Forward Fridays

Every Friday from 11:00 to Noon, you will will have the opportunity to participate in lively discussions and hear from UW-Madison Extension Educators about the amazing education, research, and approaches from around Wisconsin.  Below is the schedule of Forward Friday Sessions.  Watch for for the link from Chelsea Severin.  Click on this link to access recordings of previous sessions and handouts, Extension username required..  For JCEP Association members without an Extension username (retirees), email Patrick Nehring with your association and the session name.

  • April 24: Making the Connection: Building Confidence and Strengthening RelationshipsStepanie Plaster
  • May 15: Customizing Local Food Surveys to LCO tribal culture — Ariga Grigoryan
  • May 15: Design Wisconsin, So What? A Six-Year Review of Program Successes, Learning Moments, and AdaptationsTodd Johnson & Kristin Runge
  • May 29: Pop-Up Programming: How tactical urban-ism, pop-up marketplaces, and Parking Day are changing the way people shapeBarry Hottmann
  • May 29: Mutual Aid During Covid-19 — Randy Stoecker
  • June 5: The Aging Mastery Program – Making Aging Fun! — Mary Ann Schilling
  • June 5: Evaluation: Technology Trials & Triumphs  — Josset Gauley, Alicia Schroeder-Haag, Christa Van Treeck, Dawn Vandevoort, Ellen Andrews, Kaitlyn Bernarde, & Marie Witzel
  • June 12: Innovation Local Pollinator ProtectionMelinda Habecker
  • June 19: Hot Issue Education – Frontal Assault, Flanking, Mine Fields, and MisstepsPatrick Nehring & Paul Roback
  • June 19: Learning at Summer Camp: Wisconsin Youth Water Stories SummitJustin Hougham
  • June 25: Grow Towers HydroponicsKaila Stencil
  • July 10: Getting More Bang for Your Buck: High-Yield Instructional Strategies for Greater Engagement and Deeper Learning (or your money back)Christine Rybak & Megan Wecker
  • July 10: How to Take Your Zoom Meetings from Required to DesiredChristine Rybak & Megan Wecker
  • July 17: Break Out with a “BREAK-IN” Teaching Tool!Amanda Young
  • July 24: Using Zoom Technology as an Educational PlatformDanette Hopke, Missy Bablick, & Beth Rank
  • July 31: Needs Assessment of Environmental Education to Drive Data Informed Decision MakingJustin Hougham
  • August 7: Using Evaluation to Help Programs Thrive — Josset Gauley, Ellen Andrews, Kaitlyn Bernarde, Alicia Schroeder-Haag, Dawn Vandevoort, Christa Van Treeck, & Marie Witzel
  • August 14: Let’s Teach Leaders How to Make Housing More AffordableNathan Sandwick
  • August 21: Responding to Extension’s Lifelong Learners with Modern Instructional Design PrinciplesSarah Schlosser, Christine Ryback, & Mike Maddox
  • August 28: Transforming Lives & Communities from the Inside OutDiana Hammer
  • September 11: Building Infrastructure for Learning Resources DevelopmentMonica Lobenstein
  • September 18: Getting Things Done – A Framework for Becoming More Focused, More Productive and More Creative in Your Work!Kevin Palmer
  • TBA: Supporting Fathers and Families: Sharing Information from Statewide Needs AssessmentPattie Carroll, Maggie Kerr, Adam Trunzo, Brook Berg, & team