Extension councils

Extension Council Leadership Training

Leadership training for new council members supports the primary functions of county extension councils:

  • Educational program development and implementation
  • Governance
  • Membership

Training Topics

  1. New Member Orientation Manual 
    An introduction to serving on county extension councils and to University of Missouri Extension's mission and organization.
  2. Be an Effective County Council Member
    An overview of the characteristics and skills required to meet the statutory responsibilities of serving on the County Extension Council.
  3. Recruiting Candidates for Effective County Councils 
    A how-to guide on meeting statutory obligations and developing a diverse, representative county extension council.
  4. Extension Council Youth Leadership Training and Resources

    Provides seven topics to help county councils add youths (14 to 17 years) to their councils..
  5. Mastering the Nuts and Bolts of Council Elections
    A comprehensive summary of conducting annual election in accordance with state statutes and providing opportunity for participation.
  6. Understanding County Budgets and Fiscal Reports
    An outline of state statutes governing the county extension council's fiscal obligations, as well as fiscal management and reporting requirements.
  7. Program Development
    Three modules exploring how the council participates in setting priorities, program implementation, and evaluating programs and reporting outcomes.
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Council Leadership materials have been developed through the Council Leadership Development Committee -- a partnership of the Missouri Extension County Council Leadership Council and University of Missouri Extension.



Tony DeLong
County Council Coordinator
E-mail: DeLongT@missouri.edu
Phone: 573-882-4592