IAAE’S MISSION IS TO FOSTER A NETWORK OF PROFESSIONALS THAT VALUES AND SUPPORTS THE ADVANCEMENT OF AGRICULTURE EDUCATION.
 
 
 
260
APPROVED AGRICULTURE PROGRAMS - SERVING 7 CAREER AREAS
By The Numbers
15
COMMUNITY COLLEGES HAVE AN AG PROGRAM - 16 DIFFERENT CAREER AREAS
3
UNIVERSITIES WITH AGRICULTURAL TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS
289
HS INSTRUCTORS;
85 POST SECONDARY = 374 TOTAL
33,000
Ag Ed Students
Upcoming Events / News
Annual events and conferences integrate professional development, recognition of member accomplishments, and networking with colleagues.
Agricultural education in Iowa is grateful for the many accomplished professionals--both within and outside of our programs--who deliver the organization's mission every day.
The National Teach Ag initiative celebrates school-based agricultural education and encourages students to consider careers as agricultural educators.
CASE impacts student career readiness by empowering teachers with improved instructional practices and relevant curricula sustained by professional development.
Iowa FFA Association
ADVOCATE FOR AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION!
TAKE ACTION: NAAE/ACTE Legislative Action Site
Click here to connect with the latest advocacy initiatives at the national/federal level.

TAKE ACTION: Statewide Legislative Action
Click here to connect with your state legislators to advocate for agricultural education in Iowa!

GET INVOLVED: IAAE Advocacy Efforts
Contact a board member if you can support IAAE at the Iowa School Counselor Association Convention or Iowa Association of School Boards Convention each November.

TEAM AG ED
The goals of this association are:
Deliver value for the membership

Develop a network of professionals

Foster development of articulated curriculum
Quick Facts...
33,000
21,000 ag ed high school students in Iowa 12,000 ag ed middle school students in Iowa
87%
87% of ag ed students plan to pursue post-secondary education and/or enter the military upon graduation.
285
285 Agriculture education programs in Iowa in 2020-2021. Find locations of our programs.
Iowa Map

In 2020, Ag Ed Students in Iowa:

35.6
million
Earned $35.6 million from SAE projects

4.5
million
Invested 4.5 million hours in SAE projects

2,100
projects
Completed 2,100 SAE research projects
About Us
State Officers
Serving as a State FFA Officer
Iowa Ag Teachers
Our Vision
IAAE's Vision is to be the premier professional organization for advancing agricultural education.
Our Vision
Iowa Ag Teachers
Our Mission
IAAE's Mission is to foster a network of professionals that values and supports the advancements of agricultural education.
Our Mission
Iowa Ag Teachers
Our Goals
1) Deliver value for the membership, 2) Develop a network of professionals, 3) Foster development of articulated programs
Our Goals