Curriculum vitae – John D. (J.D.) Baser

John D. (J.D.) Baser, Jr., M.A.

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Instructor—Agricultural Education

Johnson 249, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6420

(509) 335-2846 (office) or (509) 751-2493 (cellular)

jbaser@wsu.edu

Curriculum Vitae – John D. (J.D.) Baser, Jr. M.A (pdf)

Education

  • 2005 – M.A., Educational Administration, Washington State University
  • 1994 – B.S., Agricultural Education, Washington State University
  • 1991 – A.A., Agriculture Sciences Walla Walla Community College

Professional Experience

  • 2011 – Present, Instructor in Agricultural Education/Agricultural Technology and Management Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University
    My primary responsibilities include teaching courses in mechanics that focus on welding, conventional machining, and small engines maintenance and repair. Additionally, I instruct courses that focus on training pre-service agricultural educators. My main emphasis area is basic mechanics and shop safety, but I also emphasize professionalism, lesson planning, pedagogy, and pre-service teacher self-reflection. I advise students who are seeking a degree in Agricultural Education.
  • 2009 – 2011, Principal at Whitman Elementary (Preschool-Grade 6)
    Lewiston Public Schools #1, Lewiston, ID
  • 1999 – 2009, Agricultural Education Teacher/FFA Advisor (Grades 9-12)
    Pomeroy School District #110, Pomeroy, WA
  • 1994 – 1999, Agricultural Education Teacher/FFA Advisor (Grades 9-12)
    Mount Baker School District #507, Deming, WA

Grants, Awards, and Donations

  • 2017 – Principal contact and investigator for acquisition of 350 Briggs and Stratton short blocks for distribution to regional Agricultural Education teachers. The value of this donation to teachers from Briggs and Stratton to Washington State University was $54,155.
  • 2017 – Excellence in Advising Award nomination
  • 2016 – Faculty recognition by WSU Football team for excellence in teaching (tour of football operations, met with team, watched practice, met with athletics advisors, and attended a game).
  • 2016 – Principal contact and investigator for acquisition of 396 Kohler vertical shaft engines for distribution to Washington Agricultural Education teachers. The value of this donation to teachers from Kohler to Washington State University was $99,000.
  • 2015 – Principal contact and investigator for acquisition of 475 Briggs and Stratton short blocks for distribution to Washington Agricultural Education teachers. The value of this donation to teachers from Briggs and Stratton to Washington State University was $73,500.
  • 2015 – Principal contact and investigator for acquisition of 5 Briggs and Stratton short blocks for instruction of AGTM 310 (Outdoor Power/Small Gas Engines).  The value of this donation from Briggs and Stratton to Washington State University was $770.
  • 2014 – Principal contact and investigator for acquisition of 130 Briggs and Stratton engines for distribution to Washington Agricultural Education teachers. The value of this donation from Briggs and Stratton to Washington State University was $72,670.
  • 2014 – Principal contact and investigator for acquisition of 30 Briggs and Stratton engines for instruction of AGTM 310 (Outdoor Power/Small Gas Engines). The value of this donation from Briggs and Stratton to Washington State University was $15,970.
  • 2013 – Principal contact and investigator for acquisition of 192 Briggs and Stratton engines for distribution to Washington Agricultural Education teachers. The value of this donation from Briggs and Stratton to Washington State University was $35,000.
  • 2013 – Co-authored successful grant application submitted to Washington State FFA Foundation and Lincoln Electric Company for LaCrosse High School. The value of this grant was $600 for a SP 140T MIG Welder.
  • 2012 – Principal contact and investigator for acquisition of a variety of cutters, arbors, grinding stones, and machining equipment from Columbia Basin College (CBC). The value of this donation from CBC to Washington State University was $2,500.
  • 2012 – Principal contact and investigator for acquisition of 25 Kohler engines for instruction of AGTM 310 (Outdoor Power/Small Gas Engines). The value of this donation from Kohler Company to Washington State University was $8,125.
  • 2012 – District VI Outstanding Service to Agricultural Education Award

