For faculty and staff

Professional development

Lifelong learning is the essence of MU Extension. Professional development opportunities for all extension faculty and staff are offered in many formats, subject areas, locations and schedules.

New and experienced faculty and staff have varied levels of knowledge, skills and experiences in program development theory and core competencies required to do their job. Ongoing professional development is essential to maintain the workforce require to meet MU Extension mission. For more information, see the MU Extension Professional Development Logic Model (PDF).

Examples of professional development opportunities:

To participate in a professional development opportunity, check with your supervisor to discuss funding and work time scheduling.

For recommendations on effective career development, see the Guidelines for Successful MU Extension Professional Development (PDF).