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Nutrition Educator Opportunities Available

As a member of the Dane County Extension FoodWIse team, Nutrition Educators are peer educators who adapt teaching to honor cultures and experiences. We engage people from the diverse communities of Wisconsin to adopt healthy food and physical activity habits. FoodWIse is a community-based nutrition program that seeks to empower individuals with limited incomes to […]

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Michelle Probst

Probst Moves into Dane County Natural Resources Role

Michelle Probst is the new Natural Resources Educator for UW-Madison Division of Extension in Dane County. In this role, she will support community organizations, committees and departments in informed decision making, strategic planning and their overall efforts to improve the environmental benefits and natural resource assets of the Dane County community. Michelle began working for […]

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Retirement Planning Today® – October, 2021

You’ve worked hard to provide for your family and save for your future. Now, there is a course that teaches how to keep more of what you earn and make your money work harder for you. This educational workshop is hosted by the Dane County UW-Extension Financial Education Center and the team of advisors at […]

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We are hiring! Regional Dairy Educator

We are seeking a Regional Dairy Extension Educator to be a leader in applying research findings and providing education and outreach efforts to dairy producers. This is done through assessment of needs and designing, delivering, and evaluating research-based educational programming and services. This position will initially cover Dane, Dodge, Rock and Jefferson counties. This position […]

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Civil Leadership for Vibrant Communities

If you live or work in Wisconsin, you are invited to register for Civil Leadership for Vibrant Communities. Register here. Registration deadline is Friday, August 27. Tuition is $150. This program builds civil leadership skills — and leadership networks — in an engaging 8 session virtual series. It is made possible through a partnership with Braver […]

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Elevando Wisconsin Leadership Training

Elevando Wisconsin está diseñado para elevar sus habilidades de liderazgo personal y comunitario y construir una red de líderes en todo Wisconsin. El programa consta de cuatro sesiones en línea de septiembre a diciembre del 2021. Las sesiones serán en español e inglés. ¿Para quién es este programa? Cualquier persona interesada en hacer una diferencia […]

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COVID-19 Vaccines: On your back-to-school checklist

The American Academy of Pediatrics and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend everyone 12 years and older get the COVID-19 vaccination to protect against COVID-19. Children ages 12-17 are eligible to get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Only 32.7% of 12–15-year-olds and 42% of 16-17-year-olds have received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine […]

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Nonprofit Peer Learning Program to Launch September 2021

Extension Dane County is launching a nonprofit peer learning program for early phase nonprofit organizations. This training program will cover foundational aspects of running a nonprofit organization, while centering peer learning, resource sharing, and collaboration. To find out more about this program, please visit HERE. For this first cohort, we are seeking to include a […]

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Gabriella Balza Joins Dane County Extension

Gabriella “Gabby” Balza is the new Associate Youth Development Educator with Dane County Extension. Prior to this role she worked as a Writers’ Room Program Coordinator with 826 Boston where she led programming focused on publishing and improving writing skills with high schoolers. Gabriella has experience collaborating with students to create after-school clubs, book publications […]

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