Author: Christine Geith

Survey Report Provides Resources for Civil Discourse Programming

In order to rapidly get a look at activities and interests among Extension Directors/Administrators around the issue of Civil Discourse, the ECOP Program Committee sent a survey in August to 76 Extension Directors/Administrators. eXtension supported the program committee by conducting the survey. Thanks to that survey, and supplemental information from additional experts, eXtension was able to compile a report […]

eXtension Board of Directors National Update

This past year has been full of new and exciting changes as we continue on our transition to the NEW eXtension to better serve the Cooperative Extension System. Here is the latest update provided by eXtension Foundation’s Board of Directors: To: Cooperative Extension Directors and Administrators From: eXtension Foundation Board of Directors Date: September 21, […]
Horizon Report

A new tool for looking beyond the horizon in Cooperative Extension

Even if we cannot predict the future, how can we prepare for it? To help answer these questions, eXtension is partnering with The New Media Consortium (NMC) to create a custom Horizon Report for Cooperative Extension. NMC has created numerous Horizon reports for K-12, Higher Education, museums, and educational systems in many countries. Named Horizon […]

Welcome to Our New Site

Welcome to eXtension’s new website. Far more than a facelift, it ushers in a whole new design. And this design represents a whole new philosophy. It reaches beyond the information services that were the focus of the former www.extension.org to offer you a continuous flow of blog posts that share news and views that advance eXtension’s new mission. However, this doesn’t mean […]
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Engaging Communities in Six Ways

  Our new strategy provides many opportunities for communities to participate in projects that lead to impact and potentially different forms of funding. We are contacting each community to make them aware of our new strategies and to invite their participation. Over 80% of eXtension’s current communities align with the issues of Climate and Food Systems […]
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The Big Reveal of Our New Strategy

eXtension leaders were in St. Louis at the National Extension Directors and Administrators (NEDA) meeting this week where we unveiled our way forward. You can see the slides here http://www.slideshare.net/cgeith/the-new-extension-issues-innovation-impact The NEW eXtension: Issues. Innovation. Impact. from Christine Geith The first step was sharing our core belief—the one that makes sense of everything else: We […]

4 New Things You Can Expect to See From eXtension

We’ve been busy since last October re-inventing ourselves to better serve the Cooperative Extension System. Here is our update shared at the National Extension Directors and Administrators meeting this week in St. Louis. To: Cooperative Extension Directors and Administrators From: eXtension Foundation Board of Directors, Dennis Calvin, Chair Date: October 12, 2015 Subject: eXtension Transition Report […]