Michael W Everett

Michael Everett

everettm@msu.edu
Telephone: 517-432-0292
Cellphone: 517-581-5888
Fax: 517-432-3597

Department of Community Sustainability

Professor of Practice / Undergraduate Program Coordinator / AFNRE M.A. Program Coordinator

Natural Resources Building
480 Wilson Road, Room 140
East Lansing, MI 48824

CV: File Download

Dr. Everett is a Professor of Practice, Adviser, and Internship Coordinator within the Department of Community Sustainability at Michigan State University.

Education

B.A. - Mathematics, Olivet College 

M.S. - Crop and Soil Science, Michigan State University 

Ph.D. - Community, Agriculture, Recreation, and Resource Studies, Michigan State University 

Michigan Professional Teaching Licensure (Mathematics/Agriscience)


Teaching

Dr. Everett has taught or is currently teaching the following courses in the Department of Community Sustainability and courses in collaboration with the College of Education. A list of prior and current courses taught by Dr. Everett can be found below along with the last semester taught and link to the course syllabus/handbook.

CSUS200 – Introduction to Sustainability (FS16)

CSUS265 – Exploring Environmental and Sustainability Issues and Policy Using Film (FS18)

CSUS301 – Community Engagement for Sustainability (FS17)

CSUS322 – Leadership of Community Sustainability (SS16)

CSUS330 – Organizational Management for Community Sustainability (SS19)

CSUS422 – Youth Leadership Theory and Practice (US18)

CSUS423 – Educational Theory and Application of Experiential Learning in ANR (US19)

CSUS430 – Non-Profit Organizational Management for Community Sustainability (FS19)

CSUS493 – Professional Internship for Community Sustainability – AFNRE (US19)

TE408 – Crafting Teaching Practices (SS17)

TE501 – Internship in Teaching Diverse Learners I (FS16)

TE502 – Internship in Teaching Diverse Learners II (SS17)

CSUS860 – Youth Leadership: Theory and Practice (US20)

CSUS861 – Educational Theory and Application of Experiential Learning in AFNR (US21)


Research

Dr. Everett’s research interests include the application of social-psychological theories to Conservation Education and Human Dimensions of Wildlife and Ecosystems. Additionally, Dr. Everett utilizes Teaching-as-Research (TAR) and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) to assist in the developmental process of teaching and learning for undergraduate classroom instruction. See Dr. Everett's CV for a list of publications, works in progress, and other artifacts.

Publications

Comparing Perceived Undergraduate and Programmatic Learning Outcomes in a Department of Community Sustainability


Administrative

Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Dr. Everett currently serves as the undergraduate program coordinator for the Department of Community Sustainability (CSUS). Programs within the department currently include Bachelor of Science degrees in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education, Environmental Studies and Sustainability and Sustainable Parks, Recreation and Tourism. Additionally, CSUS is the programmatic home for one minor (Sustainable Natural Resource Recreation Management). Currently the three majors and one minor have approximately 400 students.

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources M.A. Program Coordinator

Dr. Everett is also the program coordinator for the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education Master of Arts degree. This degree promoted to individuals interested in gaining additional education and knowledge in the realm of agriculture, food and natural resources from an educational perspective. Students interested in this program may have career goals in school-based agriculture education, Extension and various forms of non-formal education. This degree program is designed as a largely on-line program with limited instances of in-person learning and project presentation. A link to the programmatic website can be found at the following link: https://www.canr.msu.edu/csus/graduate/programs/afnre.


Advising

Dr. Everett’s assists students in the advising process. Michael's primary role in advising is assisting AFNRE students through their program. However, Dr. Everett also advises for students in the Environmental Studies and Sustainability and Sustainable Parks, Recreation and Tourism majors. The link to the advising page will assist students with questions about protocol for advising. http://www.canr.msu.edu/csus/undergraduate/advising.


Outreach

Dr. Everett holds chair roles for various Michigan FFA Career Development Events. These events include the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education CDE, Junior High Public Speaking, and Environmental Skills Contest. Michael also assists in judging a number of event in conjunction with the Michigan FFA Association.


Fun Facts

Dr. Everett was once a professional athlete. Mike competed on the AMA professional motorcycle racing circuit in 1992 and 1993. During the summer months he traveled to races across the midwest and east coast riding a 540cc Triumph Hillclimber. Additionally, during his undergraduate program, Mike was also a member Olivet College Comets football team where he handled the placekicking duties in 1990.

 

Resource Publications

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Education (AFNRE) Student Handbook

AFNRE Student Handbook

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Education (AFNRE) Student-Teaching Internship Handbook

AFNRE Student-Teaching Internship Handbook

MDE CTE Technical Toolkit

Technical Toolkit

Michigan Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources CDE

Michigan FFA AFNRE CDE Handbook

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