Presentations

Regional Invited

  • 2017 – Baser, J.D. Updates of program in Agricultural Education at Washington State University. Washington Association of Agricultural Educators Conference, Moses Lake, WA.
  • 2016 – Baser, J.D. Updates of program in Agricultural Education at Washington State University. Washington Association of Agricultural Educators Conference, Pasco, WA.
  • 2015 – Baser, J.D. and Candis Carraway. Career opportunities in agriculture today. Washington Agriculture Leadership Exposition (WALE), Washington State FFA Association and Washington FFA Foundation, Prosser, WA.
  • 2015 – Baser, J.D. Updates of program in Agricultural Education at Washington State University. Washington Association of Agricultural Educators Conference, Silverdale, WA.
  • 2014 – Baser, J.D. Updates of program in Agricultural Education at Washington State University. Washington Association of Agricultural Educators Conference, Spokane, WA.
  • 2013 – Baser, J.D. Updates of program in Agricultural Education at Washington State University. Washington Association of Agricultural Educators Conference, Wenatchee, WA.
  • 2012 – Baser, J.D., Andrea Cox, and Michael Swan. Updates of programs in CAHNRS and Agricultural Education at Washington State University. Washington Association of Agricultural Educators Conference, Bellingham, WA.

Service

Committees – Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

  • 2017 – Member, Search Committee for Assistant/Associate Professor of Agricultural Education
  • 2014 – Present – Member, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Scholarship Selection Committee
  • 2012 – Present – Coordinator, State FFA Agronomy Career Development Event at WSU
  • 2012 – Present – Coordinator, State FFA Convention Events at WSU
  • 2011 – Present –  Faculty Advisor, Agricultural Education Club, WSU
  • 2014 – Member, Search Committee for Assistant/Associate Professor of Agricultural Education
  • 2013 – Chair, Search Committee for Assistant/Associate Professor of Agricultural Education

Committees – College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS)

  • 2016 – CAHNRS Faculty Internship Review Board
  • 2013 – 2014 -CAHNRS Scholarship Selection Committee
  • 2012 – Aggie of the Year Selection Committee
  • 2012 – Search Committee for AFS/IPS Academic Program Coordinator
  • 2012 – Search Committee for MS in Agriculture Academic Program Coordinator

Committees – College of Education

  • 2015 – Present – College of Education Master’s in Teaching Admission Committee
  • 2013 – Present – Teacher Education Committee
  • 2013 – Present – College of Education Teacher Admission Committee

Committees – Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

  • 2014 – Present – Assistant Building Coordinator for Engineering Laboratory Building 900

Recruitment – CAHNRS and Agricultural Education

  • 2011 – Present – High school visitations and contact with Agricultural Educators
  • 2011 – Present – Phone contact, e-mail, and provide recruitment letters to potential agricultural education majors via CAHNRS recruitment leads

Workshops

  • 2017 – Coordinator for WSU/WAAE Teacher In-service symposium
    I served as the lead for an in-service offering at Columbia Basin Technical Skill Center on June 24. Small Gas Engines had 21 participants who were allocated 377 Kohler vertical shaft engines. Participants used the curriculum I developed to completely disassemble and reassemble new engines.
  • 2016 – Coordinator for WSU/WAAE Teacher In-service symposium
    I served as the lead for in-service offering at Walla Walla Community College and Columbia Basin College on June 23-24. Small Gas Engines had 13 participants who were allocated 450 Briggs and Stratton short blocks and a complete disassembly and reassembly curriculum. The machining and welding in-services I coordinated at Columbia Basin College had 18 participants.
  • 2015 – Coordinator for WSU/WAAE Teacher In-service symposium
    I served as the lead for in-service offering in Bremerton on June 26-27. Small Gas Engines had 11 participants who were allocated 125 Briggs and Stratton engines and a complete disassembly and reassembly curriculum.
  • 2014 – Coordinator for WSU/WAAE Teacher In-service symposium
    I served as the lead for in-service offering at WVC campus on June 27-28. Meats Career Development Event training had 12 participants.
  • 2013 – Coordinator for WSU/WAAE Teacher In-service symposiums
    I served as the lead for in-service offering at WSU campus on June 21-22. Small Gas Engines had 12 participants who were allocated 192 Briggs and Stratton engines. Pork 300 had 22 participants.
  • 2012 – 2013 – Blue Mountain Principals Association In-service Coordinator
    I served as the lead organizer for State Standard, SolidWorks, and industry contact workshop and field day.
  • 2012 – Coordinator for WSU and Bellingham Technical College Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding Bootcamp
    I served as the lead contact and organizer for a TIG welding in-service with 17 participants.

