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Foundations

Welcome to Extension!

We are glad to have you as a member of University of Georgia Cooperative Extension!

As you begin your career, you will encounter many situations which will require your input and expertise. Some you will be able to handle easily, while others will certainly provide a real challenge! During the next year, you will participate in the Foundations Program for new county faculty. The program is designed to better prepare you as you begin your career.

The components of the program are explained on the following pages. Please take time to read through the pages and become familiar with the process. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is committed to providing you the support and guidance you need to succeed.

Now you will hear from our leadership. They would like to add their welcome!

Welcome Messages:

  • Dr. Scott Angle
    Dean and Director, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

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  • Dr. Beverly Sparks
    Associate Dean for Extension

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  • Mr. Tony Tyson
    Director - Extension County Operations

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folder Access Your Training Schedule

Getting Your Bearings: An Introduction to Extension.
You are required to complete this web-based training during your first month of employment. Click on the link in the menu to the left to access the course.

Other Foundations Trainings
You are registered for several other Foundations trainings to be held during the next few months. To access your schedule please go to the Extension Training System:

You will need to create an account if you haven't already done so by clicking "Request an Account". When you login under your name a list of training sessions you are enrolled in will display with dates. You can click on each training session title for more information.

Questions / Comments?
Dr. Marcie Simpson serves as coordinator of the Foundations Program. If you have any questions or comments regarding the program please contact her at simpson@uga.edu.

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