Tag: Professional Development

eXtension Announces Four New Fellowship Opportunities

Call for Applications Four Fellowship Opportunities to Advance Innovation for U.S. Cooperative Extension The eXtension Foundation, with funding from USDA-NIFA, is pleased to announce four new fellowship opportunities. Three fellows will be selected for eXtension’s 2016 fellowship program. These Fellows will receive funding and professional development support in the 2016 fellowship year to explore open-ended […]

Save the Date: June 22 for eXtension Webinar on Mental Health Awareness

Increasingly, Cooperative Extension professionals are coming in contact in their work with individuals affected by mental health problems. They may be clients, community members, co-workers or even family members or friends — both professional and personal contacts. Knowing how to help them or how to provide a bridge for them to find the help they […]

Awareness of Mental Health Issues Increasingly Important for Extension Professionals

According to www.mentalhealth.gov, one in five American adults have experienced a mental health issue. One in 10 young people have experienced a period of major depression. One in 25 Americans live or have lived with a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depressive disorder. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of […]

eXtension Month in Review – March 2016

Welcome to eXtension’s New Month in Review March 2016 was a big month for eXtension Foundation, the time when the first fruits of our behind-the-scenes planning and development of the NEW eXtension stepped from behind the curtain and introduced itself to our Cooperative Extension System colleagues nationwide. This new e-publication recaps some of our March […]

NeXC2016 Innovative Conference Delivers Impact

From March 22 to 25, more than 330 Cooperative Extension professionals convened at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk to co-create with eXtension Foundation a new-style national conference. NeXC2016: From Innovation to Impact introduced and accelerated eXtension’s reinvention of its mission to focus on what it calls i-Three: Issues, Innovation, Impact. “For more than a […]

Announcing Catalog: New Clearinghouse for Extension Professionals’ Educational Offerings

The eXtension Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of Catalog, soon to become the gateway to a comprehensive listing of online courses, webinars, workshops, and eBooks available–both for Extension professionals and public learners–throughout the Cooperative Extension System. The initial launch includes approximately 100 courses but will steadily scale up in the immediate term to […]
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Manage Your NeXC2016 Schedule with a Free Sched Account

eXtension now offers a Sched.org application for the National eXtension Conference 2016 so attendees and speakers can plan and customize their schedules of Professional Development workshops and events. The conference will be held March 22-25, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas, at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk. Sched allows you to create a customized personal […]

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 […]

2011 CoP Workshop Call for Abstracts

Join us and submit an abstract for presentation June 28-30, 2011 at the National eXtension CoP Workshop in Louisville, Kentucky. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 8TH: Abstract Deadline: March 8TH. Read more about it and Submit your Abstract. Six target areas for presentation: Innovation in Community Leadership and Collaboration Engaging, Retaining, and Empowering Your Audience Funding […]

eXtension Caledon Steam Hover Bus Tour in Second Life

A tour of the Caledon group of SIMs in Second Life. Caledon is a SteamPunk (Think Juels Vern and Wild Wild West the movie) Victorian English community of 55 SIMs. It is the largest themed area in Second Life and one of the best kept.We will meet in Morrill Island at 11:30 am SLT (11:30am […]