Meetings, Conferences, Seminars, Courses

  • 2011 – 2017 – Washington Association of Agricultural Educators (WAAE) Fall Executive Meeting*
  • 2012 – 2017 – Washington Association of Agricultural Educators (WAAE) Spring Executive Meeting*
  • 2012 – 2017 – Washington Association of Agricultural Educators (WAAE) Summer Conference*
  • 2013 – Support Personnel, National FFA Convention Agronomy Career Development Event

*Presented at meeting

Continuing Education

  • 2017- Stihl 101 Silver Training
  • 2017 – Curriculum for Agriscience Education (CASE) Affiliate Professor
  • 2016 – Stihl 101 Bronze Training
  • 2014 – Departmental Exceptions Zzusis training
  • 2014 – Building Coordinator training for Engineering Laboratory Building 900
  • 2014 – Angel 101 training for transition to Blackboard
  • 2013 – WSU Purchasing Card Training and Advanced Course for Cardholders and Reconcilers. Completed four hours of training for the Purchasing Card (PCard) Program at WSU. Training included policy, management of accounts, running reconciliation reports.
  • 2013 Torchmate Cutting Systems use and product line tutorial. Training included product purchase, set-up, and use.
  • 2012 – WSU and BTC TIG Welding Bootcamp. Organized and attended Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding clinic held at Bellingham Technical College.
  • 2011 – WSU Advisor Training by the Center for Advising and Career Development (CACD). Completed Advising 101, 102, and 103.

Teaching

Courses (I = number of semesters taught in a year)

  • AGED 110
    Introduction to Agricultural Education, 2 credits (50%), I 2016 (19) – Requirements for becoming an agricultural teacher and roles of an agricultural teacher.
  • AGTM/ENGR 201
    Metal Fabrication, 3 credits, II 2012 (30); III 2013 (44); III 2014 (44); II 2015 (24); III 2016(46); II 2017 (20) – Basic welding, metal fabrication, and machining safety and application.
  • AGTM/ENGR 202
    Welding, 1 credit, I 2015 (2); I 2016 (4); I 2017 (2) – Basic welding safety and application with Arc, MIG, and TIG.
  • AGTM/ENGR 203
    Machining, 1 credit, I 2015 (1); I 2017 (1) – Machining safety and application.
  • AGTM/ENGR 204
    Metal Fabrication, 1 credit, I 2015 (1) – Metal fabrication, cutting, and safety.
  • AGTM 310
    Small Engines/Outdoor Power, 3 credits, I 2012 (15); I 2013 (16); I 2014 (14); I 2015 (9); I 2016 (17) – Updated curriculum in Fall 2016 to include complete disassembly and reassembly of new Kohler vertical shaft engines that I acquired for the laboratory. Included updates and creation of PowerPoint slides and written coursework. In 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2016 I added an extra lab section for students who could not fit the lab section in their schedule. I taught lab six hours per week in two sections, rather than one three-hour section.
  • AGTM 402
    Methods in Teaching Agricultural Mechanics, 3 credits, I 2012 (12); I 2013 (8); I 2014 (7); I 2015 (5); I 2016 (6) – Maintenance, lesson planning, and curriculum implementation in mechanics.
  • AGED 407
    Student Teaching in Agricultural Education, 8 credits, II 2012 (4); II 2013 (10); II 2014 (5); II 2015 (10); II 2016 (5) – Supervision of pre-service teachers in Agricultural Education.
  • AGED 430
    Reinforcing Core Academics in Agricultural Education, 4 credits, I 2017 (5) – Foundations of successful preparation and presentation of inquiry-based instruction in agricultural education.
  • AGTM 444
    Agricultural Technology and Management Teaching Practicum, 1 credit, II 2013 (5); II 2014 (7); II 2015 (5); II 2016 (6) – Laboratory teaching support and instruction.
  • AGTM 481
    Agricultural Technology and Management Independent Research, variable credit, I 2012(2); II 2013 (1); I 2016 (1)
  • ME 483
    Topics in Mechanical Engineering, variable credit, II 2012 (2); I 2014 (2)
  • AGED 497
    Internship in Agricultural Education, variable credits, I 2014 (3); I 2015 (3); II 2016 (2)
  • AGTM 499
    Agricultural Technology and Management Special Problems, variable credit, II 2013 (6); II 2014 (4); II 2015 (5); I 2016 (1) – Field experience.
  • AGRI 702
    Masters Directed Study and or Exam, variable credit, II 2013 (7); II 2015 (1)

