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Agricultural Education and Communication

Agricultural Education and Communication

Headshot portrait of Debra Barry, lecturer of agricultural education

Debra Barry


1200 North Park Road
Plant City, FL 33563

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Mrs. Debra Barry is a lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication (AEC). Her classes focus on the agricultural education specialization, and are offered in both Gainesville and Plant City.

Originally from Lithia, Florida, Barry is a two-time alumna of the University of Florida and current part-time student, earning her doctorate in AEC. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from AEC, specializing in agricultural education (2003 and 2010, respectively).

Barry serves as an adviser for Gator Collegiate FFA Alumni, guiding the leadership team in Plant City. Additionally, she serves as the coordinator of the Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC) at Plant City and also advises undergraduate students there.


2017 GCREC Faculty Employee of the Year