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Tyson Sorensen

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Agricultural Systems Technology & Education

Agricultural Education, Teacher Education

Assistant Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Science Education, (Agricultural Education), Oregon State University, 2015
Agriculture Teachers' Work and Family Domain Characteristics, Work-Family Conflict, and Turnover Intentions: A National Study
MS, Agricultural Systems Technology, (Agricultural Education), Utah State University, 2005
Inservice Needs and Perceived Competencies of Utah Secondary Agricultural Education Instructors
BS, Agricultural Education, Utah State University, 2004


Biography

Tyson is an Assistant Professor of Agricultural Education with a Ph.D. earned from Oregon State University in 2015.

Teaching Interests

Agricultural Education

Research Interests

Assessing the need for a sufficient scientific and professional workforce through school-based agricultural education. Focus on: Teacher attrition and retention, diversified teacher recruitment, the work-family interface, teacher competence and professional development, STEM illumination within SBAE, and student career preparation


Contact Information

Office Hours: By appointment
Go toOffice Location: ASTE 111
DialPhone: 435-797-5741
SendEmail: tyson.sorensen@usu.edu

Awards

Journal of Agricultural Education 2nd runner-up: Outstanding Journal Article for Volume 57, 2017

Journal of Agricultural Education; American Association for Agricultural Education

Journal of Agricultural Education runner-up: Outstanding Journal Article for Volume 57, 2017

Journal of Agricultural Education; American Association for Agricultural Education

Most Outstanding Research Paper, 2017

American Association for Agricultural Education

Secondary Education Outstanding Supervisor Award for 2016-2017, 2017

Utah State University, School of Teacher Education and Leadership

1st Place- Outstanding Research Poster, 2015

Western Region, American Association for Agricultural Education

Distinguished Manuscript Award, 2015

Western Region, American Association for Agricultural Education

Distinguished Manuscript Award, 2015

Western Region, American Association for Agricultural Education

Graduate Student Teaching Award, 2015

North American Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)

Distinguished Manuscript Award, 2015

American Association for Agricultural Education

Distinguished Manuscript Award, 2015

American Association for Agricultural Education

Distinguished Manuscript Award, 2014

Western Region, American Association for Agricultural Education

Outstanding Research Presentation Award, 2014

Western Region, American Association for Agricultural Education

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Fact Sheets

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Curriculum

        • Lawver, R.G, Sorensen, T., (2016). Utah Agricultural Education Natural Resources Science I and II Curriculum Library. Utah State Board of Education *
        • Sorensen, T., Lawver, R.G, Lucas, M., Dutton, C., Dalling, C., (2016). Utah Curriculum for Agricultural Education. *

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Journal Articles

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - MultiMedia

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Technical Reports

              Other Reports

            • Sorensen, T., McKim, A.J, (2017). CAFPPP Macenta (Republic of Guinea) Institutional Assessment and Strategic Plan: Final Report. . USAID and Winrock International Technical Report *

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

                Magazine/Trade Publication

              • Cromer, A., Sorensen, T., (2017). Investing in your career: Building career wealth through professional development in the early stages of the career. The Agricultural Education Magazine *

              * Has not been peer reviewed

              Scheduled Teaching

              ASTE 5500 - Agricultural Education Secondary Curriculum Seminar, Spring 2017

              ASTE 4300 - Clinical Experience II in Agricultural Education, Spring 2017

              ASTE 3620 - Managing the FFA and SAE Programs, Spring 2017

              TEE 3200 - Methods of Teaching Engineering and Technology Education I, Spring 2017

              ASTE 3240 - Teaching in Laboratory Settings, Spring 2017

              ASTE 4300 - Clinical Experience II in Agricultural Education, Fall 2016

              USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Fall 2016

              USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Fall 2016

              ASTE 2710 - Orientation to Agriculture Education, Fall 2016

              ASTE 5550 - Continuing Education in Agricultural Education, Summer 2016

              ASTE 6450 - Graduate Topics in Agricultural Education, Summer 2016

              USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Summer 2016

              ASTE 5500 - Agricultural Education Secondary Curriculum Seminar, Spring 2016

              ASTE 3620 - Managing the FFA and SAE Programs, Spring 2016

              ASTE 3240 - Teaching in Laboratory Settings, Spring 2016

              USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Fall 2015

              USU 1350 - Integrated Life Science, Fall 2015

              ASTE 2710 - Orientation to Agriculture Education, Fall 2015


              Extension

              Leadership Through the 21st Century, 2016 - Ongoing

              Graduate Students Mentored

              Colton Marble, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, October 2017
              Shyanne Ovard, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2017
              Ashley Cromer, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, July 2016
              Kelby Howard, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, June 2016 - September 2017