This ten week on-line Professional Development Opportunity is designed to help step staff through the process of developing partnerships that will grow 4-H clubs. This toolkit and training will take you through basic information about understanding the process, researching potential partners, planning and convening meetings, assessing the viability, training and managing the partnership, securing resources and evaluating the partnership.
Week 1: Complete the online registration process and pre-course activities
Week 2: Live Webinar: Introduction to the Course (Tuesday, january 28, 12:30-2:00 PM CST) Complete the modules "Introduction to the Course" and "Understand the Partnership Development Process"
Week 3: Complete the module "Know Your Organization"
Week 4: Complete the module "Research Potential Partners"
Week 5: Catch-up and/or respite
Week 6: Complete the modules "Plan the Partnership meeting" and watch/read the introduction to "Assess the viability of the Partnership"
Week 7: Live Webinar: Assess the viability of the Partnership (Tuesday, March 4, 12"30-2"00 PM CST) Complete the module "Establish and Manage the Partnership"
Week 8: Complete the modules "Secure Resources" and "Train and Support Partners"
Week 9: Complete the module "Evaluate the Partnership"
Week 10: Respite & Wrap-up
Week 11: Complete the Course Evaluation
Tamie Bremseth (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Samantha Grant (email@example.com)
Marisue Hartung (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Anita Harris (email@example.com)
Judith Levings (retired)
In Partnership with:
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4-H staff: University of Minnesota or Iowa State University
Two "Live" Webinars: 12:30-2:00 CST
Tuesday, Jan 28
Tuesday, Mar 4
Pre-course Activities: January 13-26, 2014
Online Training: January 27-April1, 2014 **time for respite included**
Complete all course activities and post assignments on the Discussion Board by the due dates listed on each Module.
Evaluation: Completed by April 6, 2014
A computer made in the past four or five years, either Macintosh or PC
*It is recommended to view courses in 1024 x 768 screen resolution.
Connection to the Internet, Speakers ,E-mail address, printer
An audio player, such as Windows Media Player
Flash Player: If you don't have Flash Player, you may download it here for free.
Adobe Reader: To open pdf documents including worksheets and publications, you need Adobe Reader. If you don’t have Adobe Reader, you may download a free copy.
Adobe Connect Diagnostic Test (Ensures that your computer is ready for the Connect live sessions)