Logo DarkLogo Light

Category: Newsroom

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, […]

eXtension Month in Review – August 2016

August, 2016 August was a month spent finalizing plans and future directions as the NEW eXtension continues to unfold. We are continuing to refine plans and explore new possibilities as well as to develop our evaluation and reporting on our 2015-16 initiatives. Meanwhile, many innovation projects launched by eXtension in that period are coming to […]

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 […]

Webinar August 23: Advocacy on the Job for Extension Professionals

Advocacy on the Job: A Case Study for Extension Professionals Amid Budget Cuts It’s a challenge that Extension professionals experience more often than they wish: a state’s budget process threatens to dramatically reduce or eliminate a state’s Extension and other agriculture programs. In 2015, Pennsylvania State University Extension faced elimination of its entire state appropriation. […]

eXtension Month in Review – July 2016

July, 2016 – It has now been a year since our CEO Christine Geith joined eXtension and we ramped up our transformation to the NEW eXtension. July 2016 was a busy month as we continued envisioning and planning new ways to serve Extension professionals. So many plans are now coming together that we have much […]

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 […]
Horizon Report

Call for Submissions: Project Stories for the Cooperative Extension Horizon Report

The eXtension Foundation is partnering with the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) Innovation Task Force and The New Media Consortium (NMC) to prepare the NMC Technology Outlook for Cooperative Extension 2016-2021. The final reported will be released in September 2016. A panel of 56 experts is now working on the report, and it […]