Impact Statements


Impact Statements and Ignite Presentations

NDSU Extension Service Impact Statements are brief summaries of the economic, environmental or social outcomes of our educational efforts. They summarize our accomplishments and their impact on our state and its citizens. Ignite presentations are video-recorded summaries of programs that make a difference.

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Tips for Writing Great Statements

  • Impacts statements are data driven
  • Write professionally, avoid jargon or acronyms
  • List clear and concise situation statement/objectives in the situation section.
  • Be sure to give the context; what happened, who/numbers attending and incorporate into the Extension response section
  • Use an evaluation tool that yields outcomes data (level 2 or higher) and to incorporate into the Impact section and anecdotal feedback for the Feedback section

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You can find the latest Impact Statements listed below.

File PDF document Ethanol Risk Management Training
David Ripplinger, Bioenergy/Bioproduct Economics Specialists
File PDF document Strengthening farm-to-table related programs for youth, adults and urban communities 2017
Todd Wienmann, Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources - Horticulture
File PDF document Parent Education in Region 4
Molly Soeby, Extension Agent, Family and Community Wellness
File PDF document Real Colors: Understanding Ourselves and Others
Carmen Rath-Wald, Extension Agent, Family and Community Wellness
File PDF document Kids, Compost, Crops, and Consumption: Educating youth about the food cycle
Acacia Stuckle, Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development and Family and Community Wellness and Kelsie Egeland, Agriculture and Natural Resources

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