Advising

Master’s Committee Member

  • 2015 – 2017 Kristina Knebel (Peterschick), M.S. in Agriculture
  • 2015 – Present Amanda Lindworth (Mattingly), M.S. in Agriculture
  • 2015 – 2017 Tammy Brandvold (Bennett), M.S. in Agriculture
  • 2014 – 2017 Hannah Donaldson, Master’s in Teaching
  • 2014 – 2016 Steve Hayter, M.S. in Agriculture (co-chair)
  • 2014 – 2016 Elizabeth Rider (Grinde), Master’s in Teaching
  • 2014 – 2015 Jacklyn Phillips, M.S. in Horticulture
  • 2013 – 2015 Todd Hargrave, Master’s in Teaching
  • 2013 – 2014 Kelly Atterberry, M.S. in Horticulture (left committee)
  • 2012 – 2014 Ryan Burtchett, M.S. in Agriculture
  • 2013 – 2014 Erika Studeman, Master’s in Teaching
  • 2012 – 2013 Kyle Hurley, M.S. in Agriculture
  • 2012 – 2013 Josh Krieg, M.S. in Agriculture (co-chair)
  • 2011 – 2013 Stacy Lischke, M.S. in Agriculture (co-chair)

Undergraduate Advisees in Agricultural Education (Primary Advisor)

  • 2016 – Present Olivia Abbott
  • 2016 – Present Annetta Cardin
  • 2016 – Present Mack Hopkins
  • 2016 – 2017 McKenzie Long (withdrew)
  • 2016 – Present Isabelle Phillips
  • 2016 – Present Melissa Rauch
  • 2016 – 2017 Dane Schwartz (changed major to animal science)
  • 2016 – Present Emily Speed
  • 2016 – Present Isobel Sweet
  • 2016 – Present Maya Wahl
  • 2016 – Present Audrey Williams
  • 2015 – Present Megan Miller
  • 2014 – 2015 Gabby Torres (withdrew)
  • 2015 Todd Scott (withdrew)
  • 2014 – Present Tyler Jenks
  • 2014 – Present Reni Lucido
  • 2014 – Present Fiona Jorgensen
  • 2014 – Present Colter Garcia
  • 2014 – Present Danika Campos (change of major AGTM)
  • 2014 – 2016 Megan Blyzka
  • 2014 – Present Jacklyn Bennett
  • 2014 – Present Molly Aberle
  • 2014 – 2015 Sheridan Lantz (change of major to animal science)
  • 2013 – 2015 Hailey Loid (change of major to animal science)
  • 2013 – 2014 Chelsea Hill (change of major it IPS)
  • 2013 – 2015 Savanna Witter (change of major AGTM)
  • 2013 – 2017 Shania Simons
  • 2013 – 2017 Jesse White
  • 2013 – 2016 Michalla Maupin
  • 2013 – 2016 Mia Thomsen (Feil)
  • 2013 – 2016 Gavin Voelckers
  • 2013 – 2016 Hannah Symonds
  • 2012 – 2016 Evan Gray (AGTM)
  • 2013 – 2015 Randy Zerger (change of major)
  • 2012 – 2015 Allie Kiehn
  • 2012 – 2015 Austin Baker
  • 2012 – 2015 Michelle Burns
  • 2012 – 2015 Carissa Corrigan
  • 2012 – 2015 Jessica DeBoer
  • 2012 – 2015 Rebekah Fuller
  • 2012 – 2015 Travis Hoyle
  • 2012 – 2015 Brianna Tasker
  • 2012 – 2015 Cheryl Thonney
  • 2012 – 2015 Elizabeth Nelsen
  • 2012 – 2014 Katie Wood (Nickels)
  • 2012 – 2014 Katie Vetter
  • 2012 – 2014 Amanda Lindworth (Mattingly)
  • 2012 – 2014 Jennifer Crane

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • 1994 – Present – National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE)
  • 1994 – Present  Washington Association of Agricultural Educators (WAAE)
  • 1999 – Present – Junior Livestock of Show of Spokane-Board of Trustees; Executive Board of Directors (2007 – 2011)
  • 2011 – Present –  Association of Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
  • 2013 – 2014 – WSU Academic Advising Association (ACADA)
  • 2011 – 2013 – Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) Advisory Committee
  • 2013 – Washington State Grange Legislative Handbook Editing Committee-Education