|4-H Offers Teen Leadership Training Utah State University Extension 4-H offers Teen Leadership
Training on the USU campus in Logan Oct. 1 - 3 for students in grades 9 through
12 interested in developing leadership skills and in teaching and mentoring
younger youths. Those attending the training can choose from among the main
topics of robotics, science, or nutrition and fitness.
A team is made up of two to four teens and an adult
coach. If those who sign up come as a team with an adult coach and commit to
teach the curriculum to at least 15 youths, team members will each receive a
$100 scholarship toward the registration fee. Youths who come without a team
are welcome to participate at the full cost of registration, which ranges from
$145 to $190 for youths and $165 to $215 for adults, depending on room
For further information,
visit www.utah4h.org or contact Deb Jones at 435-797-2202 or email@example.com.
|Webinar On Managing in Tough Times
Sept. 15, Extension directors and administrators will receive a briefing on the
Managing in Tough Times initiative as a part of the USU Extension webinar series.
The webinar will feature background on the Managing in Tough Times initiative, MiTT, and information about how to market and use it.
Cooperative Extension Service recently launched the MiTTNet directory of programmatic
resources containing educational resources for use by Extension professionals. This directory will help in developing educational programs for farm and ranch managers, families and
individuals, youths and communities related to meeting the demands of today's
will be held Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. MST. The Web address for the conference
is http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/teammeeting/. No
registration is necessary. To learn more, contact Tom Coon, ECOP Programs Sub-Committee and
Michigan State University Extension director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|USU Extension Specialist Represents Discipline Nationally Lindsey Shirley, Utah State University
Extension clothing and textiles specialist and USU assistant professor, was
recently elected to represent family and consumer sciences education issues on
a national coalition.
this responsibility at the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
100th Annual Conference in June when she was elected to the board of directors
for the National Family and Consumer Sciences Education Association. Shirley
will serve a three-year term, also representing the FCSEA on the National
Coalition for Family and Consumer Sciences Education. The coalition, www.facsecoalition.org, was established
in 1977 and provides a unified voice on issues related to family and consumer
to serve in this capacity is an honor that brings with it great responsibility
to position FCS education for continued and future growth," Shirley said.
Tech Tips: Blogging with Google ToolsFrom Dennis Hinkamp, USU Extension Communications
15-minute video available through USU Extension will show you how to integrate all the free tools Google offers
to create a blog, post text, post original video, embed video from YouTube or
Google Video and post from MS Word. You will also see how to manage the
administrative options of the Blog.
(click on the arrow at the bottom left-hand corner of the video screen).
Extension Bloopers: "Cancer" TestingFrom Sanpete County Messenger in May 2009