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Meet the UMCA Faculty and Staff

Michael Gold

Hannah Hemmelgarn, M.S.


Education Program Coordinator, UMCA.

(573) 864-7506
hemmelgarnh@missouri.edu

Education

  • BA Anthropology – Sociology, Truman State University (2009)
  • MS Natural Resources – Agroforestry, University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry (2017)
    • Thesis: Agroforestry Education for High School Agriculture Science: A Case Study of Novel Content Implementation

Professional Training

  • Permaculture Design Certification
    • The Possibility Alliance, LaPlata, MO (2009)
  • Environmental Educator Certification
    • University of Minnesota, Duluth (2015)

Outreach

Co-editor, Action in Agroforestry Newsletter, and Green Horizons Newsletter

Missouri Agroforestry Teacher Workshops for High School Agriculture

Current Grants

  • Missouri Agroforestry Summer Institutes: High School Educator Training for Curriculum Delivery. PI: Gold; Co-PIs: Ball, Stelzer; GRA: Hemmelgarn. Funding Source: USDA NCR SARE PDP. Amount Received: $70,335. Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2019
  • Missouri Outreach & Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged & Veteran Farmers & Ranchers PI: Funkenbusch; Co-PIs: Gold, Kelly, Barrett, et al. Funding Source: USDA 2501 Program. Amount Received: $199,982. Dates: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2018.

Honors and Awards

  • Student Teaching as Research (STAR) Award (2016)
    • The Agroforestry Teacher Training Outcomes Assessment
    • University of Missouri School of Natural Resources
  • Mizzou Advantage Graduate Student Travel Award (2016)
    • Travel to Alberta, Canada for International Union of Forest Researchers Conference
    • University of Missouri
  • Paula Ford Professional Development Program Proposal of the Year Award (2016)
    • Grant proposal: Missouri Agroforestry Summer Institutes: High School Educator Training for Curriculum Delivery
    • USDA North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education

Research Presentations

    • Hemmelgarn, H.L. 2016. An Experiential Approach to Agroforestry Education: High School Educator Professional Development. International Union of Forest Researchers Extension and Knowledge Exchange Conference, Kenora, Ontario, Canada, September 27, 2016.
    • Hemmelgarn, H.L. 2017. Agroforestry Education for High School Agricultural Educators: A Case Study of Content Implementation. North American Agroforestry Conference, Blacksburg, VA, June 27, 2017.
    • Hemmelgarn, H.L. 2017. Agroforestry for High School Agricultural Educators: Curriculum Input to Classroom Implementation. Society of American Foresters National Convention, Albuquerque, NM, November 17, 2017.

Publications

    • Hemmelgarn, H.L.; Gold, M.A. 2018. Agroforestry Education for High School Agriculture Science. Agroforestry Systems. In review
    • Hemmelgarn, H.L., Ball, A.L. 2018. Novel Content Implementation Process: A Case Study in Missouri. Journal of Agricultural Education. In preparation

Professional memberships

  • Conservation Federation of Missouri
  • Society of American Foresters
  • Association for Temperate Agroforestry (AFTA)
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