Patricia Errer is a Michigan State University Extension 4-H program coordinator in Huron County. She has worked in the program coordinator capacity since April 2017.
As a program coordinator, Patricia provides leadership and management of local 4-H programs, volunteers, and youth participants in Huron County. She promotes and strengthens the Huron County 4-H program by developing programs and partnerships, promoting, and evaluating 4-H programs, and recruiting and training volunteers. Patricia is also the liaison from the state Michigan 4-H office and helps to ensure that statewide opportunities and information are available to local participants.
Patricia is a peer mentor for new staff, a member of the New Staff Onboard training team, and on the statewide special needs POD committee.
Prior to joining MSU Extension, Patricia was employed at the Huron Intermediate School District for 34.5 years working with the special needs and general populations as a paraprofessional, teacher, and school social worker.
Patricia earned an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts from St. Clair County Community College, Bachelor of Social Work from Saginaw Valley State University, with minors in Sociology, Interdisciplinary Studies, and History, and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Michigan State University. Patricia is a Licensed Master Social Worker and brings experience working with youth and families, geriatrics, mental health, drug prevention, social and emotional, autism and other intellectual disabilities, positive behavior supports, behavioral interventions, and diversity.
Patricia is an alumni of the Huron County 4-H program participating in arts and craft project areas.
Honors Patricia has received include:
Michigan Association of Extension 4-H Youth Professionals - Achievement in Service
Michigan Association of Extension 4-H Staff – Excellence in Expressive Arts
Michigan Association of Extension 4-H Staff - Excellence in Camp Programming