1890 Extension Leadership Academy Prepares Future Leaders To Act As Change Agents, Creates Culture of Innovation

By Rose Hayden-Smith, Digital Engagement Specialist, Extension Foundation The 1890s Extension Leadership Academy (ELA) is designed to prepare future and upcoming leaders in Cooperative Extension to act as change agents, with the goal of creating a culture that encourages and sustains innovation. The academy seeks to equip leaders to respond to critical challenges proactively. The […]

Northeast Ecosystem Services Assessment Fellow

With the right support, regional adoption of production practices that provide ecosystem services at scale can increase farm profitability and sustainability, position agriculture as a leader in climate change mitigation/adaptation, build the resiliency of rural and urban communities, and increase the appeal of agricultural professions to a wide range of young people. The Association of […]

Extension Foundation Pilots a National Registry of Cooperative Extension Programs and Assets (NRCEPA)

Responding to specific requests in regional meetings and through various projects including EXCITE, the Extension Foundation has developed a tool using commercial solutions to create a National Registry of Cooperative Extension Programs and Assets (NRCEPA). This tool will enable Cooperative Extension professionals to register their projects, programs, or curriculum for nationwide collaboration among Cooperative Extension […]

NEW! Extension Foundation Communications and Educational Technology Assistant

The Extension Foundation is seeking a tech-savvy, high energy, individual with great problem-solving skills to assist our Communications and Engagement Manager and our Design Strategist with technological solutions and support of projects, communications, and marketing, webinars, professional development, and support with managing program teams for the Extension Foundation. This contract will be a 1 FTE […]

New! Extension Foundation Project Management Assistant

The Extension Foundation is seeking an individual to assist in the management of projects, project communications, management of the project database, and general support. This contract is 1 FTE and will include supporting the work of the Extension Foundation Project Management Specialist, Partnership Development Specialist, and Leadership Development Specialist. This position will assist the leadership […]

eXtension is Now the Extension Foundation

eXtension’s mission changed back in 2015 from being an organization focused on creating technology solutions for Cooperative Extension to a focus on helping Cooperative Extension faculty and staff find new, innovative ways to deliver their projects and programs, and helping Cooperative Extension make a greater impact in the communities it serves. Realizing that continuing the […]

NEW! Assistant Project Director for Immunization Education

Extension Collaborative on Immunization Teaching and Engagement (EXCITE) Assistant Project Director for Immunization Education Position Description This project is a collaborative effort among the Extension Committee on Policy (ECOP), eXtension, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  It grew out of efforts undertaken by the ECOP Health Innovation Task Force. eXtension anticipates receiving […]

Cooperative Extension Service Immunization Education Project Immunization Education Fellow

This project is a collaborative effort among the Extension Committee on Policy (ECOP), , eXtension, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  It grew out of efforts undertaken by the ECOP Health Innovation Task Force. eXtension anticipates receiving funding for Immunization Education efforts.  Key Extension leaders on this project are Dr. Roger Rennekamp, […]

Cornell Extension LIVCO Project Team Finds Impact Collaborative Was “An amazing team building opportunity”

As Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension, I am delighted that County Associations around New York have been involved in the Impact Collaborative. One example of the success of this program is the unique, virtual opportunity for our Livingston County team to work through a creative and structured process to explore and develop a concept in […]

Cooperative Extension Service Immunization Education Project: Vaccinate with Confidence Health Promotion Specialist

 Cooperative Extension Service Immunization Education Project Vaccinate with Confidence Health Promotion Specialist Position Description This project is a collaborative effort among the Extension Committee on Policy (ECOP),  eXtension, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  It grew out of efforts undertaken by the ECOP Health Innovation Task Force. eXtension anticipates receiving funding for […]