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Online training helps extension agents focus on community dynamics

Want to better understand how communities work? Take a close look at an important training opportunity being offered by a national team of extension specialists.  “Level I Foundations of Practice in Community Development” focuses on understanding your communities and their dynamics. 

Extension specialists working in all fields of extension can benefit from having a good pulse on the current and changing needs and conditions in their area, part of the training in this course.  In addition, successful extension depends on the ability to recognize the breadth of resources and assistance that people and organizations can offer in support of a specialist’s work, another emphasis in Level I of Foundations of Practice in Community Development. Offered as a Web-based distance education program, this program is available in the office, meeting room, or home. For more information or to register, visit the new Foundations of Practice Web site.


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