CD Wire- September 24, 2013
AD Update: NACDEP/Galaxy IV Follow-Up Last week at this time, many of us were kicking the NACDEP/Galaxy IV Conference into high gear at the Pittsburgh Convention Center. It was an action-packed week for sure with conference tours, meetings, events, and ...
CD Wire- September 10, 2013
AD Update: Final Galaxy Prep... Many of us will be attending the Galaxy Conference next week in Pittsburgh. Thanks to Rose Merkowitz, we have an attendee list that tells us who is traveling when. You may want to refer to it and identify possible carpoo ...
CD Wire- August 13, 2013
AD Update: Reporting Our Efforts The past few updates have focused on some of the key elements necessary for our professional growth and development: the OSUE Competency Model, performance management, coaching, and performance and professional goals. For ...
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 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- 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 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- 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 ...