Category: Newsroom

Extension Response to COVID-19 & Resources for Extension Professionals Working Online

The purpose of this website is to provide a means through which Extension educators and administrators can share with their Cooperative Extension colleagues various resources and guides about teaching and working virtually, and provide a listing of current institutional responses to COVID-19. The current list of resources is just a beginning; it needs your additional […]

Supercharge Your Projects and Programs at the Impact Collaborative Summit!

When: April 28th & May 6th, 2 PM – 4 PM ET Where: Virtual Who Can Attend? eXtension Member Institutions Deadline to Register: April 15th, 2020 Register here A couple of weeks ago, we announced that registration had opened for our virtual Impact Collaborative Summit. Our Virtual Impact Collaborative Summit will continue as scheduled for eXtension members, but we have shifted […]

Engage & Empower Online Assists with Co-Creation of Farm and Farm Family Risk and Resilience Guide for Extension Educational Programming

In May 2019, eXtension’s Impact Collaborative program launched its Engage and Empower Online (EEO) platform. EEO is a social intranet platform powered by LumApps that has been customized for eXtension members and partners to deliver strategically-themed professional development and networking opportunities that allow participants to discover opportunities, scale their talents, multiply ties generating positive change, […]

45 Cooperative Extension Professionals Join eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Program as Innovation Facilitators

In February 2020, the eXtension Foundation’s Impact Collaborative program hosted its first Innovation Facilitator training for the year. 45 new Innovation Facilitators representing 18 Land-Grant universities completed the training, joining 107 others that represent 49 Land-Grant Universities. Participants spent three days learning the Impact Collaborative’s Innovation Skill-Building methodology and obtained skills and tools that will […]

Ashley Griffin Named New Innovation Facilitator Manager for eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Program

Ashley Griffin, Impact Collaborative Program Manager and eFieldbook Producer for the eXtension Foundation, will assume responsibilities as the Innovation Facilitator Manager for eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Program. Griffin has been part of the eXtension staff since 2005, starting as a Content Design Leader for  eXtension’s 70+ Communities of Practice and Learning Networks. Beginning in the Fall […]

New Learning Series! Investing In Community Resilience: Deploying Trauma-Informed Practice for Funders & Capacity Builders

Who Can Attend?: This learning series is for eXtension members and as part of Engage & Empower Online. A list of eXtension members can be found here. As a Cooperative Extension professional, your passion for building just, healthy, resilient communities is evident. Until recently, we have been missing critical information that can help us develop best practices to achieve such […]

Request for Proposals: Marketing Firm for New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Project

eXtension Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, requests services from a marketing firm experienced in providing marketing services to not-for-profit organizations with an emphasis in agriculture and the food production industry. Services are funded through a cooperative agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute for Food and Agriculture.  Background The eXtension Foundation, […]

Catalyst Team Panel Discussion, New Technologies for Agricultural Extension, February 24th, 2020

New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Catalyst Team Panel Discussion February 24th, 2 – 3 PM ET Available for eXtension Members Register Here   As part of eXtension’s New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Cooperative Agreement with USDA-NIFA, the eXtension Foundation partnered with four existing programs aligned with USDA strategic goals across Cooperative Extension in year […]

Multi-State Bridging the GAPs Program Partners with eXtension Through USDA-NIFA Cooperative Agreement

As part of eXtension’s New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Cooperative Agreement with USDA-NIFA, the eXtension Foundation is partnering with four existing programs aligned with USDA strategic goals across Cooperative Extension in Year 1 to explore new methods and models for program scale and implementation. These initiatives are being documented in a series of eFieldbooks […]

eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Announces Innovation Facilitator Training for 2020

BECOME AN IMPACT COLLABORATIVE  INNOVATION FACILITATOR  February 18th – 20th, 2020 12 – 4 PM EST Registration Deadline: February 13th, 2020 Location: Virtual   This year, our Impact Collaborative Innovation Facilitator Training will be delivered virtually and there is no limit on the number of individuals that can participate. This training is for individuals from eXtension member institutions and the cost is […]