Extension Professional Development
Ongoing professional development is essential to maintaining a high-performing and engaged workforce. Professional opportunities listed below provide a framework for supporting the career growth of MU Extension employees that aligns with MU Extension strategic direction.
See below for information regarding various professional development opportunities within MU Extension. Events are both in-person and via live streamed video.
Professional Development Funds
Extension faculty can apply for up to $1500 per year to help cover the cost of attending professional development activities, conferences, etc. All funding must go through the application process and be approved by the PD Committee.
Missouri Extension Leadership Development (MELD)
Cohort of MU Extension professionals learning together. The cohort meets four times per year at different locations around the state.
National Extension Leadership Development (NELD)
Cohort of Extension professionals from land-grant institutions in the North Central region of the Unites States. The cohort meets four times per year in locations around the U.S. International travel to Costa Rica is included.
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Finding Funding Training - Zoom Session
Event date: July 16, 2020
Event time: | 9:00 am - 10:30 am
In this professional development session you will learn about the different types of grant funding available and how to find specific grant opportunities, including an introduction to Foundation Directory Online and Pivot. The session will also ...
Dotdigital Zoom sesson: Surveys and landing pages
Event date: July 28, 2020
Event time: | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Certified Dot Digital users will receive further information about this training, with a Zoom link, via emailDotdigital doesn't just allow you to send newsletters through email. Other features of the platform include creating surveys and landing ...
Excel instructional video for beginners
How-To Resources - Mel. Wolverson's Youtube video for Excel beginners. Learn basic Excel skills while building a budget from scratch.