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eXtension Launches 2016 i-Three Issue Corps

  eXtension is pleased to name the first eXtension i-Three Issue Corps! These 127 individuals comprise 72 projects that will move forward over the next several weeks and months in 2016. Focused on either Food Systems or Climate these individuals will collaborate with eXtension staff, key subject matter informants, experts in project design, technology, and marketing, […]

How does Ask an Expert Stack Up against Stack Exchange—A Crowdsourcing Approach to Answering Questions and Solving Problems

Recently, I’ve come across a website called Stack Exchange a number of times—whether in a Google search, or in conversation with colleagues who use it regularly. As I explored Stack Exchange I realized there is one thing Extension does more effectively and for free—that is answering people’s questions. What is Stack Exchange? Stack Exchange is […]
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Engaging Communities in Six Ways

  Our new strategy provides many opportunities for communities to participate in projects that lead to impact and potentially different forms of funding. We are contacting each community to make them aware of our new strategies and to invite their participation. Over 80% of eXtension’s current communities align with the issues of Climate and Food Systems […]
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The Big Reveal of Our New Strategy

eXtension leaders were in St. Louis at the National Extension Directors and Administrators (NEDA) meeting this week where we unveiled our way forward. You can see the slides here http://www.slideshare.net/cgeith/the-new-extension-issues-innovation-impact The NEW eXtension: Issues. Innovation. Impact. from Christine Geith The first step was sharing our core belief—the one that makes sense of everything else: We […]

4 New Things You Can Expect to See From eXtension

We’ve been busy since last October re-inventing ourselves to better serve the Cooperative Extension System. Here is our update shared at the National Extension Directors and Administrators meeting this week in St. Louis. To: Cooperative Extension Directors and Administrators From: eXtension Foundation Board of Directors, Dennis Calvin, Chair Date: October 12, 2015 Subject: eXtension Transition Report […]

What a Ride!!! Putting professional development and innovation to work

If it seems like I’m short of breath it’s because for the last three months I’ve been running a “Summer Sprint” (if you know me you’re laughing right now).  So named and led by Chris Geith, eXtension’s new CEO, the eXtension team, Board of Directors, and innovation partners nationwide who have been swiftly reimagining Cooperative […]