November 2010 Professional Development

We’re fortunate to be part of two special sessions this month!

1) The first session of the 2010 North Central Regional Center for Rural Development Speakers Series is open to all and will be on Competencies for Extension Professionals on November 16 and

2) A virtual conference sponsored by The Extension and Research Support Staff Association (TERSSA) is also open to all and will be held November 12 offering three topics for professional development.

This month eXtension’s professional development offers other 30-60 minute sessions on a several topics including What’s New in Moodle (offered twice), New in Second Life: Information Networking for 4-H Leaders, Getting Started answering Ask an Expert Questions, Second Life Newbie Meetup, Facebook Privacy, as well as the Question Wrangler Monthly Meetup, and monthly Institutional Team web conference. These sessions are open to all Cooperative Extension faculty, staff and employees. No pre-registration is necessary. Please share this announcement with others and encourage them to pick a topic and try it out. Give us 30 to 60 minutes and we’ll teach you something useful!

* Institutional Team Web Conference – November 2010 on November 9,
2010 at 2:30 PM EST.

* What’s New in Moodle on November 10, 2010 at 2:00 PM EST (repeated on November 11, 2010)

* TERSSA Conference – “Don’t Let Lack Hold You Back” by Debra Jones on November 12, 2010 at 10:00 AM EST

* TERSSA Conference – “The Key to Success: Be the Best YOU Can Be” by
Donna Byrd on November 12, 2010 at 11:30 AM EST

* TERSSA Conference – “Take-Charge Leadership” by Allisen Penn on Friday, November 12, 2010 at 2:00 PM EST

* NCRCRD: Competencies for Extension professionals 2010 North Central Regional Center for Rural Development Speakers Series on November 16, 2010 at 1:00 PM EST

* New in Second Life: Informal Networking for 4-H Leaders on November 17, 2010 at 2:00 PM EST

* Getting Started with Ask an Expert on November 18, 2010 at 2:00 PM

* Second Life Newbie Meetup on November 19, 2010 at 2:00 PM EST

* Question Wrangler Monthly Meetup – November 2010 on November 23,
2010 at 2:00 PM EST

* Facebook Privacy on November 30, 2010 at 2:00 PM EST

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