November 2021

In this issue:

2022 Teaching Award Nominations Still Accepted
NACTA Needs Your Feedback!
Upcoming Events & Deadlines
Welcome New NACTA Members!
Renew or Become a New NACTA Member

NACTA 2022 Teaching Award Nominations Still being Accepted
One of the central purposes of NACTA (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) is to recognize those individuals whose efforts represent the very best in agricultural higher education. Each year, NACTA offers many opportunities for outstanding educators to be honored. Submissions are now being accepted for each of the 2022 awards, to be given at the annual meeting in Wooster, Ohio next June. 

For information on how to nominate an educator for any of the following awards, please visit our website here. The deadline to submit nominations is February 1, 2022.

Awards available for nomination include:

The deadline to submit nominations is February 1, 2022.

If you have any questions please contact


NACTA Needs Your Feedback!
The North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture has seen many changes, both internally and externally, in the past several years. In an effort to help reflect our continuing metamorphosis, NACTA will be working through a visual rebranding with the goal to unveil these updates at the annual meeting in June 2022.

Since this association was built on the combined contributions and dedication of each and every one of our members over the past six and half decades, leadership felt it only fitting to reach out to those members for input on this exciting new update. That's where you come in! We want to know - what do you think represents NACTA? Is it a color? An image? A feeling? Is there a logo that is doing it right and you think we should see it? Let us know by giving your feedback here.

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

2021 NAAE Hybrid Convention
November 29th - December 4th, 2021
New Orleans, LA
Hilton New Orleans Riverside

New NACTA Members

NACTA had 14 new members in the last month. We hope you will join us in welcoming them!

Antoine Alston - North Carolina A&T State University
James Anderson II - University of Georgia
Brian Baldwin - Mississippi State University
Kellie Enns - Colorado State University
Garrett Hancock - Auburn University
Valerie Jarvis McMillan - North Carolina A&T State University
Christopher Keyes - Louisiana Tech University
Forrest Lang - Ohio State University
Vinay Mannam - Framingham State University
Chadwick McKay - Wilmington College
Natalie Money - University of Florida
Tyler Price - Oklahoma State University
Dean Scarbrough - Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Benjamin Wenner - The Ohio State University

Renew or Become a New NACTA Member

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

Need to renew your membership? Want to invite a colleague to join? Want to change your membership status? Visit the membership page here.

We appreciate your NACTA membership!