OCES Master Calendar

In-Service Training

Training Opportunities

Feb 14, 2018 Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Updates: In-Service (Web-based, from Feb 14, 2018 11:00 AM to Feb 14, 2018 12:00 PM)
Review of current recommendations related to pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Feb 21, 2018 Community and Rural Development (CRD) Webinar: Talking Trash in your Community (https://dasnr.zoom.us/j/5861341033, from Feb 21, 2018 09:00 AM to Feb 21, 2018 09:30 AM)
These webinars are designed to expose county and district educators to the programs CRD specialists and educators are delivering. Join us the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except in November, in which case the webinar will be the 2nd Wednesday) at 9 am on the Zoom meeting platform (meeting id: 5861341033) for a 30 minute Q & A session about CRD programs. Each month will feature a new program that can be delivered in your county and/or district. This month we talk to Keima Kamara, Extension's Solid Waste Management Specialist
Feb 28, 2018 Infant and Child Nutrition Updates: In-Service (Web-based, from Feb 28, 2018 11:00 AM to Feb 28, 2018 12:00 PM)
Review of current recommendations related to infant and child nutrition.
Mar 12, 2018 Master Clothing Volunteer program implementation (Adobe Connect, from Mar 12, 2018 09:00 AM to Mar 12, 2018 11:00 AM)
This Adobe Connect in-service will explain the details of implementing a Master Clothing Volunteer program. Program materials will be posted for review on Brightspace ahead of the in-service session.
Mar 21, 2018 Community and Rural Development (CRD) Webinar: Food Handling on the Farm & at Farmers Markets (https://dasnr.zoom.us/j/5861341033, from Mar 21, 2018 09:00 AM to Mar 21, 2018 09:30 AM)
These webinars are designed to expose county and district educators to the programs CRD specialists and educators are delivering. Join us the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except in November, in which case the webinar will be the 2nd Wednesday) at 9 am on the Zoom meeting platform (meeting id: 5861341033) for a 30 minute Q & A session about CRD programs. This month will feature a discussion about food handling and safety for small scale producers selling on farm and at the farmers market.
Mar 28, 2018 Adolescent Nutrition Updates: In-Service (Web-based, from Mar 28, 2018 11:00 AM to Mar 28, 2018 12:00 PM)
Review of current recommendations related to adolescent nutrition.
Apr 10, 2018 Economic Development Strategies for County Extension Educators - East (Heart of Oklahoma Conference Center, Shawnee Expo Center 1700 W. Independence, Shawnee, OK, from Apr 10, 2018 09:00 AM to Apr 10, 2018 04:00 PM)
This in-service will provide educators with an in depth look at economic development strategies for communities within their counties. After covering the basics of economic development strategies, the workshop will provide the educators participating with particular programs and resources to empower them to address economic development issues. Data, both sources of and how to interpret them, will be used throughout build educators' capacity in using data to justify projects and grants that support economic development in your community. Educators are encouraged to bring a laptop so they can bookmark useful websites for later use. Also, educators are welcome to invite community partners to attend this in-service.
Apr 18, 2018 Community and Rural Development (CRD) Webinar: Library Hotspots (https://dasnr.zoom.us/j/5861341033, from Apr 18, 2018 09:00 AM to Apr 18, 2018 09:30 AM)
These webinars are designed to expose county and district educators to the programs CRD specialists and educators are delivering. Join us the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except in November, in which case the webinar will be the 2nd Wednesday) at 9 am on the Zoom meeting platform (meeting id: 5861341033) for a 30 minute Q & A session about CRD programs. This month will feature a discussion the library hotspot lending program to encourage broadband adoption, especially in rural and/or low-income areas.
May 01, 2018 Economic Development Strategies for County Extension Educators - West (Custer County Fairgrounds, Clinton, OK, from May 01, 2018 09:00 AM to May 01, 2018 04:00 PM)
This in-service will provide educators with an in depth look at economic development strategies for communities within their counties. After covering the basics of economic development strategies, the workshop will provide the educators participating with particular programs and resources to empower them to address economic development issues. Data, both sources of and how to interpret them, will be used throughout build educators' capacity in using data to justify projects and grants that support economic development in your community. Educators are encouraged to bring a laptop so they can bookmark useful websites for later use. Also, educators are welcome to invite community partners to attend this in-service.
May 16, 2018 Community and Rural Development (CRD) Webinar: Small-Scale Production Expenditures (https://dasnr.zoom.us/j/5861341033, from May 16, 2018 09:00 AM to May 16, 2018 09:30 AM)
These webinars are designed to expose county and district educators to the programs CRD specialists and educators are delivering. Join us the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except in November, in which case the webinar will be the 2nd Wednesday) at 9 am on the Zoom meeting platform (meeting id: 5861341033) for a 30 minute Q & A session about CRD programs. This month will feature a discussion about how small-scale producers face different expenditure patterns than commodity producers and the implications of these differences on Extension programming.
Jun 20, 2018 Community and Rural Development (CRD) Webinar: P.R.I.D.E. (Customer Service Training) (https://dasnr.zoom.us/j/5861341033, from Jun 20, 2018 09:00 AM to Jun 20, 2018 09:30 AM)
These webinars are designed to expose county and district educators to the programs CRD specialists and educators are delivering. Join us the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except in November, in which case the webinar will be the 2nd Wednesday) at 9 am on the Zoom meeting platform (meeting id: 5861341033) for a 30 minute Q & A session about CRD programs. This month will feature a discussion about Extension's PRIDE program, how it works, benefits that employers receive, how to implement PRIDE in your county, and what additional training around customer service is available.
