FFA ADVISOR

DAVID MELLOR
Agriscience Instructor/ FFA Advisor
25 - Years Teaching Experience
15 Years - Agricultural Industry Business Marketing & Management Experience

EDUCATION:
BS + 30 Michigan State University
Major #1: Agriculture & Natural Resources
Major #2: Education
Minor: Applied Sciences

MICHIGAN TEACHING CERTIFICATIONS
Professional Teaching Certificate
Endorsements:
  • DX - All Science Subjects Grades 6-12
  • HX - All Agriculture Subjects Grades 6-12
  • Grades 7-8 - All Subjects
  • Career & Technical Education Certificate
    • VA - Production Agriculture
NATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
  • National Council for Agriculture Education
    • National Teacher Trainer Certificate
      • Michigan Lead Teacher
        • Landscape, Lawn Care & Golf Course Management Curriculum
INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS
  • Kohler Industries, Kohler Wisconsin
    • Certified Factory Trained Technician-Small Engines
  • Kroger Foods Stores - Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Graduate - Management Training School
  • Chemlawn Services - Columbus, Ohio
    • Principles of Supervision
AWARDS
  • 2012 - HONORARY AMERICAN FFA DEGREE
  • Honorary Michigan FFA Degree
  • 2010 Educational Excellence Award - MASB
    • Michigan's Best - Science Program
  • Farm Bureau - Washtenaw County
    • Educator of the Year
NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION
  • National FFA Proficiency Award Judge 2005 to present
    • Landscape Management
    • Turfgrass Management
    • Nursery Management
    • Emerging Agricultural Technology
    • Diversified Horticulture
MICHIGAN FFA ASSOCIATION
  • Education Representaive - 2007 to present
    • Michigan Nursery/Landscape Career Development Event
  • State Proficiency Awards - Finalist/State Winner Judge
  • Region 2 Representative to Michigan FFA Board of Directors
CURRENT PLANT & ANIMAL RESEARCH
  • Improving the Growth Rate, Meat Quality & Health of Gallus domesticus using organic trace mineral supplementation
  • Brix Level Improvement of vegetables using organic trace minerals
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • MAAE - Michigan Association of Agriscience Educators
    • Legislative Committee
    • Finance Committee
     


 

 

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