Teach Ag!

Home of "Teach Ag!" at Penn State

The center is committed to the operation of a comprehensive program of professional personnel development for career and technical education.

Center Mission, Vision & Values

The Center for Professional Personnel Development is one of three centers recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Bureau of Center and Technical Education (PDE/CBTE). At Penn State, the Center is housed in the College of Education and the College of Agricultural Science.

AEE Student Information

Resources for Cooperating Teachers, University Supervisors and Teacher Candidates

Global Teach Ag Network

Programming supported by Penn State and CPPD to help educators connect their students to the world.

Professional Development Opportunities

The Center for Professional Personnel Development has a robust portfolio of professional development offerings to cultivate outstanding positive agents of change in school-based agricultural educators.

Curriculum modules: bioethics, fermentation and fermented biomaterials

Agricultural biotechnology teacher professional development: Interactive curriculum modules for Grade 9-12 on biotechnology topics of ethics, biomaterials and fermentation

Instructional & Classroom Resources

This page is designed to be a "one stop shop" for our teachers and the various resources we have gathered for them regarding program success, our yearly themed professional development, and/or other resources that might be of interest to them for use in their programs.

Ag Teacher Directory

This on-line directory is your source for the most up-to-date contact information on Agricultural Education in Pennsylvania.

Current and Past Filled PA Teaching Positions

The National Association of Agricultural Educators reports "a national shortage of agricultural educators at the secondary level," and estimates that there are hundreds of unfilled positions across the nation. Find current openings in Pennsylvania and beyond.

About Us

Meet the faculty and staff of Teach Ag! at Penn State. Find where we are located and contact us for answers to your questions.