Extension County Council Training Academy

The Extension County Council Training Academy provides training for council members to increase their knowledge and effectiveness as an elected official for ISU Extension and Outreach. Training can be done online by individuals or used in group-training .
 

Council Orientation Videos


Iowa Extension Council Association Orientation: Vice President for Extension and Outreach Cathann Kress from ISU Extension and Outreach on Vimeo.
Vice President for Extension and Outreach Cathann Kress welcomes new council members and talks about the history of ISU Extension and Outreach.
 

Iowa Extension Council Association Orientation: Margaret Johnson from ISU Extension and Outreach on Vimeo
Margaret E. Johnson, JD, Deputy Director of the Iowa Public Information Board explains the importance of Iowa Sunshine Laws
pertaining to extension councils.
 
 

Iowa Extension Council Association Orientation: Mary Mosiman and Andy Neilsen from ISU Extension and Outreach on Vimeo.
Mary Mosiman, Auditor, State of Iowa, and Andrew Nielsen, CPA, Deputy Auditor of State, explain extension council fiduciary
responsibilities and internal controls.
 
 

Iowa Extension Council Association Orientation: Jaki Samuelson from ISU Extension and Outreach on Vimeo.
Jaki Samuelson from Jaki Samuelson, JD, Whitfield and Eddy, talks about the importance of knowing employment law and other
areas of law for extension councils.
 
 

Iowa Extension Council Association Orientation: Don Moore from ISU Extension and Outreach on Vimeo.
President Don Moore talks about the benefits of being a member of the Iowa Extention Council Association.
 
 

Iowa Extension Council Association Orientation: Brian Hughes from ISU Extension and Outreach on Vimeo.
Brian Hughes, account executive with LCM Insurance, shares key point about county insurance.

 

Other Trainings:

Budget and Financial Management Training

Budgeting

Financial Management

Extension Council Member Roles and Responsibilities

Supervision of Employees

*All information currently being updated

Risk Management

Miscellaneous

Open Meetings Law

Civil Rights Training Materials