Kellie Enns, Program Director and associate professor in agricultural education has a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Washington State University and received her Master of Agriculture degree and Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Colorado State University. Kellie is passionate about teaching and learning, and program development, which can maximize student experiences. Her husband, Mark, also works at CSU, and they have two young children who are being raised as dedicated Ram Fans. The Enns raise Angus cattle and love living and working at Colorado State University. Kellie serves as the primary advisor to the undergraduate degree program and the master’s in agriculture teacher development degree program.
Michael Martin is an assistant professor of agricultural education, and focuses on agricultural literacy. He did his undergraduate and master’s work at the University of Illinois, and his Ph.D. at the University of Missouri in agricultural education and history. Michael’s research focus includes improving program outcomes in agricultural literacy, diversity in agriculture, and understanding differing agricultural ideologies and views. He serves as the primary advisor to the graduate degree programs in agricultural education and to agricultural literacy undergraduate degree
Nathan Clark is an instructor in agricultural education at CSU. Nathan hails from Michigan and focuses his attention on production agriculture, and skills-based classes in agricultural. Nathan has his undergraduate degree in agriscience from Michigan State University, completed his agricultural education teacher licensure requirements as a post-bachelor student at the University of Arizona, and has a Master of Agriculture degree in the teacher development concentration from Colorado State University. His teaching focus is on experiential education.
Dessa Watson, instructor in extension education, has a bachelor’s in agricultural extension education from Colorado State University and enjoyed the program work so much she continued on to receive a Master of Agricultural Extension Education from CSU. Dessa is a former 4-H/Youth Development Extension Agent for CSU in Rio Blanco County, which furthered her love of all things extension programming, 4-H, and all that Colorado State University has to offer. Dessa’s husband, Brett, is a big game outfitter and together they have two awesome children. They have a small herd of Corriente cows, horses, and an assortment of other farm critters that Dessa likes to take to town for educational purposes.
Holli Campbell, instructor in extension education, grew up on a dairy farm in western Michigan, where she was very involved in both 4-H and Future Farmers of America. She received her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University in agricultural economics, and worked in an agricultural nonprofit following graduation. She also held positions with Marriott Hotels in sales and event management. She received her Master of Education from the University of Georgia, and was an agriculture education teacher and FFA advisor for two years before becoming the County Extension Director and 4-H Agent in Broomfield, Colorado.