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Author: Sandra Conn

First Call for eXtension 2017 Innovation Project Grants

Are You an Extension Innovator? Submit Your Concepts Now for 2017 Innovation Grants eXtension Foundation, Inc., the U.S. Cooperative Extension System’s national resource for advancing innovation and providing professional development for Extension professionals, is seeking initial abstract proposals for prescreening for 2017 Innovation Projects funding. 50-Word Abstract Deadline is Monday, December 19th, 2016, 5:00 p.m. […]

Ask an Expert Transition Webinar Meetups

eXtension Web Meetup to Begin Orienting Extension Professionals on Changes to Ask an Expert On November 18, 2016, the eXtension Foundation Board of Directors accepted, with final revisions, the recommendations for redesigning the delivery of Ask an Expert that emerged from a summer’s study project led by a team of eXtension staff and participated in […]

First Fellow Announced in New NAEPSDP/eXtension Fellowship Program

Introducing the First 2017 NAEPSDP/eXtension Fellow The eXtension Foundation and the National Association of Extension Program and Staff Development Professionals (NAEPSDP) have named Julie Huetteman, PhD, as recipient of the first 2017 Program Evaluation NAEPSDP/eXtension Fellowship. Dr. Huetteman is currently Coordinator, Extension Strategic Initiatives, at Purdue Extension, where she supports over 500 faculty, specialists, and […]

eXtension Month in Review – October 2016

October, 2016 October was another packed month at eXtension with funding and impact reports for activities of the past 12 months coming due and new project plans lining up to be launched in 2017. So, this review got pushed aside a bit in the rush to make room in early November for the continued rollout […]

Call for Proposals for New Diversity and Inclusion Issue Corps

The eXtension Foundation is launching the first Issue Corps of 2017 with a call for proposals for projects on improving Diversity and Inclusion within Cooperative Extension, its partners, and the public. Proposals are due December 5, 2016. The Issue Corps experience combines virtual and face-to-face events to assist corps members in developing projects that can […]
Horizon Report

Third Event of Five on Horizon Report

Please plan to join your peers on Thursday, November 2 2016, at 2:00 p.m. EDT, for an #EdTechLN Tweet-Up on the “Horizon Report for the Cooperative Extension System to Prepare for the Future” Guest host Christine Geith, CEO of eXtension (@christinegeith) will lead participants through a conversation on the Cooperative Extension Horizon Report and the […]

Webinar Series on Modernizing Cooperative Extension

Transforming Organizational Models Please join us on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 3:00 EDT, for the first in a two-part series on modernizing Cooperative Extension. Presenter Neal Vines, Director of Information Technology for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, will introduce the first of two similar program support efforts underway at […]

Series of Three Webinars Will Share Lessons Learned from the eXtension Trenches

Series of Three Webinars Will Share Lessons Learned from the eXtension Trenches A group of veteran webinar developers have come together to create a new series about the planning required to produce webinars that provide quality learning experiences and are repurposable for continued use in your programming. The webinar developers and presenters are all members […]

eXtension Names Four eXtension Fellows and First eXtension/GODAN Fellow

The eXtension Foundation proudly announces the four new Fellows in its seventh annual eXtension Fellowship program and the first new eXtension/GODAN Fellowship. eXtension Fellows come from eXtension Foundation Premium Member Institutions and spend one year advancing knowledge on applied innovation in their topic area for the benefit of all Cooperative Extension professionals. The 2016 topic […]

New Position Announced: Executive Director for New National Pesticide Safety Education Center

The National Pesticide Safety Education Center is a new entrepreneurial venture led by university extension Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) state and territory coordinators. Planned to become the premier national provider of pesticide safety education, its focus will be in establishing a national website that aggregates, cross-references and expands access to individual state’s pesticide safety […]