VATA of Texas host annual professional development conference

VATA of Texas host annual professional development conference

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

The Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas hosted its annual professional development conference.

The VATAT is for agriculture science teachers informing them about the latest agriculture education practices and encouraging higher standards of teaching.

"There are some things we are trying to do to help those young people stay in the profession once they get there. We try to recruit them, but we want to keep them once they get employed," Clayton Franklin, CEV Multimedia Vice President of Brand Management, said.

CEV Multimedia partnered with VATAT the last six years to lend a helping hand with teachers.  

"We provide a resource for them to utilize in their classroom just like they would a traditional textbook. Ours just happen to be online, it's video based. And so when you talk about educating a student about veterinary science, they actually get to watch a veterinary practice a veterinary medical application," Franklin said.

The conference included 120 workshops ranging from ag mechanics to agri-science and welding. 

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