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Welcome to the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education

Our Mission, Your Future

The mission of the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education is to prepare agricultural professionals to teach, lead, and serve.

Our department’s efforts are aimed at two of the nation’s greatest resources – its people and the agricultural industry.  We are committed to serving the people of the state and nation by providing support for teaching, through our support for the professionals who work with the youth in FFA and 4-H programs, through our support for extension professionals who develop programs for their communities, and for those who are involved in informing the public about the great agricultural industry and in providing leadership in the multi-faceted areas of agriculture.

Visit our webpages to see how we develop the new generation of professionals in agricultural education, extension, and agricultural science. Our mission is your future!


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Do you want to attend National FFA Convention?

This is a great opportunity for you to go on a great trip. We need students to be involved in order to make NC State standout at convention.

Why should you take advantage of this trip? For starters, you will be at convention representing NC State, CALS, and the AEE department. Also, you will have the opportunity to meet other collegiate agriculture students, attend leadership, agriculture education, and agriculture workshops. In addition, you could possibly find internships that you are interested in. Lastly, have FUN!

The cost of the trip will be $200. The $200 covers lodging, travel, and registration. Departure will be Tuesday, October 28th at 10 am and return will be Saturday, November 1st at midnight. If you are interested in attending National FFA Convention, the full amount of $200 is due by September 19th at 5 pm to Dr. Park. 

 

 

 

AEE ProfilesAlycia McLamb

Alycia McLamb graduated from NC State last May with a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Education and minors Leadership in Agriculture and Life Sciences and Agricultural Business Management. Alycia grew up in Sampson County, NC where she was surrounded by agriculture. Many of her older friends were involved in the FFA and the summer before her freshmen year of high school, she attended FFA state leadership conference. She was immediately hooked on FFA. She served as a North Carolina FFA State Officer in 2010-2011. One of her passions is the produce industry so while she was in college, she worked for a vegetable seed company. She also served as the NC Watermelon Queen in 2011.

Alycia’s high school agriculture teacher lead by example and was her role model and mentor. Due to the guidance of her agriculture teacher, Alycia chose to attend NC State University and pursue a degree in Agricultural Education. While at NC State, Alycia was involved in many student organizations. She was a founding sister of Kappa Delta and served as secretary and vice president of operations. She also was the Homecoming Enrichment Chair for the Alumni Student Ambassador Program.

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