New Professional Association for Extension Launched
A new Professional Association for Extension Professionals is being launched for 2011—The National Association of Extension Program and Staff Development Professionals. This Association will provide an organized forum for extension program and staff development professionals across the extension system to come together to:
- Improve communication and collaboration
- Advocate for the profession
- Enhance multi-state efforts
- Discuss, develop, sponsor, and promote educational training programs and activities that advance program and staff development practices
- Advance the professional status of program and staff development professionals by encouraging continuous self-improvement
- Strengthen communication with Extension Administration.
Please contact Cheri Brodeur, Membership Chair, 352-392-0386, firstname.lastname@example.org or Debra T. Davis, 225-578-4565, DDavis@agcenter.lsu.edu for information on joining this new and exciting professional association. Or Join the listserv by sending a message to email@example.com or visit Extension Program and Staff Development on Facebook.