Kitchel, T. (2021). The search for relevance. Journal of Agricultural Education, 62(3), 1-8.https://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2021.03001
Dr. Tracy Kitchel presented the 2020 AAAE Distinguished Lecture as an online presentation thatincluded break-out room discussions during the Annual Meeting of the American Association forAgricultural Education (AAAE) hosted virtually in May 2021. The 2020 Annual Meeting of AAAEmoved to a virtual format and was modified shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020; onemodification included moving the 2020 Distinguished Lecture to the 2021 Annual Meeting of AAAE.The article is a philosophical work based upon the author’s experiences in the profession and as ahigher education administrator.