John G. Cannon, Ph.D.
College of Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator, CTE Programs
Campus Locations: Boise
With UI Since 2008
Ph. D. in Career and Technical Education from Virginia Tech (2005)
Master's in Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1994)
Bachelor’s of Science in Agriculture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1990)
Alternative Career and Technical Education Teacher CertificationCTE/PTE Secondary Teacher Professional Development
Dr. Cannon grew up on a family farm in west-central Illinois. In high school, he was actively involved in FFA and 4-H. He received his bachelor's and master's degree from the University of Illinois before pursuing a career as a high school agriculture instructor and baseball coach. After five years in the high school classroom, he entered the field of higher education by completing his doctorate at Virginia Tech. Before moving to Idaho, Dr. Cannon served as an assistant professor in Career and Technical Education at the University of Rio Grande in southeastern Ohio. He moved to Boise for his current position with the University of Idaho in July of 2008. In his spare time, Dr. Cannon officiates high school football in southwestern Idaho and cheers on the St. Louis Cardinals, University of Illinois Fighting Illini, and Virginia Tech Hokies.
- Cannon, J. G., Kitchel, A., & Duncan, D. W. (2012). Perceived teaching and learning professional development needs of Idaho secondary career and technical education teachers. The Researcher 24(1).
- Kitchel, A. & Cannon, J. G. (2012). Understanding professional development motivators, barriers, and preferred modalities of Idaho business educators. Business Teacher Education Journal (38), 42-47.
- Cannon, J. G., Kitchel, A., Duncan, D. W., & Arnett, S. E. (2011). Professional development needs of Idaho technology teachers: Teaching and learning. Journal of Career and Technical Education 26(1), 32-47.
- Cannon, J. G., Kitchel, A., & Duncan, D. W. (2010). Identifying perceived professional development needs of Idaho secondary CTE teachers: Program management needs of skilled and technical science teachers. Journal of Industrial Teacher Education 47(1), 43-70.
- Kitchel, A., Cannon, J. G., & Duncan, D. W. (2009). Program management educational needs of Idaho business and marketing teachers. Career and Technical Education Research 34(3), 175-189.
- Cannon, J. G., Kitchel, A., Tenuto, P. L., & Joki, R. A. (2012). School administrators' perceptions of secondary CTE teachers' teaching and learning professional development needs. Paper accepted for presentation after referee review for the 2012 Association for Career and Technical Education Research Conference, November 27-28, 2012, Atlanta, Georgia.
- Duncan, D. W., Cannon, J. G., & Kitchel, A. (2012). Teaching efficacy: A comparison of traditionally and alternatively certified CTE teachers in Idaho. Paper presented after referee review at the 2012 Hawai'i International Conference on Education, August 1, 2012, Honolulu, Hawai'i.
- Kitchel, A. & Cannon, J. G. (2012). Principals and superintendents' perceptions of program management professional development needs of CTE teachers: A comparative analysis to business teachers' perceived needs. Paper presented to the National Business Teachers Education Research Conference, April 4, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts.
- Arnett, S. E., Kitchel, A., Cannon, J. G., & Duncan, D. W. (2010). Professional development needs of Idaho secondary Family and Consumer Science teachers: Program management. Paper presented after referee review at the 2010 Association for Career and Technical Education Research Conference, December 1, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Cannon, J. G., Duncan, D. W., Sturgeon, D. A., & Anderson, R. G. (2009). Teaching and learning in-service needs of alternatively licensed beginning Career and Technical Education teachers. Paper presented at the Eastern Educational Research Conference, February 25-28, 2009, Sarasota, Florida.
- Idaho Professional-Technical Leadership Institute, the purpose of this Institute is to prepare the next generation of Idaho district and state professional-technical leaders. Weblink: http://www.pte.idaho.gov/Faculty_Technical_College.html.
- Idaho PTE New Teacher Pre-Service Workshop: The workshop is designed to provide beginning professional-technical teachers with entry-level knowledge and skills needed to plan and teach in occupational programs. This is a collaborative effort between the University of Idaho, Idaho State University, and the Idaho Division of Professional-Technical Education. The workshop is held in late July each year, and the UI and ISU alternate coordination of the event.
- Outstanding Beginning Scholar Award, Association for Career and Technical Education Research, in recognition of significant scholarly contributions to CTE research and practice, December 1, 2010.