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Joshua Bledsoe

State Agricultural Education Leader

State FFA Advisor

4158 Broughton Hall


An accomplished professional with more than 25 years of experience in education and non-profit environments known for a focused and strategic approach with attention to quality delivery. A dynamic leader committed to growth, service, and helping others experience success.

Programs and Initiatives

  • NC FFA Center Management
  • NC Agricultural Education Grant Administration
  • Lead the Agricultural Education/FFA State Staff Team
  • Provide leadership to high school and middle school agriculture teachers and programs in North Carolina
  • Lead program planning, curriculum development and in-service education of agriculture teachers
  • Provide nonprofit administration to the NC FFA Association

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Professional Honors/Offices/Recognitions

  • 2021 – Outstanding State Supervisor Award, National Association of Supervisors of Agricultural Education
  • 2013 – Arkansas FFA Honorary State Degree
  • 2003 – CALS Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, NC State University
  • 2003 – Honorary American FFA Degree
  • 2002 – North Carolina FFA Honorary State Degree


BS NC State University

MS NC State University

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Agricultural Education Program Development and Leadership
  • Youth Development
  • Educational Leadership
  • Non-profit Administration and Leadership