North Central Region Network Conference

 

Connect, Discover, Action

NUEL North Central Region Network Conference is Going Virtual!

May 18-19, 2020

 

The NCR Network Conference will be held via Zoom on May 18 and 19 and feature many of the same presenters that were scheduled to be in Madison. This decision was made in an effort to keep all participants safe and healthy as COVID-19 continues to spread globally and have dynamic impacts on our families and communities.

  • The virtual sessions will be offered on May 18-19, 2020. The same dates as the scheduled in person conference.
  • The sessions will begin at 9 am CT and end at 12:30 pm CT each day.
  • Registration is just $20!

Thank you to all who attended and presented at the conference! 

We hope to have links to presentations posted soon.

Conference Goal: To build a network of urban Extension professionals in the North Central Region that leverages the knowledge and life experiences of the participants.

Conference Objectives:

  • Provide an affordable and high-quality professional development experience for the urban Extension colleagues in the North Central Region
  • Showcase urban Extension models that are successful
  • Leverage the knowledge and life experiences of urban Extension professionals to improve work in our respective urban communities

Download session descriptions and agenda

May 18th Agenda

9:00 am-9:45 am (CT): Plenary Session 

Link to presentation video

Welcome – Nicole Debose, Ohio State University

Message to Urban Extension – Robin Shepard, North Central Region Extension Directors Association, facilitated by Ritchie Harrison, Michigan State University

North Central Urban Extension Award Presentation –  Sarah Morefield, University of Missouri

10:00 am-11:00 am: Breakout Session 1

Room 1 Equity/Cultural Competence/ Relationship Development

Link to presentation video

I Talk Too Much: Building Walls that Prevent Success

Tony Staubach, Ohio State University Extension – Hamilton County

Room 2 Food Systems

Link to presentation video

Cass Clay Food Partners Slides

Importance Farmers Markets slides

Cass Clay Food Partners: Impactful Food Systems Policies

Kayla Carlson, North Dakota State University Extension

The Importance of Farmers Markets and Data Collection

Alfonso Morales, University of Wisconsin – Madison Farm 2 Facts

Emma Peterson, University of Wisconsin – Madison Farm 2 Facts

Room 3 Urban Youth Programming

Link to presentation video

 

Growing a program slides

4-H is Moving In: What you Can Do to Expand 4-H From Rural to Urban

Sarah Morefield, University of Missouri

Growing a Program in an Urban Garden

Charles Martinell, South Dakota State University

Room 4 Technology/Health/Housing/Financial Education

Link to presentation video

Visualizing People and Places with Data, Maps and Reports

Chris Fulcher, University of Missouri Extension CARES

Jamie Kleinsorge, University of Missouri Extension CARES

Room 5 Capacity/Government Relations

Apprenticeship 101 slides

Inclusive Community Engagement for Local Government

Mindy Habecker, University of Wisconsin – Madison Extension

Apprenticeship 101

Kathy Jamieson, Michigan State University Extension

11:30 pm-12:30 pm: Breakout Session 2

Room 1 Equity/Cultural Competence/ Relationship Development

Link to Presentation video

How to Bond slides

Promoting Youth Dev slides

 

How to Bond Client Residents to Extension: Lessons Learned from 20 years in Urban Private Practice

Timothy McDermott, Ohio State University Extension

Promoting Youth Development & Successes in Urban Areas via Effective Partnership Collaborations

Michelle Cox, University of Illinois Extension

Room 2 Food Systems

Link to presentation video

Douglas County Slides

Embedding Food System Goals in Community Comprehensive Planning

Marlin Bates, K-State Research and Extension – Douglas County

Carrie Edgar, University of Wisconsin – Madison Extension Dane County

Jess Calkins, University of Wisconsin – Madison Extension Dane County

Room 3 Urban Youth Programming

Link to presentation video

Brown County 4-H Urban STEM Outreach

Melinda Pollen, University of Wisconsin -Madison Extension

To Infinity and Beyond! Using Space to Inspire Youth

Robin Stone, Ohio State University Extension – Cuyahoga County

Room 4 Technology/Health/Housing/Financial Education

Link to presentation video

Slides

Combating Housing NIMBYism with a Study Group

Kristin Runge, University of Wisconsin – Madison Extension

Sharon Lezberg, University of Wisconsin – Madison Extension   Dane County

Room 5 Capacity/Government Relations

Link to presentation video

Access Password: 2R.#29r#

Slides

Defining Opportunities for Extension that Connect Urban and Rural America

Marie Ruemenapp, Michigan State University

May 19 Agenda

9:00 am-9:45 am (CT): Plenary Session 

Link to Presentation video

Access Password: 8d^99d^4

Welcome, Nicole Debose, Ohio State University

Urban Extension Priority Issues Identification, Marie Ruemenapp, Michigan State University.  Participants will actively contribute to a report to ECOP that will inform the identification of priorities for national Urban Extension.   Slides

10:00 am-11:00 am: Breakout Session 3

Room 1 Equity/Cultural Competence/ Relationship Development

Link to presentation video

Slides

Urban Discovery Forums  

Tammy McCulloch, University of Minnesota Extension

Sharon Powell, University of Minnesota Extension

Room 2 Food Systems

Link to presentation video

Slides

Supporting Healthy School Communities through PSE

Claire Mance, University of Wisconsin – Madison Extension Dane County

Danielle Nabak, University of Wisconsin – Madison Extension Milwaukee County

Room 3 Urban Youth Programming

Link to presentation video

Engaging Teens in Foster Care in Learning Opportunities

Judy Knudsen, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Melinda Pollen, University of Wisconsin -Madison Extension

Margaret Franchino, University of Wisconsin -Madison Extension Brown County

Room 4 Technology/Health/Housing/Financial Education

Link to presentation video

Our Current Drug Culture, Addiction and Ways to Intervene

Lisa Sicliano-Miller MSSA, Ohio State University Extension-Lake County

Room 5 Capacity/Government Relations

Slides

Understanding the Capacity Building Needs of Non-Profits

Sharon Lezberg, University of Wisconsin – Madison Extension Dane County

11:30 pm-12:30 pm: Breakout Session 4

Room 2 Food Systems

Link to presentation video

Agricultue Anew: Metro Ag Ed without Silos

Karl Hakanso, University of Minnesota Extension – Hennepin County

Meeting the Educational Needs of Urban Farming Communities

Nathan Shoaf, Purdue University Cooperative Extension

Janet Reed, Purdue University Cooperative Extension

Brooke Alford, Purdue University Cooperative Extension

Room 4 Technology/Health/Housing/Financial Education

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3 Tiered Technology slides

Building Financial Capability in Urban Settings

Deb Neubauer, University of Wisconsin – Madison Extension – Dane County

Karina Mendoza, University of Wisconsin – Madison Extension – Dane County

A 3-Tiered Technology Approach to Youth Financial Education

Kathy Jamieson, Michigan State University Extension

Laurie Rivetto, Michigan State University

Room 5 Capacity/Government Relations

Link to presentation video

Access Password: 3G*158=3

Link to slides

Engaging Students in Local Government: UniverCity Year @ UW

Gavin Luter, UniverCity Alliance @ University of Wisconsin Madison

Kristin Runge, University of Wisconsin – Madison Extension

12:30 Adjourn Conference