Curtis Borne, Ph.D.

  • College: College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology
  • Department: Agricultural Sciences Academic Department
  • Title: Professor of Agricultural Education
  • Associated Majors and Graduate Programs: Agricultural Education
  • bornec@fvsu.edu

DR. CURTIS J. BORNE

Agricultural Education Program Coordinator
Professor of Agricultural Education

1005 State University
106 Alva Tabor building
Fort Valley, GA  31030
Phone: 478.825.6882
Fax: 478.827.3062
bornec@fvsu.edu

EDUCATION

Louisiana State University
Ph.D., Agricultural Education, 1988
Major: Agricultural Education
Minor: Animal Science (Equine Reproductive Physiology)

Louisiana State University
M.S., Agricultural Education, 1981
Major: Vocational Agricultural Education
Minor: Vocational Guidance

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
B.S.., Agricultural Education, 1974
Major: Vocational Agricultural Education
Minor: Science

SPECIAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Fort Valley State University, Regents’ Distinguished Professor of Teaching and Learning
    May 1, 1997 to June 30, 1999
    This professorship was funded by the Board of Regents to recognize excellence in teaching and learning. Resulted in faculty and staff training sessions on the use of multimedia software and GSAMS instruction.
  • Fort Valley State University, Title III Distinguished Professor of Technology
    May 1, 1997 to October 30, 1999
    Title III provided matching funds for the regents’ professorship. Title III funds were used to set up the Model Technology Classroom.
  • Named John W. Davison Outstanding Faculty Member for 2004 – 2005.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Fort Valley State University, Professor, 1999 –
  • Fort Valley State University, Coordinator, Agricultural Education Program, 1990 -2016
    Advisor 2016 –
  • Fort Valley State College, Associate Professor, 1994 – 1999
  • Fort Valley State College, Coordinator, Assistant Professor, 1988 – 1994
  • St. Pius X Catholic School, Science Teacher Associate, 1986 – 1988
  • Louisiana State University, Teaching Assistant, 1985 – 1986
  • Rayne High School, Agriculture Department Head, 1974 – 1985
    (Lead instructor for Animal Science and Agricultural Mechanics)

COURSES TAUGHT

Fort Valley State University:

  • AGED 2821 Youth Leadership Development
  • AENT 2812 Farm Power and Machinery Technology
  • AENT 2803 Wood and Metal Technology
  • AENT 3803 Buildings and Related Structures
  • AGED 3843 Forestry for Teachers
  •  AGRI 1801 Agricultural Orientation
  •  ITEC 2120 Intro to Instructional Technology
  • AGED 3823 Curriculum Development & Program Planning
  •  AGED 4821 Assessment Seminar
  • AGED 4883 Methods of Teaching Agriculture
  • AGED 4895 Directed Teaching/Seminar
  • AGED 4823 Teaching Internship I
  • AGED 4923 Teaching Internship II
  • AGED 4823 Teaching Internship I
  • EDMG 5623 Methods/Problems of Teaching Middle Grades

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Diversity in Agriculture Education
  • Teacher preparation and teaching effectiveness
  • Agriscience and Biotechnology classroom teaching models
  • Distance learning technology
  • Attitudes about and knowledge of biotechnology in food production

MODELING BEST PRACTICES IN SCHOLARSHIP

Borne, C. (1989-2004) “Teacher Workshops”
Funded for an average of $2,000.00 per year by the Georgia Vocational Staff Development Consortium

Carter, J. and Borne, C. (2006) “Outdoor Forestry Classroom”
Funded for $107,000.00 by USDA

Borne, C. (2010 – 2014) “Toyota Motors USA and National FFA Foundation Diversity in Agriculture Project”
Funded for $100, 000 per year with average of $10,000 for FVSU and $25,000 for 3 partner high schools

PUBLICATIONS

Borne, C. (2013) AENT 2803 “Wood and Metal Technology ebook” Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.

Borne, C. (2013) AGED 2821 “Youth Leadership Development ebook” Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.

Borne, C. (2004-2010) AENT 2803 “Wood and Metal Technology CD” Collegiate FFA, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.

Borne, C. (2004-2011) AGED 2821 “Youth Leadership Development CD” Collegiate FFA, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.

Borne, C. (2004-2011) AENT 2812 “Farm Power and Machinery Technology CD” Collegiate FFA, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.

Borne, C. (20011) AENT 3803 “Buildings and Related Structures CD” Collegiate FFA, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

(2006 to present)

Borne, C. and Wilcox, T. (2013) “Alternative Energy” Research project conducted with Research Apprentice presented at closing ceremony. Fort Valley State University, Department of Agricultural Sciences, Fort Valley, GA.

Borne, C. (2013) “Want to Teach Ag Go to FVSU” presentation made at Southern States FFA Alumni Conference in Fort Valley, GA.

Borne, C. (2013) “Developing Quality Promotion and Tenure Portfolios Workshop” presentation made at Fort Valley State University.

Borne, C. and Waters, A. (2008) Attitudes About and Knowledge of Biotechnology in Food Production. Research project conducted with Research Apprentice presented during teacher workshop. Fort Valley State University, Department of Agricultural Instruction, Fort Valley, GA.

Borne, C. and Harris, O. (2007) Benefits of Pelleted Rations for 4-H and FFA Horse Showmen. Research project conducted with Research Apprentice presented at closing ceremony. Fort Valley State University, Department of Agricultural Instruction, Fort Valley, GA.

Bell, B., Bell, B., and Borne, C. (2006) Effectiveness of Tahitian Noni Juice as Nutritional Supplement for Horses. Research project conducted with Research Apprentice presented at closing ceremony. Fort Valley State University, Department of Agricultural Instruction, Fort Valley, GA.

Borne, C. and Nelson, C. (2006) Use of Farm Grown Oats for Horses. Research presentation and poster presentation at Professional Agricultural Workers Conference. Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL.

Borne, C. and Waters, A. (2008) Plant Extracts as Biopesticides Against Pests. Research project conducted with Research Apprentice presented during teacher workshop. Fort Valley State University, Department of Agricultural Instruction, Fort Valley, GA.

Borne, C. (2008) “Enhancing Diversity in Agricultural Education” presentation made at National MANRRS Conference in Denver Colorado.