Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/17/2018 - 3:00 PM
Category: Consent Calendar
Type: Action
Subject: 11.13 CURRICULUM: Overnight Field Trip Request for Heritage High School Students to Attend the Made for Excellence/Advanced Leadership Academy Conference in Ontario, California, February 1 -2, 2019 (funded through Heritage High School's Future Farmers of America Associated Student Body funds in the amount of $2,756, not the General Fund)
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Summary: Heritage High School Agriculture Advisor, Jeremiah Perotti, is requesting Board approval for Heritage High School's (HHS) Future Farmers of American (FFA) students to attend the 2019 FFA Made for Excellence Conference/Advanced Leadership Academy (MFE/ALA) Conference in Ontario, California on February 1-2, 2019.

The Made for Excellence conference will focus on developing students’ leadership skills, explore the role of choices and responsibility in character development, investigate personal strengths and interests, identify specific opportunities for involvement in FFA and continued leadership growth.

The Advanced Leadership Academy will bring focus to the agriculture industry. Each student will be exposed to industry leaders and organizations and understand the important role they play in promoting agriculture; create an understanding of issues that affect the agriculture industry; and develop/present an oral argument on one of the identified issues.

Sixteen FFA students and two chaperones will be attending the FFA MFE/ALA. The cost per person is $153 with the approximate total cost not to exceed $2,756. Transportation to Ontario will be provided by District vehicles.
Funding: The cost for this item is included in the 2018-19 operating budget funded through the HHS FFA ASB account.
Recommendation: It is recommended that the Board of Trustees approve the overnight field trip request for Heritage High School's FFA students to attend the FFA Made for Excellence Conference and Advanced Leadership Academy Conference in Ontario, California on February 1-2, 2019.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Charles Newman - Assistant Superintendent
Signed By:
Grant Bennett - Superintendent