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Faculty Biography | Russell Agne

Russell Agne

Russell AgneProfessor Emeritus

Contact Information:
110 Country Club Drive E S. Burlington, VT 05403
802 863 5304

Russell Agne is Professor of Education Emeritus in The Department of Education at The University of Vermont. He taught elementary and secondary science methods courses for K-12 teachers, conducted professional development courses and workshops for hundreds of Vermont teachers, collaborated with CESS and UVM colleagues in NSF and other external grants, held several UVM and CESSS administrative positions, published widely in professional journals and contributed to state, national and international education policy development. Professor Agne is currently Adjunct Professor in Education at Saint Michael's College.

Areas of Expertise:

Curriculum and Instruction; Educational Policy; Leadership; Teacher Education; Technology and Learning

  • Curriculum and Instruction: Science and environmental focused teaching and curriculum development in grades K-12; teacher and administrator professional development; preservice and inservice licensure policy; ROPA Review process; UVM graduate student advisement;instructional practice; development of funding proposal development for external grants; the influence of standards based requirements for charting student progress


Selected Publications

  • Agne, R. (2006) Sustainability in Vermont's K-12 Standards Based Curriculum Framework, in The International Journal of Environmental , Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Volume 1 No. 1, Common Ground Publishing, Australia No. 1  [abstract]
  • Agne, R., Clarke, J.H. (2002) Interdisciplinary High School Learning in an Information Age (book chapter). The College Board
  • Agne, R., Clarke, J. H. (1997) Interdisciplinary High School Teaching: Strategies for Intgegrated Learning, Allyn and Bacon
  • Agne, R. (1987) "Teaching Strategies for Presenting Ethical Dilemmas" in Ethics and Social Responsibility in Science Education, Permagon Press, Oxford. England

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)