Planning and the Program Evaluation and Reporting System (PEARS)

In January of 2020, MSU Extension will transition to PEARS as a planning and reporting system. In PEARS, you can develop Action Plans and Professional Development Plans. Below are some tools to help you develop those outside of the PEARS system. You will be asked to log in using your MSU net ID to view some of these files.

Action Plan Templates:






CFEI Individual Action Plan template includes communications and professional development


Educator, Specialist, Program Instructor action plan template
4-H Program Coordinator and 4-H Program Instructor action plan template


Health Team individual action plan template
Food Safety Team individual action plan template 
NPA individual action plan template
SUPERvising Educator SUPER template

Food Safety Team Plan
Health Team Plan

PEARS basic action plan template

Guide to writing good Action Plans



Professional Development Plans:

Good professional development plans will show that an individual is making efforts to improve in one or more of MSU Extension's core competencies. Core competency documentation can be found here.

Professional Development Plan template

Guide to writing good Professional Development Events



For help with MIPRS, PEARS, or SUPER, reach out to Norma Lundeen:

Norma Lundeen

Norma Lundeen

Planning and Reporting Project Manager
Norma Lundeen is the MSU Extension Planning and Reporting Project Manager. She is the main point of contact for support with the Michigan Planning and Reporting System (MIPRS) and the Supervisors Using Planning, Evaluation, and Reporting (SUPER) system.

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