The object of the organization shall be to bring together all agriculture instructors to promote and improve professional-technical education in agriculture and to work in cooperation with the National Association for Agricultural Educators (NAAE), the Wyoming Association of Career and Technical Educators (WACTE), the Association for Career & Technical Education (ACTE), and to further the cause of professional-technical education.
The WVATA is the professional organization for teachers of agriculture education. The WVATA conducts a variety of activities designed to improve the profession of agricultural education. Many of the improvements made in the agricultural education program in Wyoming have been sponsored and advocated by the WVATA. The WVATA sponsors Summer Conference in June that provides information on curricular and administrative topics. They also hold a Winter Conference in November, in conjunction with the FIRE/CPC conference.
The mission of the NAAE is to advance agricultural education and promote the professional interests and growth of agriculture teachers. NAAE seeks to recruit and prepare students who have a desire to teach agriculture. The organization is dedicated to developing professional pride, nourishing a spirit of unity among classroom teachers and to recognizing members for conducting outstanding programs. It monitors governmental affairs affecting agricultural education and assists in the development of priorities and strategies to effect federal legislation and appropriations.