Carl Edgar Beeman



  • Born in Martin Mississippi, June 26, 1935
  • Graduated high school in Martin
  • Graduated with BS in Ag, Mississippi State Univ., 1957
  • Graduated with Masters Degree, MSU, 1961
  • Graduated with PhD in Ag Ed, Cornell Univ., 1967
  • Joined faculty of the Univ. of Fl, Ag Ed., 1967
  • Promoted to department chair, 1975
  • Served as Pres. of the Florida Assoc. of Voc. & Adult Teacher Educators from 1975 to 2000
  • Served as Pres. of American Assoc. of Teacher Edu. in Ag 1984
  • Served as President of NVATA, 1986-87
  • Served as President of FVA, 1989-90
  • Served as Chief Marshall, UF Commencement ceremonies for over 25 years
  • Received the FFA Honorary State Farmer Degree, 1973
  • Received the FFA Honorary American Farmer Degree, 1982
  • Earned the Southern Region Outstanding Service Award, NVATA, 1987 & 89
  • Retired in 2001
  • INDUCTED INTO THE FLORIDA FFA HALL OF FAME, 2008