Tuesday, January 28, 2020
The Tuesday Letter is a weekly email to approximately 2,500 faculty and staff of K-State Research and Extension and the College of Agriculture, providing recipients with timely announcements and updates.
From the Director for Extension
I am extremely pleased to announce that our new Associate Director for Extension Programs is Dr. Rick Peterson. Dr. Peterson will assume those duties by June 1, 2020. His academic home will be the School of Family Studies and Human Services.
From KSRE Administration
This week’s Shout Out comes from Early Childhood Development Specialist Dr. Bradford Wiles and is given to K-State Research and Extension Post Rock District Director Nora Rhoades.
Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events
The 2020 NUEL North Central Regional Conference will be held May 18-19 on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison. A call for session proposals has been released and you are encouraged to consider showcasing your urban work in Kansas!
One of the joys of working as an Extension agent is the opportunity to constantly improve our professional skills. Consider participating in these low-cost, high quality professional development opportunities at the Kansas Leadership Center.
Our call for proposals for class sessions at the 2020 Kansas 4-H Discovery Days is ready and open until February 19.
KEAFCS Awards are due February 24. Apply now online.
Attend an event with hands-on experience to discover new ways to market your business or organization in an online environment. Accelerate your learning and goals for advancing your business or organization's presence online.
This year's keynote speakers are Samory Pruitt, vice president for community affairs at the University of Alabama; and Nancy Thomas, director of the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education at Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life.
The purpose of First Friday e-calls is to nurture small business and inspire entrepreneurship across the state. On Friday, February 7, we'll tell you about a program that gives monetary incentives to employers who hire non-traditional employees.
Human Resource Information
State mileage reimbursement rates were reduced effective January 1, 2020.
On-boarding for new Local Unit Employees.
Extension Professional Trainings
Powerful Tools for Caregivers Train the Trainer event offered Sunday, February 9 - Monday, February 10. Cost $150; fee covered for ADA PFT members. Open to all. Pre-registration required; seats limited.
The 2020 Extension Annual Conference will be October 27-29, 2020 in Manhattan. Be sure to mark your calendars and reserve the dates.
Join the Diversity Programs Office as we start our spring semester honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his contributions.
Thank You for the Condolences for the loss of my mother.
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