Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/17/2018 - 3:00 PM
Category: Consent Calendar
Type: Action
Subject: 11.5 CURRICULUM: Out-of-State Conference Request for Chris Maddalena, Heritage High School Agriculture Teacher, to Attend the 2018 American Poultry Association National Convention in Shawnee, Oklahoma, November 16-18, 2018 (funded through the Perkins Grant in the amount of $1,350, not the General Fund)
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Summary: Mr. Chris Maddalena, Heritage High School Agriculture teacher and Future Farmers of America (FFA) advisor, has requested approval to attend the American Poultry Association National Convention's National Poultry Show in Shawnee, Oklahoma, November 16-18, 2018.

This opportunity will allow Mr. Maddalena to interact with breeders and companies, assess new breeds of poultry, review old breeds of poultry, interact with vendors and judges, develop contacts, and possibly purchase breeding stock for Heritage High School.

Mr. Maddalena aims to network and educate himself with new American Poultry Association (APA) Certification Programs, discuss the possibility of being a West Coast satellite farm (FFA) for Good Shepherd Ranch, update knowledge on APA breeds, assess the expansion of the production Egg Ranch Program using Heritage High School's breed of chickens.

The cost for Mr. Maddalena to attend the 2018 American Poultry Association National Convention in Shawnee, Oklahoma is $1,350. Mr. Maddalena’s expenses will be covered by the Perkins Grant fund.
Funding: The cost for this item will be funded by the Perkins Grant, not the General Fund
Recommendation: It is recommended that the Board of Trustees approve the out-of-state conference request for Chris Maddalena, Heritage High School Agriculture teacher and Future Farmers of America (FFA) advisor to attend the 2018 American Poultry Association National Convention in Shawnee, Oklahoma, November 16-18, 2018.
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Signed By:
Charles Newman - Assistant Superintendent
Signed By:
Grant Bennett - Superintendent