Leon A Sims



  • Born in Branford, Fl.
  • Graduated from Branford High School, Branford, FL. 1945
  • Graduated from University of Florida 1952, MAE 1955, Ed D 1966
  • Taught at High Springs High School, High Springs, Fl. 1955-1957
  • Taught at Santa Fe High School, Alachua, Fl. 1957-1960
  • Assistant Professor, Agriculture Education, University of Fl. 1962-1966
  • Assistant Director of Vocational Res. , Fla. Dept. of Education 1/66-7/66
  • Coordinator of Vocational Planning 1966-1968
  • Chief, Bureau of Vocational Planning & Budgets 1968-1978
  • Assistant Director, Division of Vocational Adult and Community Education 1978-1989
  • Research Associate at the Center for Needs Assessment and Planning, FSU 1989-2002
  • Student Body President Branford High School
  • State Farmer FFA Degree and American Farmer FFA Degree
  • Governors Committee for the Study of Florida Education for two Governors
  • Florida Vocational Hall of Fame
  • Project field consultant and review panelist for National Center for Vocational Education, Ohio State University
  • State FFA Farm Electrification Award
  • Senatorial Scholarship to University of Florida
  • Member of Alpha Gamma Rho
  • Member of Alpha Tau Alpha
  • Member of Gamma Sigma Delta
  • Member of Phi Delta Kappa