Jeffrey Lansdale is the President of the Escuela Agrícola Panamericana, Inc. (ZAMORANO), which is based in Honduras, Central America. Previously he was the Dean of the Graduate School for the Central American Technological University (Unitec | Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana).
Mr. Lansdale has over 30 years of experience in education, working in different sectors. He began his academic career as a Vocational Instructor in the American Farm School (Thessaloniki, Greece), moved on to be a Professor at Zamorano and Adjunct Professor at North Carolina State University.Dr. Lansdale has also worked with different programs related to education. He was Project Director for vocational training programs in Thai villages; Coordinator and Senior Technical Advisor of Honduran Peace Scholarships Project with USAID/Honduras, managing a $10 million budget for 4,000 Honduran community leaders; Founder of Environmental Youth Leadership Program, obtaining an initial grant for $450,000 and subsequently raised more than $2 million from different sources such as APSO (Ireland) to support the program.More recently he worked as Chief of Party for the USAID/Honduras post-Hurricane Mitch Reconstruction Projects. He was also Senior Advisor for Policy Reform for the Honduran Ministry of Education, focused on the decentralization of the national education system and the implementation of Education for All, a program sponsored by the donor community to ensure 100% primary school coverage and quality education in Honduras.
Jeffrey Lansdale has a Ph.D. in Education from Cornell University, as well as an M.A. in International Management of the School for Training, Vermont, and an M.S. in International Agriculture of California Polytechnic State University. He earned his B.A. in International Relations from Stanford University, California.