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Troy White

P. Troy White


Assistant Professor

Office Building

Wenona Hall



Mailing Address

Wenona Hall 106
Teaching Learning & Leadership-Box 0507
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


PT White Vitae August 2016.pdf(170.22 KB)


Ph.D. Education - University of Idaho (2015)
M.S. Agricultural Education - University of Idaho (2002)
B.S. Agricultural Education - University of Idaho (2001)

Academic Interests/Expertise

Agricultural Education,
Teacher Education,
STEM Integration,
Climate Change Education

Academic Responsibilities

AGED 401/501 Parliamentary Procedure
AGED 404 Methods of Teaching Agricultural Education
AGED 491 Welding
AGED 650 Foundations of Agricultural Education
AST 202 Construction
AST 211 Ag and Outdoor Power for Teachers
AST 311 Applied Electricity for Teachers
EDER 610 Introduction to Research
EDER 614 Advanced Educational Research Design and Analysis
EDFN 454 Student Teaching

Committee Activities

SDSU Assessment Academy Cohort 1


Nepal, M. P., Bott, R. C., Janaswamy, S., Mathew, F. M., White, P. T., "FAST-REEU (Future Agriculture and Science Taskforce— Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates) 2017-06651," Sponsored by USDA-NIFA, Federal, $278,909.00. (February 5, 2018 - February 4, 2022).

Nepal, M. P. (Principal), White, P. T. (Co-Principal), Browning, L. M. (Co-Principal), Miller, M. L. (Co-Principal), Edwards, L. M. (Co-Principal), "Immersive Learning Experiences and Rural Networking (I-LEARN): A Professional Development Opportunity for Secondary Educators," Sponsored by USDA-NIFA, Federal, $144,150.00. (January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2019).

Kumar, Sandeep, , , , White, P.T., Back to the future: Enhancing food security and farm production with integrated crop-livestock production systems. Sponsored by NSF, 2016-68004-24768. (March 2016 - Feb 2019).

Vestal, S. S. (Principal), Browning, L. M. (Co-Principal), Miller, M. L. (Co-Principal), Nepal, M. (Co-Principal), White, P. T. (Co-Principal), "Rural Enhancement of Mathematics and Science Teachers (REMAST) Phase II," Sponsored by NSF, Federal, $794,577.00. (September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2018).

Professional Memberships

American Association for Agricultural Education
Association for Career and Technical Education
National Association of Agricultural Educators
National Association of Parliamentarians
South Dakota Association of Agricultural Educators
South Dakota Association for Career and Technical Education

Work Experience

Secondary Agricultural Science and Technology Instructor
--Adrian High School, Adrian, OR (2002-2004)
--Lebanon High School, Lebanon, OR (2004-2008)
--Marsh Valley High School, Arimo, ID (2008-2012)

Temporary Instructor, University of Idaho
--ASM 210 Small Gasoline Engines
--ASM 107 Beginning Welding

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Idaho

Creative Activities

Interdisciplinary Crop Science. (2015). Curriculum Developer. NIFA funded, REACCH curriculum, a cooperative project by the University of Idaho, Washington State University, Oregon State University, and USDA-NRS.

Area(s) of Research

Agricultural Education,
STEM Education,
Climate Science Education

REMAST Scholars Program for Undergraduates in STEM Education (
iLEARN Climate Science Education Program for Secondary Teachers

Applications of Research

Integration of STEM in secondary agricultural education, specifically agricultural mechanics courses,
Climate Science Integration in Secondary Agricultural and Biological Science Courses



OPEN Prairie Selected Works

Open Prairie

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