Impact Statements


Impact Statements

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.

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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 Teens as Babysitters in McHenry County
Callie Johnson, Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences
File PDF document Wilton Seniors Prevent Falls by “Stepping On”
Michelle Effertz, Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences
File PDF document Providing Education for Healthier Children
Kristi Berdal, Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences
File PDF document Caring for Children
Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Family Nutrition Program
File PDF document Barters Market, not Farmers Market, on Standing Rock Reservation
Sue Isbell, Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development

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