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9/1/2016 9/30/2016


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
mhiggins@ksu.edu
Description:
The annual conference is typically in September, and is always in Kansas.
 
The conferences focus on communicating public health messages, policies and politics. There are general sessions and breakout sessions.
 
In July, see the conference information at www.kpha.us
Target Audience:
Extension Professionals and teaching faculty
Professional Development Kansas, but which city and exact dates are yet to Mary Meck Higgins
9/27/2016


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
sharolyn@ksu.edu
Description:
Good health is good business. Healthy You, the KSRE Workplace Wellness Leadership Team, is collaborating with WorkWell Kansas to train and support K-State Research and Extension professionals across the state to advance their role as worksite wellness advocates, outreach specialists, and supporters of systems, policy, and environmental changes.

A strong foundation is crucial for the sustainability and impact of our worksite wellness efforts across K-State Research and Extension. Foundation training will be offered in the morning with a workshop on Mental Health/Stress Management in the afternoon. Foundation training is required for anyone who would like to participate in other workshops (Healthy Foods, Physical Activity, Mental Health/Stress Management). More workshops will be offered in 2017.

There is no charge for this training/workshop. Snacks and lunch will be provided. WorkWell Kansas is funded by the Kansas Health Foundation.
Target Audience:
All KSRE employees (office professionals, program assistants, agents, specialists, admin)
Url:
http://healthyyou.ksre.k-state.edu
DateTime
9/27/2016 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Events Southeast Area Office, 25092 Ness Road, Parsons, K Sharolyn Flaming Jackson
9/28/2016 9/29/2016


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
colsen@ksu.edu
Description:
The Navigating Difference workshop is designed to assist Extension professionals expand their skills in working with diverse audiences.
 
Participants can expect the workshop to provide:
  • A set of skills to enhance work with diverse audiences
  • A solid foundation in intercultural communications theory and practice and
  • Opportunities to apply new learning
 
Target Audience:
All K-State Research and Extension employees who would like to expand their skills and knowledge in working with diverse audiences.
Professional Development Manhattan Charlotte Shoup Olsen
9/28/2016 9/29/2016


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
colsen@ksu.edu
Description:
This professional development training is for all K-State Research and Extension personnel. The goals are to assist participants in:
~ becoming more aware of our own personal and organizational cultures;
~ examining how our personal and organizational cultures affect our ability to work across difference in both negative and positive ways; and
~ building skills to increase competencies as we work with others who are different from us.
Target Audience:
All K-State Research and Extension personnel
Url:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1eDp_eMahtIwAsYqLY_UKwo8H60sglJkFUfYnjXYSCI0/viewform
Events Manhattan Douglass Center Charlotte Olsen
10/3/2016 10/5/2016


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
swarner@ksu.edu
Professional Development Manhattan Stacey Warner
10/3/2016 10/6/2016


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
dfjell@ksu.edu
Professional Development Manhattan Dale Fjell, Barbara Stone, Laurie Chandler, Stacey Warner
10/5/2016 10/5/2016


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
kennelly@ksu.edu
Description:
See www.soilhealthbootcamp.com for full details including a link to apply for SARE funding to cover your mileage, etc.

The overall goal of this project is to provide a comprehensive training program about soil health with specific applications to vegetable cropping. The project team includes Megan Kennelly (Plant Pathology), Cary Rivard (Horticulture), DeAnn Presley (Agronomy), and Raymond Cloyd (Entomology). Kim Oxley is coordinating many aspects of the program and can be reached at koxley@ksu.edu. This day-long hands-on workshop will be offered in 3 locations (NE/NC/SW) in 2016 and 3 locations in 2017 (SE/SC/NW locations and dates TBD). For southwest KS, the date is Oct 5, 2016.
Target Audience:
The primary audience is county agriculture and horticulture agents
Url:
www.soilhealthbootcamp.com
DateTime
10/5/2016 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Events Seward County Community College (Liberal) details Megan, Kennelly