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Globalizing Extension Innovation Network

This open group creates a network of professionals interested in globalizing Extension innovation. It shares and develops best practices for augmenting extension programs through cross-cultural and international experiences. The network supports the engagement of extension professionals through educational programs emphasizing understanding of global dynamics and using cultural knowledge.

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Former GEIN Intern Named as USA Representative to Global 4-H Network

Rachel Noble ·
The Globalizing Extension Innovation Network would like to congratulate Dylan Gentry, Former GEIN Intern, on his appointment as the 2021 Global 4-H Youth Delegate as a representative of the United States. The Global 4-H Network Board of Directors proposed the Global 4-H Youth Committee be formed to represent youth voices from each of the 4-H regions worldwide. The individuals will serve July 2021-June 2022 and assist in the planning and preparations of the Global 4-H Summit in September...

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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. 

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