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Category: Announcements

eXtension Job Opportunity: Innovation Facilitator Manager

We’re searching for an Impact Collaborative Innovation Facilitator Manager. Join our virtual team from any location. First round of application reviews: August 9, 2018. Impact Collaborative Innovation Facilitator Manager, eXtension Foundation We are seeking an expert facilitator and experienced innovator to join our team and help lead innovation capacity-building for our members of the U.S. Cooperative Extension […]

eXtension Fellowship Opportunity – Customer Relationship Management Sandbox

This opportunity is open to all Land-Grant Universities regardless of membership with eXtension as part of our cooperative agreement with USDA-NIFA. eXtension is funding an opportunity for a Fellow position to lead a process with a national committee and eXtension to explore and document needs and potential solutions for Customer Relationship Management functions in Cooperative […]

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 […]

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 […]

IMPORTANT WEB MEETING October 12: Discussion of Ask an Expert Change Recommendations

Opportunity for Extension Professionals to Review Proposed Changes to Ask an Expert  Recently eXtension led a reassessment of Ask an Expert. While Ask an Expert is one of eXtension’s most valued assets with more than 321,284 questions answered by 6,474 experts since February 21, 2008, the steadily increasing volume of questions from 2008 to the […]

eXtension Foundation New Board Members

Following a vote of affirmation by eXtension member institutions at the recent Cooperative Extension Service (CES) Directors Meeting in Jackson, Wyoming, the eXtension Foundation welcomes two new members to its Board of Directors. They are Ken La Valley, University of New Hampshire representing the Northeast Region and Barbara Petty, University of Idaho, representing the Western […]

New Community Issue Corps is Forming

Thanks to the eXtension Communities who have already expressed interest in the first Issue Corps experience specifically for Communities of Practice and Learning Networks. Based on that response, the eXtension Foundation will launch a call for the 2016-17 Community Issue Corps in the coming days. Like the 2016 i-Three Issue Corps, the Community Issue Corps […]

Beverly Coberly Appointed New COO of eXtension Foundation

eXtension Foundation CEO Christine Geith, PhD, announced today the appointment of Beverly Coberly as part-time Chief Operating Officer of eXtension Foundation beginning September 12, 2016. Beverly has held a steady progression of administrative leadership roles in University of Missouri Extension, culminating most recently in the position of Associate Vice-Provost and Associate Director. In this position […]

Two Reminders of eXtension Opportunities: Dates, Times and Topics

eXtension Quarterly Webinar: Wednesday July 27 at 2:00 EDT. Join eXtension CEO Chris Geith and staff leaders to learn the latest news on developments and opportunities for Extension Professionals. Topics will include: Summary of the eXtension Member Benefits Five example stories from the Issue Corps iThree Corps 2017 eXtension Fellows Update Horizon Report Call for […]