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11/1/2014 11/30/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
mhiggins@ksu.edu
Description:
An annual event held to celebrate National Diabetes Month in Wichita, the theme varies from year to year.  Professionals speak on a variety of topics, generally five for the day, and exhibits and a luncheon complete the day's events. Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association.
Target Audience:
Health professionals and other professionals who teach people with diabetes; and adults who have diabetes
Professional Development Wichita, KS. Exact date to be determined Mary Meck Higgins
11/19/2014 11/22/2014


Category:
Events
Description:
NCFR 2014: The Great Family Get-Together

Plenary and major sessions
Women Changing the World
Fouzia Saeed, Ph.D., Pakistani social activist

Migration and Invisible Welfare: European Perspectives
Maurizio Ambrosini, Ph.D., University of Milan

Globalization, Families, and Change
Bahira Sherif Trask, Ph.D., University of Delaware

Criminal Justice, Social Issues (TCRM/RT Special Session)
John Hagan, Ph.D. Northwestern University

Global and Human Rights
Adrien Wing, J.D., University of Iowa, and Nalini Negi, Ph.D., University of Maryland; discussant TBA

Special session topics:
Master's Degrees in International Family Studies
Global Initiatives in Sexuality Education
Administering a Humane
Target Audience:
Extension Specialists and Extension Agents.  Anyone that has an interest in the well-being of family members.
Url:
http://www.ncfr.org/ncfr-2014
Events Baltimore, Maryland Lisa Newman
11/24/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
sduncan@ksu.edu
Description:
The Area Agronomy Update will have the newest results and recommendations from Kansas State University Extension Agronomists for use by Extension educators. Also, adequate time will be allowed for agent/specialist interaction to discuss new information and to plan events as well as educational programming.
Target Audience:
Extension Agents with Crop and Natural Resource responsibilities.
Professional Development Kansas Wheat Innovation Center, Manhattan, KS Stu Duncan
12/2/2014 12/4/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
ghadley@ksu.edu
Description:
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People for Extension Professionals Program has a strong emphasis on effectiveness in the workplace. Based on the best-selling business book by the same name, this three-day workshop experience provides the foundation to strengthen the human side of performance at the personal, managerial, and organizational levels. The content helps build a stronger Extension organization by strengthening and exercising the character and competence of the individual employee.
Target Audience:
Extension Professionals
Professional Development location to be determined Gregg Hadley
12/2/2014 12/4/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
cdipman@ksu.edu
Description:
The 64th Annual Kansas Turfgrass Conference will be held December 2 - 4 at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka.  The conference is an excellent way to learn about turf and landscape management, network, and see all the latest equipment and supplies from local and national vendors.
Target Audience:
Horticulture Program Focus Team
Ag Agents and commercial turfgrass managers
Professional Development Topeka, KS Christy Dipman
12/3/2014 12/4/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
bhinshaw@ksu.edu
Description:
The Kansas 4-H Program Rally will be an opportunity to gather with all of the professionals that work with 4-H Youth Development across the state. Important program information will be shared and updates from Action Teams will be given.
Target Audience:
Agents and program assistants supporting local 4-H Youth Development Programs.
 
Professional Development Rock Springs Beth Hinshaw
12/4/2014 12/5/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
gprice@ksu.edu
Description:
National Consumer Food Safety Education Conference to advance the knowledge, practice and effectiveness of health and food safety educators
Target Audience:
Extension professionals and other food safety educators, public health educators, interested stakeholders and consumers.
Professional Development Arlington, VA Gayle Price
12/5/2014 12/5/2014


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
cantu@ksu.edu
Description:
Friday, December 5, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. $5 registration
We will be having a workshop on reaching under-served audiences with messages around building community capacity, nutritional messages, and relationships.

Please register with Norma Cantu cantu@ksu.edu by December 3.

For questions, please call Debra at 620-275-9164.
Target Audience:
This is for anyone working in communities with a wide range of audiences.
DateTime
12/5/2014 -
12/5/2014 -
12/5/2014 -
12/5/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Events K-State Southwest Research-Extension Center - Gard Norma Cantu