Events & Training

This page lists events and training opportunities for MSU Extension Employees. For a listing of reoccurring training events and self-access courses, please also see the Professional Development Page.  Please contact Anne Baker at amb@msu.edu it you know of an event that you believe is appropriate to list here. 

  • Mar 15

    Interviewing Potential Volunteers

    March 15, 2019 - December 9, 2019

    Details about the training's can be found below or at the registration link. Registrations are limited at 30 individuals per training. However, if a specific training is full, but you would like to attend, please let me know so I can monitor a wait list.

  • Oct 28

    Mental Health First Aid USA Training

    October 28, 2019 - December 19, 2019 Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, Mackinac BC room, 100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme, MI 49610 (Pre-conference session for Fall Extension Conference - registration is through FEC)

    This 8-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

  • Nov 13

    Quest I: Introduction to LGBTQA+ Identities

    November 13, 2019 10:00AM - 12:30PM MSU Union Campus - Mosaic Multicultural Center 49 Abbott Rd East Lansing, MI 48824

    Wednesday, November 13th – 10:00am to Noon – Quest I: Introduction to LGBTQ. Training by LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, GAY, AND TRANSGENDER RESOURCE CENTER on MSU's campus.

  • Nov 14

    EQ: Don't be a Sheldon

    November 14, 2019 9:00AM - 11:00AM

    Online workshop on Emotional Intelligence from the OSU Leadership Center. $95 / 2 hours. Register by 11/8.

  • Nov 14

    Accessibility: Closed Captioning for Videos

    November 14, 2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    In this session you will learn about options for closed captioning of videos, such as Zoom recordings, in addition to best practices for making your videos meet MSU accessibility requirements. For more details contact Gwyn Shelle at heyboerg@msu.edu.

  • Nov 19

    Two Day Multicultural Self-Awareness Workshop

    November 19, 2019 - November 20, 2019

    All MSU Extension employees regardless of funding source or appointment are expected to attend this “cornerstone” multicultural workshop which sets an organizational framework for recognizing, understanding and appreciating differences.

  • Nov 19

    Zoom Meeting Training | November 2019

    November 19, 2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM

    Has a feature of Zoom been puzzling you? Bring your questions to this session. Basic features of Zoom will be covered including scheduling and host controls. For more details contact Gwyn Shelle at heyboerg@msu.edu.

  • Nov 21

    Qualtrics Workshop

    November 21, 2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM

    This face-to-face workshop provides an overview of Qualtrics, a cloud-based survey softw

  • Nov 21

    Copyright and Permissions

    November 21, 2019 2:00PM - 3:30PM

    This workshop explores permission requirements, fair use exceptions, and other issues involved in using copyright protected materials in publications.

  • Dec 2

    Register for Active Violence Training

    December 2, 2019 10:00AM - 11:30AM

    Learn to understand the nature of active violence and what to do if confronted with violence in the workplace.

  • Dec 3

    Mental Health First Aid USA Training - Youth

    December 3, 2019 8:30AM - 5:30PM John T. Rich Building, 1800 Imlay City Rd, Lapeer, MI 48446

    This 8-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

  • Jan 13

    Active Violence Training 1.13.20

    January 13, 2020 3:00PM - 4:30PM

    To help MSU Extension employees understand the nature of active violence and what to do if confronted with violence in the workplace.

  • Feb 3

    Active Violence Training February 3, 2019

    February 3, 2020 1:00PM - 2:30PM

    To help MSU Extension employees understand the nature of active violence and what to do if confronted with violence in the workplace, we have asked Captain Matt Merony of the MSU police to deliver training on Active Violence Response.

  • Dec 30

    Evaluation Expedition (D2L)

    December 30, 2020 - December 31, 2020

    Self-access, online course for employees involved in program evaluation or who want to better understand how programs are evaluated should take this course.

  • Dec 30

    Essential Employee Training (D2L)

    December 30, 2020 - December 31, 2020

    Modules on various topics which are relevant to all positions in MSU Extension: Civil Rights, MS Outlook & Productivity, EBS / Budgets, Branding & Marketing, Travel Expense Reports, Meetings, and Philanthropy.

  • Dec 30

    Vend (D2L)

    December 30, 2020 - December 31, 2020

    This course is required for anyone who will be using the cash register and VEND system. You can self-enroll.

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