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Transdisciplinary Approaches: The Science of Team Science

Transdisciplinary Approaches: The Science of Team Science Webinar Wednesday December 6, 2023 at 12pm PT/3pm ET Register : https://www.nal.usda.gov/about-us/events/transdisciplinary-approaches-webinar-dec2023 Speakers: Jeni Cross, Colorado State University Anne Mook, Colorado State University Description: Working on teams employing transdisciplinary approaches presents many challenges. This webinar will share information about the keys to the success of complex teams, and highlight the role...

Feedback Requested - Journal of Extension Job Board Service

The Journal of Extension (JOE), the official refereed journal of the U.S. Cooperative Extension System, is seeking input from its partners on its Job Board Service at jobs.joe.org . This fee-based service is available to those wishing to promote Extension job openings on the JOE website. Revenue received from this service helps support the production of the Journal of Extension . The feedback received will be used to make improvements to the service. Even if you have not used the service in...

Job Opening: State 4-H Program Leader at Iowa State University

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is seeking an exceptional individual to lead its 4-H Youth Development program to enhance the impact of ISU on the lives of Iowa youth. The Program Leader provides strategic leadership and administrative management for the 4-H Youth Development program. Specifically, this person provides motivation, strategy, vision, and coordination for the development and delivery of 4-H Youth Development Extension programs that address the diverse needs in Iowa...

Success from Extension Foundation’s New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE) Program Accelerator: North Carolina State University Juntos Program Awarded $7.8 Million from USDA-NIFA

The Juntos Program from North Carolina State University was competitively selected in 2020 as a recipient of the Extension Foundation’s New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE) award and received it for a second time in 2021. The program was served by Extension Foundation staff including its key informants, and was assigned Dr. Scott Reed as the catalyst/coach for the Juntos Program during their two-year partnership with the Extension Foundation. NTAE is a grant from USDA-NIFA in partnership...

Virginia Cooperative Extension is hiring an Employee Development Specialist

Direct link to position announcement: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/526577/associate-extension-specialist-employee-development The Associate Extension Specialist, Employee Development will provide leadership to Virginia Cooperative Extension in new agent onboarding and continued professional development for Extension employees. The position is housed in the VCE Program and Professional Development Unit and reports to the Extension Leader, Program and Professional...

We are hiring: University of Minnesota Extension Specialist Faculty Position

The Department of Family Social Science in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) and University of Minnesota Extension Department of Family, Health and Wellbeing seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor whose work centers community-based applied research approaches to studying family health, resilience and thriving in the context of social and economic inequalities. The person in this role will contribute through 1) establishing a national and international reputation in...

JOB POST- University of Nevada Reno Horticulture Assistant / Associate Professor, Extension - Las Vegas, NV

The University of Nevada, Reno is looking for an innovative Extension Specialist as an Assistant or Associate Professor in the field of Horticulture in Clark County, Las Vegas, Nevada. This is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position. The Extension Specialist, Horticulture, will guide collaborative work with communities to respond to opportunities and challenges facing Clark County and Nevada. The individual in this position will educate, connect, and create information and content through...

Extension Foundation Receives USDA-NIFA Award to Maximize Biosecurity Threat Resilience

The Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) is a collaborative network of Cooperative Extension educators across the United States and territories who work to improve the delivery of education and information, and the availability of resources related to disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. Historically, this grassroots network has been aligned with the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) and supported by USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)...

Agent Career Commitment Survey

A team of Extension researchers in the Western states are conducting research on Agent career commitment. We invite you to assist this team in helping to better understand commitment and what impacts it. Please complete this 15-minute survey to develop understanding about how various factors in your life influence your career commitment. https://montana.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ergsekMPv8iDa7k

FALCON 2023 Annual Conference registration is now Open. Please Register Now!

Register Now! Dear 1994 Land-grant Colleagues and FALCON members, The First Americans Land-Grant Consortium (FALCON) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its 19 th Annual Conference, scheduled for October 13-15, 2023, at the Hilton Denver City Center, Denver, Colorado. Please register for the conference now. As always, the conference will include sessions in 1994 land-grant teaching, extension programs and research that benefit Native American students, communities,...

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About the Extension Foundation

The Extension Foundation was formed in 2006 by Extension Directors and Administrators. Today, the Foundation partners with Cooperative Extension through liaison roles and a formal plan of work with the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) to increase system capacity while providing programmatic services, and helping Extension programs scale and investigate new methods and models for implementing programs. The Foundation provides professional development to Cooperative Extension professionals and offers exclusive services to its members. In 2020 and 2021, the Extension Foundation has awarded 85% of its direct funding back to the Cooperative Extension System, 100% of funds are used to support Cooperative Extension initiatives. 

This technology is supported in part by New Technologies for Ag Extension (funding opportunity no. USDA-NIFA-OP-010186), grant no. 2023-41595-41325 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or the Extension Foundation. For more information, please visit extension.org. You can view the terms of useat extension.org/terms.

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