Jun 22, 2018 Landscape Photography by Smart Phone Camera (The Botanic Gardens at OSU, from Jun 22, 2018 10:00 AM to Jun 22, 2018 04:00 PM)
Have you wonder how to improve your photo taking skills? Unlike other photography courses, this workshop doesn't need to invest thousands of dollars on serious camera and lenses before you can learn photography. This course teaches you how to take professional landscape photos just using your cell phone camera. The full day workshop offers a combination of traditional classroom teaching and hands-on field trip instruction at the beautiful Botanic Gardens at OSU. No previous photography experience needed. Just bring your smart phone and recharge cable (so that you can download photos to be viewed on computer), and preferably a battery bank. You will learn the fundamental principles of landscape photography and most useful tricks that could rapidly improve your photo taking skills.
Jul 18, 2018 Community and Rural Development (CRD) Webinar: Reducing Waste in the Workplace (https://dasnr.zoom.us/j/5861341033, from Jul 18, 2018 09:00 AM to Jul 18, 2018 09:30 AM)
These webinars are designed to expose county and district educators to the programs CRD specialists and educators are delivering. Join us the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except in November, in which case the webinar will be the 2nd Wednesday) at 9 am on the Zoom meeting platform (meeting id: 5861341033) for a 30 minute Q & A session about CRD programs. This month will feature a discussion about the importance of reducing waste in workplaces, what benefits/incentives do workplaces have to reduce waste, and how to bring this program to your county.
Aug 15, 2018 Community and Rural Development (CRD) Webinar: Risk Management for Small Scale Producers (https://dasnr.zoom.us/j/5861341033, from Aug 15, 2018 09:00 AM to Aug 15, 2018 09:30 AM)
These webinars are designed to expose county and district educators to the programs CRD specialists and educators are delivering. Join us the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except in November, in which case the webinar will be the 2nd Wednesday) at 9 am on the Zoom meeting platform (meeting id: 5861341033) for a 30 minute Q & A session about CRD programs. This month will feature a discussion about why small scale producers might need different risk management strategies, what options these producers face, and what resources does Extension have to offer in this area.
Sep 19, 2018 Community and Rural Development (CRD) Webinar: Holiday Marketing Tips for Agribusinesses (https://dasnr.zoom.us/j/5861341033, from Sep 19, 2018 09:00 AM to Sep 19, 2018 09:30 AM)
These webinars are designed to expose county and district educators to the programs CRD specialists and educators are delivering. Join us the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except in November, in which case the webinar will be the 2nd Wednesday) at 9 am on the Zoom meeting platform (meeting id: 5861341033) for a 30 minute Q & A session about CRD programs. This month will feature a discussion about marketing tips for agribusinesses preparing for the holidays.
Oct 16, 2018 Conducting Effective Meetings - North (TBD - somewhere in the northern part of the state, near I-35, from Oct 16, 2018 09:00 AM to Oct 16, 2018 04:00 PM)
Have you ever sat through a meeting and thought, "Why am I wasting my time?" Or, have you been in a meeting during which the agenda is high-jacked by one (or a few) "loud voices"? Or, have you attended a meeting that became contentious and wondered, "What do I do now?" In addition to reviewing open meeting requirements, this workshop will enable you to address all of the above issues and more! As Extension educators, we are often invited to host and/or participate in meetings, which also gives us the opportunity to shape the outcomes of these meetings and their impact on our communities. Educators are encouraged to invite community members that would also benefit from this training.
Oct 17, 2018 Community and Rural Development (CRD) Webinar: Broadband Update (https://dasnr.zoom.us/j/5861341033, from Oct 17, 2018 09:00 AM to Oct 17, 2018 09:30 AM)
These webinars are designed to expose county and district educators to the programs CRD specialists and educators are delivering. Join us the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except in November, in which case the webinar will be the 2nd Wednesday) at 9 am on the Zoom meeting platform (meeting id: 5861341033) for a 30 minute Q & A session about CRD programs. This month will feature a discussion about broadband access and adoption in Oklahoma, how this impacts Oklahoma communities, and what Extension resources exist to help their communities address broadband access and adoption issues.
Nov 14, 2018 Community and Rural Development (CRD) Webinar: New Entrepreneur Training (https://dasnr.zoom.us/j/5861341033, from Nov 14, 2018 09:00 AM to Nov 14, 2018 09:30 AM)
These webinars are designed to expose county and district educators to the programs CRD specialists and educators are delivering. Join us the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except in November, in which case the webinar will be the 2nd Wednesday) at 9 am on the Zoom meeting platform (meeting id: 5861341033) for a 30 minute Q & A session about CRD programs. This month will feature a discussion about entrepreneurship, why it matters to our local economies, and what resources/programs does Extension have available to implement in your county?
Nov 14, 2018 NE District FCS In-Service (TBD, from Nov 14, 2018 09:00 AM to Nov 14, 2018 04:00 PM)
Updates and New Programs
Dec 11, 2018 Conducting Effective Meetings - South (TBD - somewhere in the southern part of the state, near I-35, from Dec 11, 2018 09:00 AM to Dec 11, 2018 04:00 PM)
Have you ever sat through a meeting and thought, "Why am I wasting my time?" Or, have you been in a meeting during which the agenda is high-jacked by one (or a few) "loud voices"? Or, have you attended a meeting that became contentious and wondered, "What do I do now?" In addition to reviewing open meeting requirements, this workshop will enable you to address all of the above issues and more! As Extension educators, we are often invited to host and/or participate in meetings, which also gives us the opportunity to shape the outcomes of these meetings and their impact on our communities. Educators are encouraged to invite community members that would also benefit from this training.
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