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Randy Adams

Teaching and Research Assistant in Agriculture Education


Department of Community and Leadership Development
307 Garrigus Building
Lexington, Kentucky 40546-0215




M.S. (in progress) – Agricultural Education, University of Kentucky
B.S. (2010) - Agricultural Education, University of Kentucky

Career Experience

UK Agricultural Education Department – August 2011 - Present
Teaching Assistant

Warren Central High School – July 2010 – July 2011
Agriculture Teacher

Spencer County High School - January 2010 - May 2010
Agriculture Student Teacher

Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center – Seasonal Employee 2007 - 2009
Lifeguard & Counselor

Courses Assisted in Teaching at the University of Kentucky

AED/FCS 586 (Methods of Teaching Career & Technical Education)

Research Interests

The perceptions of rigor and relevance from both teachers and students and how these perceptions affect student learning and achievement.

Current Projects

Kirby, A. T., Adams, R. J., & Vincent, S. K. (2011) Kentucky FFA leadership personality style
study. (To be submitted at Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Conference in Birmingham, Alabama)

Epps, R., Vincent, S. K., Adams, R. A. (2011) The correlation of secondary school schedules with agriculture student performance on SAE, classroom instruction, FFA, and core content. (To be submitted to the National Agricultural Education Research Conference in Ashville, North

Professional Affiliations

Kentucky Association of Agricultural Educators (KAAE)
National Association of Agricultural Educations (NAAE)