AEC Seminar Series

The UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication conducts regular seminars for the professional and academic development of its faculty, staff and students. Below is an archive of those seminars presented in the spring of 2018, covering topics related to agricultural education, Extension education, leadership development and agricultural communication.


In this seminar, Ms. Cammie Donaldson, Executive Director for the Florida Assocation of Native Nurseries, discusses how she utilized innovative leadership to overcome obstacles within her organization.


This particular seminar features Mr. Lloyd Singleton, County Extension Director for UF/IFAS Extension Lake County, as he discusses his innovative program of reducing recidivism rates of federal prison inmates through horticulture education.


This particular seminar features Mrs. Jaime Jerrels, Director of Ag Policy for Florida Farm Bureau, who discusses the importance of communication and building relationships throughout the agricultural industry.


This seminar features Ms. Caela Paioff, Agriscience Teacher at Colonial High School, who talks about extrinsic teaching to encourage intrinsic motivation within agricultural education.