National Awards – Each year, at the National FFA Convention & Expo, those who have made outstanding contributions to FFA are honored with Distinguished Service Citations, VIP awards or the Honorary American FFA Degree.
Honorary American FFA Degrees – Teachers who have created high-quality agricultural education programs which inspire and motivate their students to strive for success are eligible for an Honorary American FFA Degree.
VIP Awards – The VIP awards honor individuals who have dedicated many years of service to FFA and agricultural education. State FFA Associations can nominate individuals for this award.
The Colorado Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association (CVATA) is a professional organization for agriculture science teachers and supporters of agriculture education. CVATA informs agriculture teachers about the latest agricultural education practices, encourages higher standards of teaching agriculture and provides agriculture education a unified voice in the state legislature.