Tag Archives: Youth Development

We are leadership

  Leadership is a core element in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications. The programs and activities listed below are only a few examples of how we strive to foster leadership among the college, university, state, country and world. Leadership programs TALL and SALE-LE Programs The TALL /SALE-LE programs provide leadership opportunities and aim to enrich leadership skills. The TALL program hopes to help ensure effective understanding and encourage positive action on key issues, theories, policy and economics that will advance the agriculture industry. The SALE-LE… Read More →

A Commitment to the Future: ALEC, RPTS & Texas 4-H Partner to Impact Youth Development Programs

By: Mollie Lastovica Providing professionals in the youth development field with resources and training opportunities to engage in positive youth development, the Sequor Youth Development Initiative has made positive strides in securing a brighter future for the nation’s youth since 2009. Currently, three members of the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications faculty serve on the executive committee for the Sequor YDI. Professor Tim Murphey, Ph.D., Assistant Professor John Rayfield, Ed.D., and Assistant Professor Lori Moore, Ph.D., represent the department on the committee comprised of delegates from… Read More →

Gifted and Talented Students Become Licensed to Lead

By: Mollie Lastovica Assistant Professor Lori Moore, Ph.D., conducted a workshop in leadership with 16 Gifted and Talented students from across the state July 16-20 as a part of Texas A&M’s Youth Adventure Program, sponsored by the Department of Educational Psychology. Last year, Moore was asked if she would be interested in coordinating a course for the 2012 Youth Adventure Program by the program’s coordinator after she took one of Moore’s graduate level classes, ALEC 616. Moore agreed to facilitate the five-day course. “On the first day, we… Read More →