The Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education is a social science unit in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech dedicated to advancing the priorities of the university and the college through applied social sciences, emphasizing teaching and learning in agriculture, leadership and social change, and community education and development Learn more about what ALCE can do for you.


Eric Kaufman


Eric Kaufman  received the Outstanding Educator Workshop, and Distinguished Teaching awards at the 2018 Association of Leadership Educators Conference.

Hannah H Scherer, Assistant Professor, Agricultural & Extension Education

Hannah Scherer

Hannah Scherer has been awarded the National Educator Award by the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA).