Deborah Ivie

Youth Programs Dept

Extension Assistant Professor | 4-H STEAM Programs, Afterschool

Deborah Ivie

Contact Information

Office Location: Bastian Agricultural Center
Phone: (801) 300-5680

Educational Background

MS, Family Life Education, (Human Development, Early Child Education Certificate), Brigham Young University, 1996
Influence of Parental Depression and Marital Conflict on Parenting Style and Practices
BS, Human Development, Brigham Young University, 1991

Licensures & Certifications

ACRES STEM Coach, STEM Next, 2023
National Service Learning Certification in Instructional Leadership, National Youth Leadership Council, 2023
Mental Health First Aid USA, National Council for Behavioral Health, 2018
Utah Childcare Licensing Exempt Afterschool Certification, Utah Office of Childcare Licensing, 2017
Utah Food Handler Permit, Salt Lake Health Department, 2015
Early Childhood Education, Brigham Young University, 1996

Research Interests

Youth Development
Afterschool education
STEM Identity development
school day and afterschool alignment
STEM for Underserved populations
Youth garden programs
Cross curricular integration with STEM


National Achievement in Service Award, 2024


Achievement in Service Award, 2023



Engineering & STEM, 2022 - Ongoing