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 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.

  • May 23

    SAFE Training

    May 23, 2019 - November 12, 2019 7/22, 8/21, 11/12 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    SAFE (Screening Applicants for Effectiveness) training is essential training to ensures the safety of children and youth. Learn to identify signs of concern and know how to address difficult situations before they affect our youth audiences.

  • Sep 10

    Facilitative Leadership

    September 10, 2019 - September 12, 2019 Kettunen Center Kettunen Center, 14901 4-H Dr, Tustin, MI 49688

    The workshop's overall goal is to provide a thorough overview and understanding of facilitative leadership and the competencies needed to enhance group work.

  • Sep 11

    Women's Networking Association: Women Supporting Women

    September 11, 2019 3:00PM - 4:30PM

    Despite advancements in the number of women in leadership positions, women continue to face structural inequalities and bias at the intersection of gender, race and other points of identity.

  • 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.

  • 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

    MSU Extension: Leading & Managing (D2L)

    December 30, 2020 - December 31, 2020

    This course, which is still under pilot, is recommended for anyone in a supervisory role. Contact Anne Baker at to be added.

  • 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.

  • Dec 30

    Grants Development 101 (D2L)

    December 30, 2020 - December 31, 2020

    This course, which is still under pilot, is recommended for anyone who currently applies for grants or anticipates doing so in the future.

  • 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.

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