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Mollie Aschenbrener

Aschenbrener, Mollie
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California State University, Chico
College of Agriculture
400 West First Street
Chico, CA 95929-0310

Program involvement
Agricultural Education Master's Degree - Instructor


After teaching agricultural science at Paso Robles (Calif.) High School for eleven years, Mollie Aschenbrener left to attend the University of Missouri. She completed her doctorate in agricultural education. Her research interests include teacher education, creativity, effective teaching, and leadership.

Aschenbrener grew up in Oregon where she was involved in the FFA program. After spending one year in the rain at Oregon State University, she transferred to Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where she earned her bachelor's degree in agricultural business and her master's degree in agricultural education. She has been married to her husband, Sean, since 1996, and they have four children.


Ph.D. in Agricultural Education, University of Missouri, 2008
M.S. in Agricultural Education, California Polytechnic State University, 1997
B.S. in Agricultural Business, California Polytechnic State University, 1993