Epsilon Sigma Phi
The Extension Professionals' Organization

SECTION F PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

(Reviewed and Adopted November 2016)

ROLE OF THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:

To promote professional excellence, personal development and leadership development among Extension personnel.

COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Make suggestions to the National Board for the general theme and professional development opportunities at the National ESP Conference.
  • Solicit proposals for concurrent session, lightning, posters and ESP committee sponsored presentations to be given at the National ESP Conference.
  • Evaluate concurrent session, lightning and poster session proposals through a blind review.
  • Recommend the proposed sessions and presenters to the National ESP Board for approval. After approval, notify applicants of the results of the review.
  • Implement the professional development program at the National ESP Conference in close coordination with the National ESP Board, National Executive Director, and Local Arrangements Committee.
  • Ensure that the proposals and abstracts are available to the National ESP Office for posting on the ESP website.
  • Provide for collection and summarization of evaluation data from National ESP Conference.
  • Design additional professional development opportunities, for example, preconference workshop or webinars during the year.
  • Work with ESP National Committees to provide professional development opportunities throughout the year.
  • Promote and foster professional improvement through collaboration with professional organizations to which Extension personnel belong.
  • Develop a plan for accomplishing the committee purposes and submit to the National ESP Board.
  • Submit mid-year and annual reports to the National ESP Board and the National ESP Office.
  • Prepare at least one article for each issue of the Epsilon Sigma Phi Newsletter.
  • Carry out other responsibilities assigned by the National ESP Board.

EXTENSION LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
sponsored by the Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP)

The Extension Leadership Conference (ELC) is an annual professional development conference.

  • Click here for ELC guidelines
    • PURPOSE--OBJECTIVE
    • WHO ATTENDS
    • MEETING LOCATION/LENGTH
    • FUNDS SUPPORT
    • PRESIDENTS SHOULD BRING TO WORKSHOP:
    • AGENDA TOPICS
    • PROGRAM COORDINATION




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