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The Cooperative Extension System: A Force Multiplier for Military Readiness

June 2, 2023 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm CDT

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The Cooperative Extension System is well-positioned to serve military families dispersed throughout the United States. Through the land-grant university system, military family service providers can be supported by the research-driven Cooperative Extension System to boost the work they do to support family well-being.

This course explores the history, accessibility, and programs of the Cooperative Extension System.

Courses Details

In this course, participants will:

  1. Gain awareness of Extension’s long-standing commitment to families, including military-connected families.
  2. Learn about the organization of Extension Services at the federal, state, and local levels.
  3. Learn about Extension programming that focuses on services and resources for active-duty military families and others in the military community.
  4. Understand how to leverage Cooperative Extension as part of the Family Readiness System to support military family well-being and readiness.

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Course Author

Dr. Keith Tidball is the Assistant Director at Cornell Cooperative Extension, and a Senior Extension Associate, Natural Resources and the Environment at Cornell University. Dr. Tidball also serves as the principal investigator for the Community Capacity Building team within OneOp.

Continuing Education Credit

  • 1.0 credit from the Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education (AFCPE) for Accredited Financial Counselors (AFC).
  • 1.0 credit from the Center for Financial Certifications (FinCert) for Certified Personal Finance Counselors (CPFC).
  • 1.0 credit from the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) for Certified Family Life Educators (CFLEs).
  • A certificate of attendance is available.

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June 2, 2023
12:00 am - 11:59 pm CDT
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