February 2012 Extension Professional Development

Topics of interest on dairy, entrepreneurship, Military Families (parenting & personal finance), organic, social media, QR codes and youth are in the list for February so far. If you or a colleague is leading a session online that you welcome others to attend, please add it to the list of Extension Professional Development at http://Learn.extension.org Sign in with your eXtensionID and click “Create a new PD event.”

At learn.extension.org, for each topic you’ll find a description, date/time and length, as well as information on where to connect to the online session. Pick a topic, and attend through your computer browser! Some sessions require pre-registration, so check it out before the event date!

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TOPICS
See details for each session at http://learn.extension.org.

DAIRY
Animal Welfare Certification Options at 1:00 p.m. EST, February 8, 2012.

ENTREPRENEURS
Expanding Your Markets: Going Online at 2:00 p.m. EST, February 9, 2012.

eXtension
Institutional Team Web Conference at 2:30 p.m. EST, February 7, 2012. Presented by Terry Meisenbach.
Question Wranglers’ Meetup – February 2012 at 2:00 p.m. EST, February 28, 2012. Presented by Beth Raney.
Google Analytics Q&A at 3:00 p.m. EST, February 28, 2012. Presented by Ben MacNeill.

MILITARY FAMILIES
Talking with Military Kids About Money at 2:30 p.m. EST, February 23, 2012.
Co-parenting at a Distance at 11:00 a.m. EST, February 29, 2012.
Secure Attachments: Building Caring Relationships with Parents and Children in Military Families at 2:00 p.m. EST, February 29, 2012.

ORGANIC
Cultivation and Seedbank Management for Improved Weed Control at 2:00 p.m. EST, February 7, 2012.

SOCIAL MEDIA
“Reaching Mobile Customers” part of Social Media and Mobile Technology for Ag Businesses webinar series at 10:00 p.m. EST, February 8, 2012. Presented by Sarah Cornelisse.
SWIX Social Media Pilot Test Follow-up Session at 2:30 p.m. EST, February 9, 2012. Presented by Sarah Baughman, Michael Lambur.
Social Media and Mobile Technology for Ag Businesses webinar series at 10:00 a.m. EST, February 22, 2012. Presented by Julie Fox.

TOOLS – QR Codes
Connecting the Physical World and the Virtual World with QR Codes at 1:00 p.m. EST, February 21, 2012. Presented by Stan Skrabut.
Connecting the Physical World and the Virtual World with QR Codes at 1:00 p.m. EST, February 22, 2012. Presented by Stan Skrabut.

YOUTH
Culturally Responsive Youth Work Matters at 12:30 p.m. EST, February 8, 2012. Presented by Cecilia Gran, Maria (Josey) Landrieu.