Dr. Larry Guthrie
Dr. Guthrie and his wife Lois have been married for over 40 years and have two married children and seven grandchildren. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and has officially transitioned to full time staff at Harvest Home Farm and is responsible for teaching and developing curriculum for the Farm School. Until July 1, 2007, he was Director of Educational Ministries at Camp Forest Springs in Westboro, Wisconsin. His primary responsibility there was the Leadership Training and Development Program. He was also involved in developing curriculum for family camps, youth camps and follow-up ministries. Larry is a former research assistant and writer for the Institute in Basic Life Principles. He has worked on such publications as Character Sketches Volumes III and IV and the Eagle Story. He also wrote science and medical curriculum materials for the Institute's home education program, The Advanced Training Institute of America. Dr. Guthrie is the former director of the Children's Institute which offers character training and instruction in basic Biblical principles to children ages 6-12. Over the past 10 years, these week-long children's seminars have enrolled over 175,000 children in 50 cities and eight foreign countries. Dr. Guthrie also served as Director of Curriculum Development for Character First! Ed, a national non-profit character training program for public schools with headquarters in Oklahoma City and taught seven years as a public school science teacher before becoming a Professor of Education at Indiana University Northwest.