Ongoing professional development is essential to maintaining a high-performing and engaged workforce. Professional opportunities listed below provide a framework for supporting the career growth of MU Extension employees that aligns with MU Extension strategic direction.
See below for information regarding various professional development opportunities within MU Extension.
State-wide professional development
State-wide professional development is seen as employee driven with accountability to self, supervisor, program/unit and MU Extension. The employee is encouraged to seek training opportunities that improves their craft, and aligns with their individual development plan, performance and career goals, and career stages.
Program/unit professional development
- Check with your program director for content specific training opportunities.
Regional professional development
- Check with your regional director.
Support Unit professional development
- Check with your unit supervisor for unit specific training opportunities.
Other professional development opportunities
To participate in a professional development opportunity, check with your supervisor to discuss funding and work time scheduling.
Recommendations on effective career development