eXtension Announces Institutional Team Awards

eXtension will honor Outstanding Institutional Teams and Institutional Team members via the launch of the Be Grow Create Institutional Team awards to be presented at the National Community of Practice Conference in Louisville in June 2011.

“Our institutional teams are critical to the success of eXtension,” said Dan Cotton, eXtension Director. “Their creativity and planning and execution of those plans help to make eXtension thrive and grow at the institutional level and ultimately nationally.”

Teams will be selected based on criteria related to planning, creativity, organized activities, monthly web conference attendance, director interaction and institutional engagement. Individuals will be selected based on criteria related to responsiveness and engagement with their Institution on behalf of eXtension, Institutional Team development and eXtension sustainability and eXtension advocacy.

A full description of the nomination criteria can be found here: http://bit.ly/izVLzf

Nomination deadline is June 3, 2011. For more information contact Terry Meisenbach at tmeisenbach@extension.org.