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4/1/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
swarner@ksu.edu
Description:
In July 2013, 48 randomly selected extension agents participated in a phone survey about their partnership with their Program Development Committee.
 
While most agents agreed that PDCs are important, they also indicated a need for resources and skill building in working with their PDC. As a follow up to the survey a task force has been working to address the barriers identified in the survey.
 
There will be five workshops held across the state in April 2015 to introduce resources and guide agents in strengthening their ability to:
  • Recruit PDC Volunteers
  • Orient PDC Members
  • Hold Effective Meetings
  • Increase Facilitation Skills
  • Assess Community Needs
  • Plan with a Pur
Target Audience:
Extension agents, local unit directors and area and state extension faculty
 
Professional Development Manhattan Stacey Warner
4/2/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
swarner@ksu.edu
Description:
In July 2013, 48 randomly selected extension agents participated in a phone survey about their partnership with their Program Development Committee.
 
While most agents agreed that PDCs are important, they also indicated a need for resources and skill building in working with their PDC. As a follow up to the survey a task force has been working to address the barriers identified in the survey.
 
There will be five workshops held across the state in April 2015 to introduce resources and guide agents in strengthening their ability to:
  • Recruit PDC Volunteers
  • Orient PDC Members
  • Hold Effective Meetings
  • Increase Facilitation Skills
  • Assess Community Needs
  • Plan with a Pur
Target Audience:
Extension agents, local unit directors and area and state extension faculty
 
Professional Development Iola Stacey Warner
4/7/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
swarner@ksu.edu
Description:
In July 2013, 48 randomly selected extension agents participated in a phone survey about their partnership with their Program Development Committee.
 
While most agents agreed that PDCs are important, they also indicated a need for resources and skill building in working with their PDC. As a follow up to the survey a task force has been working to address the barriers identified in the survey.
 
There will be five workshops held across the state in April 2015 to introduce resources and guide agents in strengthening their ability to:
  • Recruit PDC Volunteers
  • Orient PDC Members
  • Hold Effective Meetings
  • Increase Facilitation Skills
  • Assess Community Needs
  • Plan with a Pur
Target Audience:
Extension agents, local unit directors and area and state extension faculty
 
Professional Development WaKeeney Stacey Warner
4/8/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
swarner@ksu.edu
Description:
In July 2013, 48 randomly selected extension agents participated in a phone survey about their partnership with their Program Development Committee.
 
While most agents agreed that PDCs are important, they also indicated a need for resources and skill building in working with their PDC. As a follow up to the survey a task force has been working to address the barriers identified in the survey.
 
There will be five workshops held across the state in April 2015 to introduce resources and guide agents in strengthening their ability to:
  • Recruit PDC Volunteers
  • Orient PDC Members
  • Hold Effective Meetings
  • Increase Facilitation Skills
  • Assess Community Needs
  • Plan with a Pur
Target Audience:
Extension agents, local unit directors and area and state extension faculty
 
Professional Development Garden City Stacey Warner
4/8/2015 4/9/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
jjames@ksu.edu
Description:
The 2015 Extension Risk Management Education Conference will
 
No pre-requisites and no credit.
Target Audience:
Public sector educators, ag lenders, and other agricultural professionals who are involved in outreach education.
Professional Development Denver, CO Jonie James
4/9/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
gprice@ksu.edu
Description:
Annual conference. Numerous seminars on a variety of nutrition-related topics
Target Audience:
Extension professionals
Nutrition Education professionals
Registered dietitians
School Food Service Directors
Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Directors
Professional Development Lawrence Gayle Price
4/9/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
swarner@ksu.edu
Description:
In July 2013, 48 randomly selected extension agents participated in a phone survey about their partnership with their Program Development Committee.
 
While most agents agreed that PDCs are important, they also indicated a need for resources and skill building in working with their PDC. As a follow up to the survey a task force has been working to address the barriers identified in the survey.
 
There will be five workshops held across the state in April 2015 to introduce resources and guide agents in strengthening their ability to:
  • Recruit PDC Volunteers
  • Orient PDC Members
  • Hold Effective Meetings
  • Increase Facilitation Skills
  • Assess Community Needs
  • Plan with a Pur
Target Audience:
Extension agents, local unit directors and area and state extension faculty
 
Professional Development Pratt Stacey Warner
4/9/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
mhiggins@ksu.edu
Description:
Annual conference. Numerous seminars on a variety of nutrition-related topics.
Target Audience:
Educators and practitioners.
Professional Development Lawrence, KS Mary Meck Higgins
4/9/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
lcurry@ksu.edu
Description:
This is the 3rd annual Personhood and Dementia Workshop sponsored by the K-State Center on Aging.
 
"Sometimes Ya Gotta Laugh," a performance about the world of caregiving for those diagnosed with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia."
 
"The Knitting Runner" will teach his finger-knitting technique. He will draw an analogy with distance running and the journey of Alzheimer's disease.
 
A panel of individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia will share their experiences.
 
Target Audience:
Caregivers, students, Extension Agents, and those interested in the topic.
Professional Development Manahttan, KS Libby Curry
4/12/2015 4/15/2015


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

National Conference focused on Extension-  Professional Development and Public Issues Education
Target Audience:
Extension professionals, association leaders, unit directors, area/state administrators,
Professional Development Crystal City, VA; Hyatt Regency Hotel Gayle Price or Stacey Warner
4/13/2015 4/14/2015


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
melgares@ksu.edu
Target Audience:
K-State faculty, students and staff
Url:
http://www.k-state.edu/globalfood/events/nsfworkshop.html
Events K-State Alumni Center Pat Melgares
4/13/2015 4/14/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
bhinshaw@ksu.edu
Description:
Hands on Training with basic information for success in your local 4-H program
Target Audience:
New Agents, Program Assistants and any staff that would like a refresher
Professional Development Rock Springs 4-H Center Beth Hinshaw and Diane Mack
4/13/2015 4/15/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
swarner@k-state.edu
Description:
New agents participate in a three-day orientation designed to welcome them to K-State Research and Extension and launch them toward a successful career.
Target Audience:
New extension agents
Professional Development Manhattan Stacey Warner
4/15/2015 4/16/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
elainee@ksu.edu
Description:
New extension agents participate in a two-day session focused on communications. The session welcomes new agents to K-State Research and Extension and launches them toward a successful career. This session focuses on basic communication skills--from working with the media and producing a radio program to writing news to improved public speaking and building relationships via social media.
Target Audience:
New Extension Agents and specialists
Professional Development Manhattan Elaine Edwards