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About Rebecca G. Lawver


Present Professor, Utah State University Applied Sciences, Technology and Education


2021 - Present Digital Innovations for Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification Instructors - A Professional Development and Training Program.
Role: co-I
Colleague(s): Michael Pate, Dustin Perry, Scott Smalley
2020 - Present Agricultural Safety Training through Emergency Preparedness (Ag.S.T.E.P): One Community Collaborative
Colorado State University
Role: co-I
Colleague(s): Michael Pate, Kerri Rood, Lendel Narine
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2022 - 2023 President, American Association for Agricultural Education
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Honors and Awards

  • Utah Association for Career and Technical Education – Post Secondary Professional of the Year, February 2022
  • Utah State University, School of Teacher Education and Leadership, Secondary Education Outstanding Supervisor, April 2017
  • United States Department of Agriculture National Excellence in College and University Teaching Award, Regional Winner, November 2016
  • Utah State University, Robins Award – Faculty University Service Award, April 2017
  • Western Region American Association for Agricultural Education, Outstanding Early Career Member, September 2016
  • North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture NACTA Educator Award, June 2015
  • Utah State University, Robins Award – Undergraduate Faculty Advisor of the Year, April 2014


  • ASTE 7600 - The Professoriate
  • ASTE 6180 - Administration and Leadership


2009 PhD, University of Missouri ‐ Agricultural Education
2007 MS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln ‐ Leadership Education
1996 BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln ‐ Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication

Teacher Burnout (1)

Agricultural Education (3)

Agriculture Safety (1)

Articles (13)

Dissertation (2)

Recent Works (3)

Student Teaching (1)

Supply and Demand (2)