Program and Organizational Development
Program and Organizational Development Unit (POD) of University of Maryland Extension (UME) provides support to all the folks from the time that they join our organization (onboarding) through their entire professional career. We provide them training, materials, and resources to be successful in their professional journey. Please explore our website to find our past/upcoming training offerings, materials on program planning, program development, evaluation and assessment, teaching effectiveness, publication, mentoring, promotion, and tenure resources, as well as to connect with us for one-on-one consultations. We are a fearless group of professionals with wide varieties of expertise. So, are you ready to take your professional career to the next level with us?
Offerings from Program and Organizational Development (POD) Unit
|Feb. 09, 2023||10 a.m. to 3 p.m.||In-person||Competency skill development, Extension Value, Senior
Admin Team and service providers, IRB and CITI training
|• Competency assessment
• Why extension?
• Land grants’ mission
• UME Senior Admin Team
• Service Providers
• IRB and CITI training
|Extension Program Development Process Overview of the series||• Diffusion of innovation
• Important components of program development process
• Appreciative inquiry approaches
• Utilizing extension advisory committees
• Building allyship with community influencers
|Mar. 09, 2023||10 a.m. to 12 noon||Virtual||Teaching Philosophy||• Teaching philosophy
• How to be an effective teacher?
• Curriculum development
|Apr. 06, 2023||10 a.m. to 12 noon||Virtual||Establishing Baseline Data; Designing Programs with Impacts
||• What is data? Types of data?
• Methods of data collection
• Design program to show impact
|Needs Assessments||• What is needs assessment?
• How to conduct needs assessment?
• Different models
|May 11, 2023||10 a.m. to 3 p.m.||In-person||Key Programming Strategies for Effective Outcomes||• Components of logic model (input, output, outcome, impact)
• Applying logic model to your program development
• How to evaluate effective outcomes?
• Why DEIR?
• How do we apply in our programming?
|Mentoring||• What is mentoring?
• Effective strategies
|Series evaluation and certificate distribution||• Formal and informal evaluation of the series
• Giving away the completion certificates
|Feb. 23, 2023||10 a.m. to 11 a.m.||Virtual||Grant Writing||
|Mar. 23, 2023||10 a.m. to 11 a.m.||Virtual||Publications/ Conferences||
|Apr. 20, 2023||10 a.m. to 11 a.m.||Virtual||Curriculum development
|Jun. 1, 2023||10 a.m. to 11 a.m.||Virtual||Evaluation and Assessment||
|Aug. 24, 2023||10 a.m. to 12 noon||Virtual||Teaching Effectiveness||
|Sept. 7, 2023||10 a.m. to 12 noon||Virtual||IEP||
|Oct. 5, 2023||10 a.m. to 12 noon||Virtual||
Federal Reporting and UMERS
|Nov. 9, 2023||10 a.m. to 12 noon.||Virtual||Impact Statements||
|Dec. 7, 2023||10 a.m. to 12 noon.||Virtual||Curriculum Vitae||
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