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9/1/2014 9/30/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
mhiggins@ksu.edu
Description:
Each September, a two-day conference is held by the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) of Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, the Arkansas Geriatric Education Center (AGEC), the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Office of Continuing Medical Education at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
 
In Sept 2013, the course was about: (day 1) Nutrition and aging: Heart disease, diabetes, cancer and dementia; (day 2) Update on geriatric medicine; and (day 3) Long term care.

For this and their other conferences throughout the year, check with the website, http://www.uams.edu/cme/calendars/default.asp
Target Audience:
Extension professionals, nutrition educators, college faculty
Professional Development exact dates to be determined; Little Rock Arkansas Mary Meck Higgins
9/15/2014 9/19/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
lbeech@ksu.edu
Description:

The National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) educates professionals to empower individuals and families to make informed decisions.  This is the annual meeting
Target Audience:
 Extension Agents with programming responsibilities in family and consumer sciences

Professional Development Lexington, KY Linda Beech
9/15/2014 11/3/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
gprice@ksu.edu
Description:
This seven week course will explore nutrition concepts that take center stage in mainstream media outlets and become conversation topics among consumers interested in food choice as it relates to optimal health and physical performance. Next course planned for September 2014 (Tentative subject to change).  Information available at:
Target Audience:
Extension agents, nutrition educators, public health professionals, others with an interest in healthy lifestyles.
Professional Development Web-based online course Gayle Price
9/18/2014 9/20/2014


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
dbolton@ksu.edu
Description:
The Multi-Cultural Summit is a professional development conference and workshop to assist professionals in learning about other cultures, other ethnic communities, and other traditions that make up a multi-cultural world.  Speakers this year are from Dartmouth, Kansas State, and Kansas universities.  Other speakers come from India, Central American, and Mexico.  Keynote, plenary, and break-out session topics include: cross-cultural communication, Immigration in Kansas, human trafficking, and education.  Registration deadline is September 10, 2014.  Registration form can be found at
http://www.garden-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/1405
Target Audience:
Extension, other academic, and community professionals
Url:
http://www.garden-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/1405
Events Garden City, Kansas Debra Bolton
9/22/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
mblythe@ksu.edu
Description:
The focus of the 2014 NAEPSDP Annual Conference will be celebrating the past 100 years of Extension and looking forward to the future. This webinar will give us a sneak peak at where we have been and where we are now.
 
Presenters: Frances Gould, National Co-Chair for Cooperative Extension Centennial & Department Head, LSU AgCenter and Debra Davis, Director for Organizational Development & Evaluation, LSU AgCenter
 
Target Audience:
Extension professionals
Professional Development http://connect.cals.uidaho.edu/fourh Marie Blythe
9/22/2014 9/25/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
jdmcnutt@ksu.edu
Description:
Major topics include: Extension mission, laws, budget, and finances; interpersonal relationships (True Colors); leadership and group facilitation; life management/balance (personal, family, and work); adult learning and development; professional ethics/conduct.
Target Audience:
New Extension Agents
Professional Development Manhattan JD McNutt
9/23/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
lcurry@ksu.edu
Description:
Sponsored by the Southwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging, topics of this one-day conference include KanCare Update and the Future of Aging and Disability Services, Problem Gambling and Seniors: Why Does It Matter?, Durable Power of Attorney and the New Kansas Elder Law, and Accessing Veteran Services in Southwest Kansas.
Target Audience:
Professionals in the allied health field, aging network, nursing home staff and caregivers.
Extension Agents
Professional Development Dodge City, KS Libby Curry
9/24/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
kylied@ksu.edu
Description:
The K-State Research & Extension 4-H Youth Development Department will be holding 1 hour webinars to help staff customize their local sites. No registration is required for these webinar trainings. The webinar call in information and content will be the same for all dates. The calls will be recorded and posted online for access later at: http://www.kansas4-h.org/p.aspx?tabid=602
Wednesday, September 24th, 1:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Friday, September 26th, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, October 2nd, 1:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Adobe C
Target Audience:
Extension staff including agents, office professionals, program assistants, program coordinators, program managers etc. are
Professional Development Online/Call In Kylie Dicket
9/24/2014


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
ppeters@ksu.edu, ghadley@ksu.edu,bjstone@ksu.edu
Description:
Program Focus Team Leader Annual Conference Preparation Meeting
Target Audience:
Program Focus Team Leaders

  • Co-leaders
  • Communication Liaison
  • Administrative Adviser
  • Assistant Director
Events Conference Call Paula Peters, Gregg Hadley, Barbara Stone
9/26/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
kylied@ksu.edu
Description:
The K-State Research & Extension 4-H Youth Development Department will be holding 1 hour webinars to help staff customize their local sites. No registration is required for these webinar trainings. The webinar call in information and content will be the same for all dates. The calls will be recorded and posted online for access later at: http://www.kansas4-h.org/p.aspx?tabid=602
Wednesday, September 24th, 1:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Friday, September 26th, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, October 2nd, 1:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Adobe C
Target Audience:
Extension staff including agents, office professionals, program assistants, program coordinators, program managers etc. are
Professional Development Online/Call In Kylie Dicket
9/27/2014 9/30/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
dekiss4@ksu.edu
Description:
FPA Experience attracts a global audience and the participants are looking for a one-of-a-kind experience, both in the sessions and in the exhibit hall.  While many principles and partners of financial planning firms are in attendance, it also attracts financial professionals in associated industries and an international audience representing approximately 28 countries. This is the annual conference of the financial planning community.
Target Audience:
Extension professionals, other professionals and educators in the field of personal finance.
Professional Development Seattle, Washington Elizabeth Kiss
9/29/2014 10/1/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
swarner@ksu.edu
Description:
New extension agents participate in a three-day orientation designed to welcome them to K-State Research and Extension and launch them toward a successful career.

Topics include an introduction to organizational history and mission, extension educational programming, and the building of professional relationships.
Target Audience:
New Extension Agents
Professional Development Manhattan Stacey Warner