Biography: Dr. Arthur A. Parham received his Masters and his Ph.D. from the University of Wyoming. He has taught at the University since 1982 and has an additional 10 years of experience teaching secondary vocational agriculture in California. Dr. Parham has continually been recognized by the California Teachers Association with the Gold medal "Teacher of Teachers" award for the past six years consecutively. Dr. Parham consults on classroom and shop instructional methods. His research is related to the quality of pre-service training of Vocational Agriculture teachers in California. Dr. Parham has served the university for 19 years in several capacities, the last five serving as chairman of the Department of Animal Sciences & Agricultural Education.