Epsilon Sigma Phi Handbook
Goal 1: Play a critical role in positively shaping tomorrow’s Extension System
Objective 1: Foster dialogue that creates opportunities for critical thinking about the future of the Extension system.
Objective 2: Build capacity for addressing emerging issues.
Objective 3: Build advocacy capacity and recognize excellence in support/advocacy that ultimately advances the Extension System.
Goal 2: Foster excellence in the Extension professional through professional development and leadership opportunities
Objective 1: Provide on-going relevant professional development utilizing a variety of delivery methods in response to the needs of Extension professionals.
Objective 2: Utilize technology for the delivery of professional development and leadership training.
Objective 3: Promote collaborative efforts with JCEP partners to encourage multi-state and multi-disciplinary professional development for all Extension professionals.
Objective 4: Provide grants and scholarships to enhance professional leadership and development for chapters and members.
Objective 5: Provide chapter and member recognition programs that are sought out and valued by members and institutional administrators.
Objective 6: Respond to the needs of life-long learning for life members.
Goal 3: Cultivate a strong, relevant ESP organization
Objective 1: Actively seek growth and diversity in ESP membership.
Objective 2: Continually refine and review ESP’s vision and how it is carried out.
Objective 3: Recruit and train effective leaders for national and chapter ESP roles to enhance and sustain organizational goals.
Objective 4: Be an organization that is seen as a leader in using new technologies in appropriate ways to enhance our mission.
Objective 5: Provide efficient and effective communication with chapters and members.
Objective 6: Provide the financial resources to support the objectives of the organization.