CD Wire- August 20, 2013
AD Update: Four Weeks to NACDEP/Galaxy IV Conference In four short weeks, we’ll be kicking off the Galaxy IV Conference in Pittsburgh. This year, being a JCEP Galaxy year, we will have a full menu of Extension-related presentations, posters, and workshops ...
CD Wire- July 16, 2013
AD Update: NCRCRD Small Grants Update Our last issue mentioned opportunities to foster multi-state collaboration. It also briefly highlighted a few examples of our recent multi-state efforts. Our push at last fall’s unit retreat to think more about workin ...
CD Wire- July 23, 2013
AD Update: Getting Better for your Professional Growth and Development Item 13 on the Assistant Director position description reads, “Provide direction and leadership for the professional development of all Extension personnel assigned Community Developme ...
CD Wire- July 30, 2013
AD Update: Performance Management: Check-Ins, Coaching, and Annual Review Last week we talked about us taking steps to improve the way we implement the Extension performance management process. We have previously discussed the importance of planning and g ...
CD Wire- June 25, 2013
AD Update: The Time is Now for Multi-State Collaboration A couple of weeks ago the North Central CD program leaders spent a day discussing how we might better meet programming needs in the region. It was the first of three scheduled face-to-face conversat ...
CD Wire- June 4, 2013
AD Update: Interim Assignment: Opportunities and Challenges You may have noticed a note from Director Keith Smith last Friday, mentioning a new temporary assignment for me as Assistant Director, Agriculture and Natural Resources. This interim role is in ...
CD Wire- June 11, 2013
AD Update: Monthly Mileage Submission Requirements and Tips Being the start of June, last week was a busy time for mileage reimbursement requests for May. I worked up a short note on this topic for the ANR folks last week and realized it probably has some ...
CD Wire- June 18, 2013
AD Update: Summer Unit Meeting: Final Preparations Next week (Wednesday, June 26) the CD Unit will be meeting in Harrison County. Our day begins at 9:00 a.m. at the farm of Dick and Kaye Clay (on U.S. 22 about a mile east of the U.S. 22/S.R. 800 junction) ...
CD Wire- May 21, 2013
AD Update: Collaboration: Always ‘In Season’ As we wrap up the annual performance review ‘season’ I have had many chances to read formal written feedback from colleagues and clientele. Such excellent evaluative feedback is a testament to the quality of o ...
CD Wire- May 14, 2013
AD Update: It Will Be What You Make of It The past few updates have focused on giving. That theme continues this week, but instead of giving via the Campus Campaign, we focus on giving via your professional association. I turned over the NACDEP Treasurer ...