Harold R. Crawford
Professor/
Coordinator of Tribal Initaitive --College of Agriculture

Agricultural Education and Studies
004 Curtiss Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa 50011

Office: 515-294-7725
FAX: 515-294-0530

e-Mail:hrc@iastate.edu

Educational Background
B.S. Agricultural Education, Iowa State University, 1950.
M.S. Agricultural Education, Iowa State University, 1955.
Ph.D. Major - Agricultural Education, Iowa State University, 1969 Minor - Animal Science.
Occupational Experience
  1. July 1, 1998 - Present. Professor of Agricultural Education and Studies. Coordinator of College of Agriculture Tribal Task Force.
  2. July 1, 1995 - July 1, 1998. Professor and Coordinator for Off-Campus Professional Degree Programs, Iowa State University
  3. September 1, 1989 - June 3O, 1995. Associate Dean and Director of International Aahculture Programs, College of Agriculture, Iowa State University
  4. October 1, 1982 August 31, 1989. Assistant Dean for Off-Campus Degree Programs, College of Agriculture, Iowa State University
  5. July 1, 1971 - June 30, 1982. Professor and Head of Agricultural Education Department, Iowa State University
  6. July 1, 1967 - June 30, 1971. Assistant Professor in Charge of Farm Operation Curriculum, Iowa State University
  7. July 1, 1965 - June 30, 1967. Instructor, Agricultural Education Department, Iowa State University
  8. July 1, 1950 - June 30, 1965. I-High School Vocational Agriculture Instructor Story City, and Sac City, Iowa
Relevant Past Major Responsibilities
  1. Associate Dean for Intl. Agr. Programs
  2. Assistant Dean for Distance Education
  3. Administrative Director for Interamerican Center of Science and Technology
  4. Directed W. K. Kellogg- Foundation project for improvement of off campus instruction Preparation of Grants and Contracts
  5. Directed strategic planning process for College of Ag.
  6. Directed the telecommunications for credit course for College of Ag.
  7. Responsible for Faculty Professional Developmental Program
  8. Taught two - graduate courses - AG Ed 520 Methods of Instruction - AG Ed 625
  9. Major professor for graduate students
Record of Leadership for Contracts and Grants
67 proposals submitted @ $66,304,562 1990-1995 43% proposals approved = 29 @ $12,819,501
Service and Leadership Awards
  1. Gama Sigma Delta Award of Merit for Distinguished Service to Agriculture, 1992.
  2. Named as one of the nations top ten leaders in agricultural education throughout the history of agricultural education.
  3. Named Outstanding Agricultural Teacher Educator in the United States.
  4. Named for Distinguished Service by the American Vocational Association.
  5. Recipient of the Wilton Park Award for Outstanding Service for International Development.
  6. Alumni Medal for Distinguished Service at Iowa State University.
Publications
 
Crawford, Harold R. and David L. Williams, A Vocational Agriculture Teacher's Emergency Certification Program, An Iowa Department of Public Instruction Final Report, Agricultural Education Department, Iowa State University, June, 1975, 32 pp.

Crawford, Harold R. and Richard I. Carter, Standards for Quality Vocational Programs in Agricultural/Agribusiness Education, a USOE Project publication. Agricultural Education Department, State University, March 1977, 102 pp.

Carter, Richard I. and Harold R. Crawford, "What Professional Competencies are Needed by Beginning Teacher Educators in Agricultural Education?", The journal of the American Association of Vol. 18, no. 2, July 1977, pp 19-24.

Crawford, Harold R., "Extension Education Should Not Be a Part of Agricultural Education." Journal of the American Educator Vol. 18, no. 2 July 1977, pp 3,7.

Crawford, Harold R., "Standards Set for Quality Programs in Vocational Agriculture." American Vocational Journal. Vol. 52, no. 7, October 1977, pp 31-33.

Crawford, Harold R. and Richard I. Car-ter, "Standards for Quality Vocational Programs in Agricultural/Agribusiness Education." A USOE Project Final Report, Agricultural Education Department-Iowa State University, November 1977.

Pals, Douglas A. and Harold R. Crawford, "Roles and Responsibilities of Selected Agencies and Groups in Providing In-Service Education for Vocational Agriculture Instructors of Iowa." The Journal the American Association of Teacher Educators in Agriculture. Vol. 2 1, no. 1, March 1980, pp 26-31.

Lindahl, Thomas J. and Harold R. Crawford, "Perceived Qualifications and Professional Competencies Needed by Postsecondary Agriculture Teachers." The Journal of the American Association of Teacher Educators in Agriculture. Vol. 21, no. 1, March 1980, pp 46,52, 56.

Crawford, Harold R., "Agricultural Education Standards." Voc Ed. Vol. 56, no. 2, March 1982, pp 35-36.

Crawford, Harold R., "How Agricultural Education Drafted Standards." School Show 1982, pp 51-52.

Woolley, D.G. and H. R. Crawford, "An Off-campus Graduate Program in Agriculture at Iowa State University." Journal of Agricultural Education. Vol. 16, no. 2, Fall 1987, pp 88-90.

Miller, Bruce E. and Harold R. Crawford, "Participant Motivation in Off-campus Agriculture Programs at Iowa State University." National Agricultural Education Research Meeting -- Proceedings Seventeenth Annual Meeting, November 30, 1990, pp 46-52.