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Beginning Teacher Professional Development Conference Scholarship
Thank you for your interest in the WAAE Beginning Teacher Scholarship to support new teachers attending the Professional Development Conference (PDC). The scholarship covers the conference registration fee of $400. Online applications are due June 1.

Applicants include new teachers who are individuals not yet hired by a school district (includes 2017-18 graduates in agricultural education); OR individuals hired into an agricultural education position at a school district without funds avaliable for PDC (includes to 2017-18 agricultural education graduates and emergency licenses or experience-based licenses).

Questions? Contact Jamie Propson, New Teacher and Mentoring Committee Chair, at, or Nicole Nelson, WAAE Executive Director, at

Beginning Teacher Scholarship

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First and Last Name: *
Street Address: *
City, State and Zip: *
Email Address: *
Phone: *
Why do you want to attend the WAAE Professional Development Conference?: *
How do you plan to get involved with the WAAE organization?: *
Explain why you need financial assistance to attend the WAAE Professional Development Conference: *
Have you been hired by a school district to teach agricultural education?: * Yes   No  
If you have been hired, please list the school district and the name and contact information for your new administrator:
If you haven't been hired yet, please list the schools you have applied at or plan to apply.:
Please select what applies to your situation: *
I am a recent (2017-18) agricultural education graduate  
I have been hired by a school district and will have an emergency license or apply for an Experienced-Based Teaching Licensure  
I have or will be applying for an Experienced-Based Teaching Licensure