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

Congratulations Dr. Miller!

Dr. Wade Miller will be retiring in July.   A reception honoring Dr. Miller's 37 years of service to the university was held on May 10, 2017.  Many attended to celebrate with Dr. Miller.  Thank you for all you've done at Iowa State, Dr. Miller!

Spring 2017 Cording Ceremony


Congratulations to Spring 2017 Agriculture and Life Sciences Education - Teacher Certification graduates!   Graduates participated in the teacher education cording ceremony on May 5, 2017.  The cording ceremony recognizes and celebrates the completion of the teacher preparation academic program and the induction into the profession of teaching.





Miller Receives Outstanding Mentor Award



Each spring, the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated exemplary mentoring of junior faculty. Dr. Greg Miller was nominated by his mentee, Dr. Scott Smalley, and was selected as an exemplary mentor for the 2016-17 academic year. Congratulations to Dr. Miller!




Alumni Association STATEment Award Winners


Alumni Association Awards

Congratulations to Department of Agriculture Education and Studies (AGEDS) alumni who are receiving awards during the 2016 Iowa State Alumni Association Honors and Awards Ceremony during Homecoming:

  • Richard Degner ('72 ag and life sciences education, '77 MS) and Nancy Degner ('72 food science) will be presented the Alumni Medal by the ISU Alumni Association.
  • Nancy Bohl Bormann ('04 environmental science, ag and life sciences education) will receive the Outstanding Young Professional Award by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.  

Last updated May 4, 2017