The Agricultural Education Magazine

The Agricultural Education Magazine publishes articles on instruction leadership, supervision, and curriculum development in agricultural education in the United States and other countries.

Articles from Vol. 81, No. 1, July/August

A F.A.I.R Leadership Approach to Engage Underrepresented Youth in Agricultural Education
Non-traditional. Alternative. Atypical. These words are tossed about somewhat cavalierly in agricultural education to describe those students who are from non-farm, non-rural, low socioeconomic, and ethnically diverse backgrounds. So: Who really is the...
Agricultural Education Students: Is There Room for Generation M?
As I am thinking of how to start this magazine article, my mind cannot escape the thoughts of great conversations being held around the country on the topic of diversity, which has been ignited by the presidential elections. What a great moment in time...
Cultivating Seeds for the Future
Current statistics about the membership of students in the National FFA, the premier leadership and student organization associated with agricultural education, alarmed me as I traveled 600 miles from my home in Ohio to teach a population of severely...
Culture Key to Developing Native American Leaders
Developing the next generation of indigenous leaders is a critical challenge facing American Indians today. Today's tribal communities are faced with a multitude of challenges - among them the nation's highest rates of poverty and unemployment, substance...
Implementing the ACE Model to Reach Every Agricultural Education Student
IntroductionIn the movie, Field of Dreams, Shoeless Joe Jackson tells Kevin Costner that "If you build it, HE will come;" but, what does one do if only a portion of the clientele come with the remainder standing on the outside looking in at the show?...
It's about the Journey
"It's about the journey-mine and yours-and the lives we can touch, the legacy we can leave, and the world we can change for the better." ~Tony Dungy, QuitStrenghtHave you read the 2007 NFL Coach of the Year's book, Quiet Strength? If not, you should....
It's about the Journey-Were You Listening?
It's about the journey...O.K., I'll buy that. But, what can I do to J -jnake things change?How many times have you seen behavior you thought was wrong and done nothing? Once? Twice? More times than you can count? Often it is easy to just look the other...
Leadership Opportunities for Underrepresented Populations: Here's What We Are Doing!
I anxiously accepted Dr. Foster's offer to solicit authors for, "Leadership opportunities for underrepresented populations-What are YOU doing?", because I was internally nagged by a previous professional incident, and I wanted to explore it more thoroughly....
Systematic Approaches to Leadership Development: What Are YOU Doing?
To face new challenges and achieve development goals, the value of leadership education and the need for leadership development programs to prepare tomorrow's leaders has become increasingly important. There is a growing need for diversity in leadership...
Underrepresented Population in Education: One Strategy for Culture Change
The President and Provost's Leadership Institute (PPLI) is a faculty leadership development program at The Ohio State University. It is designed to provide skills and knowledge to faculty from groups that are not well represented in formal leadership...