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Agricultural Education and Communication

Agricultural Education and Communication

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Current Teachers

The UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication is proud to prepare students for careers as agriculture teachers, but we are also proud to support the teachers who are currently in the classroom. This page is a resource for any current teacher wanting to connect with others, find other resources to use with their students, and find professional development opportunities.

Statistic: 513 agriculture teachers in Florida

Statistic: 383 agriculture programs in Florida

Online Agricultural Education Resources

Are you looking for resources for your online learners? Have you been trying to find a lesson that works well for one of your units of instruction? Look no further! The UF/AEC Online Ag Ed Resources Page provides resources that support you in online learning, and that can be easily modified for traditional face-to-face learning. Be sure to check out our repository of resources for lesson relating to Animal Science, Food Science, Middle School Curriculum, SAE’s, the Ag Foundations course, and much more!

Agriscience Secondary Teacher Preparation Graduate Certificate

Are you an alternatively certified teacher who is looking for a pathway to your professional teaching certificate? Be sure to Agriscience Secondary Teacher Preparation Graduate Certificate, offered by UF/AEC, and approved by the Florida Department of Education as a route to certification. 

Florida Teacher Directory

Looking to connect with another agriculture teacher in Florida? Our current teacher directory can help! This page shows as much information we have for Florida's 500+ agriculture teachers. We know this information is constantly updating, so if you notice something needing changed, please send an email to Dr. Tre Easterly (

Teacher of Teachers

Huge thanks go to the 2024 Spring Cooperating Teachers! Our students could not have experienced the daily life of teaching ag without your support! 

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Brian Dryden
Okeechobee High School
Intern: Justice-Ann Morrison



Kelly Goff
Tomlin Middle School
14 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Hannah Perry
2nd Intern


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Jerry Lipham
Wildwood Middle School
Intern: Jenna Croft


Kortni Rogers
Q.I. Rogers Jr. Sr. High School
5 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Eddith Cortes
1st Intern

Molly Rowe
Belleview Middle School
7 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Keziah Crespo
3rd Intern


Caela Sause
Orlando Colonial High School
15 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Camryn Farquhar
3rd Intern

Rebecca Stubbs
George W. Jenkins High School
12 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Erin Morrissey
2nd Intern



David Swartzfager
South Sumter High School
9 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Carol Atkins
2nd Intern