ECOP Monday Minute RETURNS on Monday, December 3 - Happy Thanksgiving!!
Barbara Petty, Associate Dean and Director Extension, University of Idaho (UI), is the newest member of ECOP. Barbara was appointed by the Western Extension Directors Association and began serving a 4-year term this month. Barbara also Chairs the Board of Directors of eXtension Foundation. Barbara became an Extension Director in 2016 after serving 2 years as interim at UI. Welcome Barbara!
The most recent list of National Cooperative Extension Leaders is now available at www.extension.org/ecop. Please forward corrections and updates to Assistant Director Sandy Ruble at email@example.com. Thank you.
Learning for Leaders: December 7, 3-4 p.m. ET - Last Thursday at the first meeting of the new year, ECOP endorsed the topic for the December 2018 edition of Next Generation Extension - Learning for Leaders. To continue the robust national dialogue on Extension's Role in the Broader University Mission and Engagement, ECOP Chair Ed Jones has invited Sheila Martin, APLU Vice President, Economic Development and Community Engagement, and ECOP Member Scott Reed to introduce the new APLU Commission on Economic and Community Engagement (CECE). During the one-hour Zoom conference, Directors and Administrators will explore Extension's involvement with CECE. Use the following details to add to date/time to calendars: Join Zoom Meeting https://extension.zoom.us/j/129450710. Dial by location +1 646 876 9923 US (New York) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 129 450 710.
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More About eXtension Membership - eXtension helps Extension professionals generate a more visible, measurable, local impact. Here are some of the benefits of eXtension membership:
- Equipping Extension Educators and Agents with innovation skills that will help accelerate projects & programs towards having a greater impact.
- Professional development opportunities locally, nationally, and online centered upon collective impact to address institutions' most critical issues.
- Connecting project and program teams to strategic partners & key informants that brings new capacity to each state/institution.
- Implementing an Impact Collaborative Facilitator within each institution to bring fresh approaches, and hold skill-building sessions, for project teams and priority task forces.
- Access to interactive eFieldbooks: a “go-to” resource for Extension professionals and project/program teams to begin discussion, help establish processes, and assist with the delivery of new programs focused on priority issues.
To read more about eXtension's single membership level, the All-Access Membership, click here. To learn more about how to become a member, contact Beverly Coberly at beverlycoberly@eXtension.org.