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Extension Skills

Second Thursday of Every Month:

January 12th, February 9th, March 9th, April 13th, May 11th, June 8th, July 13th, August 10th, September 14th, October 12th, November 9th, December 14th, 2023

2 PM - 3 PM Eastern Time |  1 PM - 2 PM Central Time | 12 PM - 1 PM Mountain Time |
11 AM - 12 PM Pacific Time | 10 AM - 11 AM Alaska Time | 9 AM - 10 AM Hawaii Time

Each second Thursday of the month, the Impact Collaborative's Extension Skills series will provide an opportunity for Cooperative Extension professionals to build capacity with tools, processes and tech skills training. This series is available to Extension Foundation Members Only. Your institution must be a member of the Extension Foundation to participate. Find out if your institution is an Extension Foundation member at extension.org/members

Find past Extension Skill workshops on our Video Resource Library. Past topics include intro to podcasting, creating strong surveys, using twitter for media relations, growing social media audience, community forums, virtual engagement tools, evaluation tips and more! 

Each month, we will update the information below for what the Extension Skills Session for the month will be!

Extension Skills February 9th, 2023: Podcasting for Beginners (part 2 from Basics in 2022) 

In part one of Podcasting for Beginners, Aaron Weibe provided an overview of the basics of starting a podcast for your Extension program. He reviewed the basic equipment and software needed, audio editing, and publishing your episodes to podcast platforms! In part two, he will go over how to distribute the podcast to the various podcasting streams for the public to access.

Coming up this Year:
March- Stakeholder Engagement in Natural Resources 
April- Volunteer Engagement 
May- Communicating Your Story: Blogging
June- How to Read an RFA: Grant skills
July- Market Research for Messaging
August-Volunteer & Recruitment in Motivation
September- Survey Development

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