Event Registration - Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals

Seeding Success: Tools, Technology and Techniques for a Successful Extension Natural Resources Career
6/3/2024 - 8/2/2024

Location: Asynchronous online and Zoom webinar

Registration has been Closed for this event.
Event Description

Course Description

Seeding Success is a unique online course for early career Extension Forestry and Natural Resource Professionals, that supports a successful Extension career. The 8-module asynchronous course combines presentations and recorded interviews by experienced Extension natural resource professionals with readings to cover a variety of professional development topics, including networking and mentorship, audience and needs assessment, program development and delivery, program evaluation, scholarship, funding, and more. The course is being offered free of charge.

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Who Should Participate

The course is targeted towards early career forestry and natural resource Extension professionals, but has information and insights that may be relevant to experienced Extension professionals, as well as non-Extension natural resource educators.

Course Delivery and Logistics

Join a cohort of Extension professionals to complete the course modules at your own pace over the course of 8 weeks, meeting weekly milestones. Participants will also join three live one-hour zoom meetings during weeks 1, 4, and 8 to discuss module topics. After finishing all modules, participants receive a certificate of completion for the course.


  • Week 1 (June 3-9, 2024): Introduction to the Course & Live Zoom Introductory Meeting
    Week 2 (June 10-16, 2024):       
    • Module 1: Onboarding Basics - Getting Started in Forestry & Natural Resources (1 webinar)
    • Module 2: Networking Your Way to Success - The Role of Mentors (1 webinar)
  • Week 3 (June 17-23, 2024):      
    • Module 3: Audiences & Needs Assessments (2 webinars)
  • Week 4 (June 24-30, 2024):      
    • Module 4: Program Development & Delivery (2 webinars)
    • Live Zoom Meeting
  • PAUSE (July 1-7, 2024) BREAK
  • Week 5 (July 8-12, 2024):           
    • Module 5: An Introduction to Program Evaluation (2 webinars)
  • Week 6 (July 15-19, 2024):        
    • Module 6: Extension Scholarship (2 webinars)
  • Week 7 (July 22-26, 2024):        
    • Module 7: Finding Financial Support For Program Enhancement (1 webinar)
    • Module 8: Negotiating External Partnerships Final Webinar & Wrap-Up (1 webinar)
  • Week 8 (July 29-August 2, 2024): Course Conclusion & Live Zoom Meeting


Contact Holly Campbell, ANREP PLD Committee Chair, hollycam@uga.edu
Seeding Success was developed from a 2016 NIFA RREA Capacity Grant