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Department of Career and Technology Education

Grinstead 120
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4452
Dr. Bart Washer, Chair



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Dr. Larae Watkins

Assistant Professor Dr. Larae Watkins
Career and Technology Education
Co-Director, Missouri Center for Career Education

Office: Off Campus
Email: lwatkins@ucmo.edu

 

Education
Ph.D., Comprehensive Vocational Education - Policy & Leadership, The Ohio State University
M.S., Agricultural Education, The Ohio State University
B.S., Horticulture, The Ohio State University
B.S., Agricultural Education, The Ohio State University

 

Classes Regularly Taught
Technical Writing
Current Issues in CTE
Introduction to Research Methods
CTE Policy Seminar

 

Professional Experience
Assistant Professor, Career and Technology Education, University of Central Missouri, 2000-2003, 2013-Present
Co-Director, Missouri Center for Career Education, 2011-Present
Associate Director/Coordinator, Missouri Center for Career Education, 2003-2011
Grant Program Manager, Northern Virginia Community College, 1999-2000
Acting Director/Coordinator, Extended Campus, University of Central Missouri, 1995-1998
Senior Business Systems Analyst, Nationwide Insurance IPO, 1993-1995

 

Professional Memberships
Association for Career & Technical Education (ACTE)
Association for Career & Technical Education Research (ACTER)
Missouri Association of Career & Technical Education (MoACTE)
Missouri Council for Career & Technical Administrators (MCCTA)
North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)
Phi Delta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi