Extension councils

Module 6
Program Development

 

As representatives of people in their communities, county extension council members are knowledgeable about local educational needs. These modules will help you understands your role in:

  • Setting priorities
  • Implementing programs
  • Evaluating and reporting outcomes.

Curriculum contents

What Is the Council's Role in Setting Priorities for Program Development

  1. Council handout - Assists councils in understanding their role and identifying priorities. State statutes and a definition of the extension program are included.
  2. Trainer notes and council activity - Tips for presenters, including a PowerPoint presentation with speaker notes, as well as an activity to help council members review current programs.

What Is the Council Role in Program Implementation?

  1. Council Handout - Explores ways to secure resources to support program development, promote programs, assist in delivery, participate and create enthusiasm. State statutes and a definition of the extension program are included.
  2. Trainer Notes and Council Activity - Tips for presenters, including a PowerPoint presentation with speaker notes, as well as an activity to help council members to promote access to programs.

What Is the Council's Role in Evaluating and Reporting Program Outcomes?

  1. Council Handout - Helps council members understand the importance of program evaluation and reporting outcomes, and how to use outcomes to build support. State statutes and a definition of the extension program are included.
  2. Trainer Notes and Council Activity - Tips for presenters, including a PowerPoint presentation with speaker notes, as well as an activity to help council members review current programs.

Additional resources

Download Module

Video: Council's Role in Setting Priorities, Program Implementation, and Evaluating and Reporting Program Outcomes

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Curriculum package includes handout, timeline, sample notice, trainer notes and activity instructions:
    
Program Priorities (.pdf)
    Implementation (.pdf)
    Evaluation (.pdf)
PowerPoint presentations:
    Program Priorities  (.ppt)
    Implementation (.ppt)
    Evaluation (.ppt)

 

  

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