North Central Region (NCR) Extension Regional Award, Team Excellence in Extension
Submitted a successful proposal to the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD), to fund “The Gathering,” a meeting of Extension professionals who work in the area of aging from all three Extension systems in the North Central Region. There are 34 land-grant colleges and universities in the twelve North Central Region states. Twelve are designated “1862” land-grants because they were inaugurated with the Morrill Act of 1862, two are historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), or “1890” land-grants established by the 1890 Morrill Act, and the remaining 20 are tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), also known as “1994” land-grants because of the Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994.
National Health Outreach Conference (NHOC), Virtual. Priester Award for Outstanding Innovative Program
NCRAN Impacts: 2016 – 2021
JOE article published: Forming a Multistate Network: From Passion and Coincidence to Vision and Sustainability
JOE article published: An Analysis of Aging-Related Needs and Programming Across the Extension North Central Region
North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) final grant report published.
National Health Outreach Conference (NHOC), Fort Worth, TX. Presentation on NCRAN needs assessment, development of the NCRAN website, and monthly educational webinars.
National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) Conference, San Antonio, TX. Promoted NCRAN website with giveaways in registration area and at member’s presentations.
National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Excellence in Multi State Collaboration Award, 3rd Place National Winner
Presented on our efforts to NEAFCS via webinar
National Health Outreach Conference, Bloomington, MN. Presentation on age and ageism.
Face-to-face meeting in Chicago, IL, funded by the NCRCRD.
Dissemination of needs assessment results at the annual meeting of the National Council of Family Relations.
National Health Outreach Conference (NHOC), Annapolis, MD. Face-to-face meeting of NCRAN members, supported by North Central Region Leadership; Presented initial results of the needs assessment and a conceptualization of aging in the National Framework for Health and Wellness. Increased the awareness and need for aging topics at the NHOC.
Submitted a successful proposal to the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD), to fund a toolkit, website, and multi-state programmatic training and evaluation.
November 29-30, 2016
Follow-up meeting of Consumer Sciences State Specialists. Determination of goals and priorities for the Network and created a logic model.
Launched Needs Assessment survey, funded by North Central Region leadership
Submitted a successful proposal to the North Central Region to fund a needs assessment and a face-to-face meeting of the network at the 2017 National Health Outreach Conference.
Network was founded at the North Central Region Family and Consumer Sciences State Specialists Meeting.