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Author: Terry Meisenbach

eXtension Seeks Committee Members for NeXC2016

Beth Raney and Terry Meisenbach, co-chairs of the 2016 National eXtension Conference committee are seeking leaders and/or members for various committees for the conference. If you’re interested please complete this form or contact either Beth (bnr1@extension.org) or Terry (tmeisenbach@extension.org). 1. Program Committee —Keynote Speakers —Concurrent Sessions —Poster Sessions 2. Local Arrangements —Tours —Dining/Dinner for 6 […]

Craig Wood Named Equine Science Society Fellow

Craig Wood, eXtension Associate Director, was recently named a Fellow of Equine Science Society. The Fellow award recognizes distinguished service to the horse industry and to the Equine Science Society over time. According to award documents: “Throughout Craig’s career, he has held various leadership roles that have provided immense support, education, and expertise to horse […]

eXtension Begins New Chapter: Christine Geith Chief Executive Officer

The ‘New eXtension’ begins an exciting phase of its development and growth with the hiring of its new leader. The eXtension Foundation Board of Directors has named Christine Geith PhD as its Chief Executive Officer effective July 1, 2015. “Having served as an advisor in some of the early strategic thinking and planning for the […]

2015 National Extension Tourism Conference: Coast to Coast Tourism Matters

The National Extension Tourism (NET) design team invites you to the 2015 National Extension Tourism Conference: Coast to Coast Tourism Matters in Galveston, Texas at Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center, October 27 – 29, 2015. At the conference you will hear from top professionals, participate in interactive tourism presentations and learn about current […]

Ed Tech Learning Network Seeks Guiding Committee Members

Interested in educational technology? Engaged with the #EdTechLN and want to get more involved? Contact Jamie Seger if you’re interested in serving on the Learning Network’s Guiding Committee. This group meets every other month (on average) virtually and also in person twice per year to discuss upcoming themes and strategies for the #EdTechLN.

NeXC2016: San Antonio, March 22-25. Be There!!

The 2016 National eXtension Conference (NeXC2016) will be held March 22-25, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. Conference Co-chairs Beth Raney and Terry Meisenbach are currently building the conference committee. Details on the conference will be announced as they happen via Twitter (@nexconf) and Facebook.

eXtension Awards Nine Innovation Grants; 49 Proposals Submitted

The eXtension Foundation has identified nine projects that will be funded as part of its 2015 Innovation Request for Proposals. Funding ranges from $29,000 to $150,000. Forty-nine proposals were submitted. The granting period runs from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. Grantees will be required to provide quarterly written reports along with face-to-face meetings […]

Educational Technology Learning Network Wraps Successful Year

The Educational Technology Learning Network (#EdTechLN) is close to wrapping up its first year! Since the creation of the ExtEdTechs.org blog in October, 2014, more than 50 posts have been published to the ExtEdTechs.org blog by 12 authors in 10 states. Visitors to the site have viewed more than 6,000 total pages and have come […]

Agriculture, Forestry & Climate Science Learning Network (CS-LN) Forms Advisory Board

The Climate Science Learning Network Advisory Board is comprised of Cooperative Extension specialists and agriculture and forestry professionals with links to producers and the Land Grant University System (LGUS). The primary function of the Advisory Board is to provide guidance on the needs of principal CS-LN stakeholders. These stakeholders are numerous and include Climate Hub […]

Program & Staff Development Group Seeks Members

The National Association of Extension Program and Staff Development Professionals [NAEPSDP] (http://www.naepsdp.org) was formed to provide an organized forum for Extension professionals who are engaged in program and staff development to: –Improve communication & collaboration –Share resources –Enhance multi-state efforts –Sponsor and promote educational training programs and activities that advance program and staff development practices […]