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Accepting applications for 2016 NELD North Central (6/11/2015)

The Extension Leadership Team invites applications from agents, area and state specialists, and administrators who are interested in participating in the 2016 NELD North Central program. Applicants must be full-time employees with at least three years of service with NDSU Extension. A program overview provided by University of Minnesota Extension (the host institution) provides a good description of what it's all about. Participants' transportation, meals, lodging and seminar tuition will be supported with state funds.

The program requires full commitment and participation. In addition to personal and professional development resources, participants will attend four, on-site seminars as follows:

  • Session 1, January 25-29, 2016, Chicago, IL, Understanding My Role as Leader
  • Session 2, April 15-23, 2016, Costa Rica, Entering the Realm of the Other
  • Session 3, July 11-15, 2016, Washington, DC, Leading in a Shared Power World
  • Session 4, September 20-23, 2016, St Paul, MN, Integrating Leadership for Change

Up to three participants will be selected from the applications that reach my office by Friday, July 31, 2015. Please allow enough time to get the needed signatures along the way.

As you consider whether or not to apply, you may find it helpful to visit with a few of your colleagues who have participated in recent years.

  • 2015   Hans Kandel, Karla Monson & Amy Tichy
  • 2014   Marcia Hellandsaas & Lisa Pederson
  • 2013   Chris Augustin, Vanessa Hoines, Dena Kemmet, LoAyne Voigt & Joe Zeleznik
  • 2012   Janet Knodel & Samantha Roth

We invite you to consider this opportunity to look at leadership in a new way.

Chris Boerboom, Extension Director

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