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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Spring 4-H Continuing Volunteer Education

Program Contact: Snohomish County 4-H
(425) 357-6044 •

March 20, 2021

Classes open to all Extension programs statewide are indicated in the chronological list of offerings below.

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Project Leadership

(Snohomish County 4-H)

Instructor: Kim Baker

Description:  4-H methodology of experiential learning, including life skills wheel and hands-on practice. (Prerequisite for project leaders, required within 2 years of becoming a program leader- also required for Youth Development pin)

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.  Group Basics

(Open to All)

Instructor: Ashley Hernandez-Hall

Description: Learn how groups evolve over time, and pick up some practical skills and activities that can be employed in each stage of your group’s development, including the group agreement, 4-H meeting structure, conflict management, tips for evaluating success, and empathy, one of the most powerful tools in your volunteer toolbelt.

12:00 p.m.  Group Agreements

(Open to All 4-H)  Please join at 11:45 if you are not familiar with Zoom annotation tools.

Instructor: Brian & Cindy Brandt

Description: Learn how to guide your club or group in establishing their common norms.  What behaviors do they agree they can expect from one another? What life skills will they practice when together?  We will explore how such agreements can be utilized and updated throughout the year to help the group through difficulties and to get along better.

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.  Peer Consultation

(Open to All)

Instructor:  Wendy Waxman Kern

Description: Learn a technique to help you address sticky problems.  This group approach can give you some fresh perspective and new ideas for solutions.

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Conflict Management

(Open to All)

Instructor:  Ashley Hernandez-Hall

Description:  People respond to conflict in varying ways. Find out your default method and how to respond to others.

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Delegation

(Open to All)

Instructor: Beth Wangen

Description:  Find out why it is so hard to delegate, and why you should do it anyway!  Learn proven techniques, and leave with a plan to make your life easier and your work more effective.

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