Welcome to Agricultural Education & Studies

The Department of Agricultural Education and Studies has as its focus the teaching and learning processes. All three elements of the land-grant philosophy - learning, discovery, and engagement - are part of the department's emphasis on the educational processes, and how these processes impact our clientele in a variety of agricultural settings.

News & Updates

NACTA 2014 Participants

NACTA Conference

Several faculty and graduate students from Iowa State University attended the annual meeting of the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture. The conference was held June 25-28, 2014 on the campus of Montana State University in Bozeman.

Outstanding Mentoring Award

Dr. Robert Martin, Professor of Agricultural Education and Curriculum and Instruction was nominated for and received the 2014 Exemplary Faculty Mentor Award for Outstanding Mentoring provided to junior faculty colleagues.  Dr. Martin received the award for going above and beyond the expectations for a faculty mentor by Provost Jonathan Wickert and Associate Provost Dawn Bratsch-Prince at a special ceremony held on May 7, 2014.  This award program was the inaugural event at ISU in support and recognition of outstanding mentoring.


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