Florida Extension requires new extension faculty to attend two sessions of the Extension Faculty Development Academy during their first year of hire. These trainings relate to teaching and learning, program development, and program evaluation. New extension faculty must attend Session A before they can attend Session B. The Academy supplements CED/DED training and information provided by your mentor. New 4-H faculty will have additional development opportunities provided by the State 4-H staff; please check with your RSA for more information.
State Extension Trainings for 2018 include the following dates:
Extension Faculty Development Academy - Session A - January 30 - February 1, 2018
Extension Faculty Development Academy - Session B - April 24-26, 2018