Extension Council Conference Agenda

reFocus for Succes logoSaturday, March 13

Virtual Zoom link will be shared with registrants on March 11.

9:00 – Welcome, opening remarks

  • Jennifer Vit, IECA Executive Director
  • Dr. John Lawrence, Vice President, Extension and Outreach

9:20 – 10:00 Breakout session 1  

  • 1A - County Finances 101 (Beginners’ Finance)
  • 1B - Mental Health in the Workplace
  • 1C - Initiative Insights – Improving Food Supply, Safety, & Access | Reviving the Iowa Economy

10:05 – 10:45 Breakout session 2

  • 2A - County Finances 102 (Advanced Finance)
  • 2B - Conducting Public Council Meetings
  • 2C - Initiative Insights – Expanding Education Opportunities for Youth | Increasing Access to Child Care

10:50 – 11:30 Breakout session 3

  • 3A - Employment Law and Practices
  • 3B - Extension Office Real Estate Options
  • 3C - Initiative Insights – Improving Financial Security | Addressing Mental Health

11:35 – 12:15 Breakout session 4

  • 4A - Stumbling Blocks to a Clean Financial Review
  • 4B - The New ISU Extension and Outreach Q/A
  • 4C - 4-H Annual Check-up

12:15 – 12:30 Closing remarks

  • What's next in your journey?  Connie Casson, Conference Co-Chair, Region 21, West Pottawattamie County Extension Council