepreneurship- (Examples)

Raising and selling a litter of puppies, creating a power washing business, growing a patch of pumpkins that you sell are examples of this type of SAE

Research- (Definition)

the type of SAE where investigate materials, processes and information to establish new knowledge or the validation of previous research.

Research (Examples)

create a marketing display for a purebred golden retriever producer, create a fly trap/removal device for a livestock barn, determine the best dewormer for meat goats are examples of this type of SAE

Experimental - (Definition)

a type of Research SAE; applying the scientific process to control certain variables while changing others to observe the outcome. Defining a hypothesis, determining an appropriate experimental design, conducting the research, collecting the data, drawing

2. Analytical - (Definition)

a type of Research SAE; begins with a question that asks why or how something happens, followed by a period of data collection using qualitative and/or quantitative methodologies are examples of this type of SAE

3. Invention - (Definition)

a type of Research SAE; applying the engineering design process to create a new product or service. This project usually starts with the identification of a need and the development of a product followed by a design process of prototyping and testing that

School-Based Enterprise (Definition)

the type of SAE that is an entrepreneurship project based at a school and involves a group of students working cooperatively to provide goods or a service. Operations occurs at the school utilizing facilities, equipment and other resources provided by the

School-Based Enterprise (Examples)

Raising market goats for profit, building dog boxes, fabricating livestock panels, feeding out pigs for sausage sales, FFA Plant sales are examples of this type of SAE

Service Learning - (Definition)

the type of SAE where students investigate, plan, conduct, and evaluate a project designed to provide a service to the school, public entities, or the community. Project must benefit an organization, group, or individuals other than the FFA chapter.

Service Learning - (Examples)

Assist with the set-up and tear-down of local farmers market, feed the fish and clean tanks/equipment at local fish hatchery, prepare garden beds at community garden, volunteer as a 4H assistant are examples of this type of SAE

Robert's Rules of Order

Book of authority, Assures that all sides of an issue are treated fairly and that everyone has an opportunity to discuss and vote.

4 Main Objectives

Focus on one item at a time. Extend courtesy to everyone. Observe the rule of the majority. Ensure the rights of the minority.

Quorum

- number of members required to conduct business.

Chairperson

- can be the president or vice-president.

Methods of Voting

Voice- aye (pronounced "I") for yes, or "no."; Rising- standing or show of hands.; Secret ballot- written vote.; Roll call- secretary asks each member to state vote.

Simple Majority

the type of vote where one vote more than 50% or 1/2 of votes cast.

Two-Thirds Majority

the type of vote where 2/3 of members voting must vote for motion, usually used when motion will limit rights of members.

Gavel

symbol of authority.

1 tap of gavel

means be seated, the meeting is adjourned or the result of a vote has been announced.

2 taps of gavel

means that the meeting is called to order.

3 taps of gavel

means that the members should stand on the third tap.

A series of taps of gavel

means "be quiet and orderly.

One

Can only have ___ main motion on the floor at a time.

Main Motion

Presents an idea, opinion or action for consideration to the group of members.

Simple Majority

Type of vote required for a Main Motion

Amend

Changes the intent of the original motion.

Amend

Allows members to add strike and/or substitute words to the original motion.

Simple Majority

Type of vote required for Amend

Refer to Committee

Secures more detailed information to the motion by assigning a group of members to Investigate and report the facts. Investigate and make a formal recommendation. Investigate and act for the group.

refer to a committee

must include Number on the committee. Powers to act. When to report back.

Point of Order

Avoids breaking parliamentary procedure rules.

Division of Assembly

Requires a re-vote on an inconclusive vote (and in some cases hand vote) until the chairperson has stated the question on another motion.

Previous Question

Member calls for previous question when motion on the floor has been discussed and no new ideas are being presented.

2/3rds Majority

Type of vote required for a Previous Question

Lay on the Table

Enables the group to delay a motion to allow members to attend to more urgent business, allow members additional time to consider the motion, etc.

Suspend the Rules

Allows members to do something it needs to do that it cannot do without suspending the rules.

2/3rds Majority

Type of vote required for a Suspend Rules

Extend or Limit Debate

Allows member to limit or extend debate to a specified time frame.