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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 2023 Spring Cooperating Teachers! Our students could not have experienced the daily life of teaching ag without your support! 

Kim Acton
University High School
23 years teaching
Intern: Elenna Vias
1st Intern


Teacher in a classroom

Brooke Bailey
Santa Fe High School
6 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Taylor Hoerle
2nd Intern


Charlene Beebe
Marianne Middle School
13 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Tyler Newberry
1st Intern


Natalie Couey
Williston Middle High School
Intern: Jessica Maestas
3rd Intern

Florida agriculture teachers

McKenzie Gorskey
Lakewood Ranch High School
Intern: Sophia Jaramilla-Vascones

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Karen Hamilton
Riverview High School
Intern: Angelina Rivera-Benavides
10th Intern

Farrah Johnson
Deltona High School
22 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Taylor Gebo
4th Intern

Greg Lehman
Barrington Middle School
17 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Sierra Ray
3rd Intern

Kassy Mendenall
Randall Middle School
6 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Shelbie Davis
1st Intern

Florida agriculture teachers

Tanner Rosenbaum
Wilkinson Junior High
7 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Gabby Willits
2nd Intern

Florida agriculture teachers

Molly Rowe
Belleview Middle School
Intern: Savanna Hodges

Caela Sause
Orlando Colonial High School
14 years teaching agriculture
2nd Intern

Rebecca Stubbs
George W. Jenkins High School
11 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Alexis Hill
1st Intern


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David Swartzfager
South Sumter High School
Intern: Victoria Oliver

Florida agriculture teachers

Robert Wilder
Tomlin Middle School
Intern: Jessie Tillis

Florida agriculture teachers

Stacey Young
Branford High School
25 years teaching agriculture
Intern: Kathryn Hollinger
2nd Intern