David E. Baker Distinguished Extension Programmatic Leadership Award
The David E. Baker Distinguished Extension Programmatic Leadership Award recognizes a University of Missouri Extension faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in the development and delivery of strategic educational efforts or programming to address emerging agriculture and/or natural resource challenges and issues.
Recipient will receive a plaque and up to $1,000 to be used for professional development.
All University of Missouri Extension faculty are eligible. Members of the immediate administrative staff of the vice chancellor for extension, regional directors, campus extension administrators and members of the Fellowship and Awards Committee are not eligible.
Recipients of the award shall demonstrate
- A track record of high quality educational programming that strategically addresses emerging challenges and issues impacting University of Missouri Extension clientele.
- Excellence in building and maintaining new partnerships.
- Leadership in cross-disciplinary endeavors.
- Outstanding evaluation efforts.
- Innovation demonstrated by the educational activity.
- Proven commitment to lifelong learning for planning, conducting and evaluating extension educational activity.
Nominations and selection
Nominations for the 2020 awards will be accepted May 18 — June 15. Nominators will be directed through a simple form consisting of brief text fields, drop-down selection boxes, and a single description of why your nominee is deserving of the award. Note: Nominator name and contact information are not required fields; you may nominate anonymously or self-nominate.
Nominees will be contacted in June to complete an electronic application form, with many fields auto-populated from the nomination form. The nominee may edit this information, complete a single narrative describing their work, and attach a current CV (for faculty awards). Applications for the 2020 awards will be accepted through July 17. References will then be contacted for a simple statement of support as part of the final selection process.
Nominations are reviewed by the Fellowship and Awards Committee appointed by the vice chancellor for extension. The committee – composed of representatives of UMEA, Epsilon Sigma Phi, the University of Missouri campuses and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement – makes recommendations to the vice chancellor, who makes the final selection.
For award-specific questions, please email [email protected].
A symbol or recognition is presented by the vice chancellor for extension at a regional or campus event.
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