Edward "Ed" Osborne



  • Born in Roanoke, Virginia
  • Graduated fron Independence High School, Independence, VA, 1971
  • Graduated from Virginia Tech, BS, 1975, MS, 1979
  • Graduated from Ohio State University, PhD, 1982
  • Taught at James River High School, Buchanan, VA, 1975-79
  • Instructor, Virginia Tech, 1979-80
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Ohio State, 1980-82
  • Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Illinois, 1982-96
  • Professor and Chair, Agricultural Edu. and Communications Dept., University of Florida, 1997-present
  • State FFA Vice President, Virginia, 1971-72
  • Honorary State FFA Degree, Illinois, 1986
  • Honorary State FFA Degree, Florida 2003
  • Honorary American FFA Degree, 1991