Organizational Knowledge Competency Definition
picture from ozark district meetingAccomplishes the mission of Extension through development and management of resources, providing information to stakeholders about the value of investments in Extension programs, as well as the ability to build relationships. Values diversity and an inclusive program and workplace.

Active Shooter TrainingTarget: Little Rock State Office Employees
Content: This training, conducted by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office introduces nationally-recognized techniques for responding to active shooter events.  The Avoid, Deny, Defend model was taught and steps to help prepare for such an event were discussed. This is a recording of the Little Rock State Office Classroom training for a refresher for those that have already completed Active Shooter Training. 
Competency Category(s): Organizational Knowledge
Format: Online
Location: Online
Capacity: 500
Contact(s): Dianne Vaughan, dvaughan@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2006

Active Shooter TrainingTarget: Little Rock State Office Employees
Content: This training, conducted by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office introduces nationally-recognized techniques for responding to active shooter events.  The Avoid, Deny, Defend model was taught and steps to help prepare for such an event were discussed. This is a recording of the Little Rock State Office Classroom training for a refresher for those that have already completed Active Shooter Training. 
Competency Category(s): Organizational Knowledge
Format: Online
Location: Online
Capacity: 500
Contact(s): Dianne Vaughan, dvaughan@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2006

onboarding.jpgTarget: Supervisors/ Mentors of newly hired County Agents
Content: The goal of the Onboarding and Mentoring Program in Extension is to provide a professional, educational and personal support system for new agents. This course will provide key training and resources to ensure that staff chairs and mentors understand and have support for their roles in effectively onboarding and retaining new agents. Upon completion of this training, staff chairs and mentors will have the knowledge and tools to increase the organization's probability of retaining new agents.
Competency Category(s): Organizational Knowledge
Format: Online
Date(s): July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019 (Enrollment closes 6/24/19)
Location: Learn.uaex.edu

Contact(s): Julie Robinson, jrobinson@uaex.edu, (501) 671- 2082

onboarding.jpgTarget: All first year County Extension Agents
Content: Mentable sessions are held on the third Monday of every month at 10:30 - 11:30 A.M via Zoom video conference.  In this course you will be able to view recorded Mentables sessions and access additional resources.
Competency Category(s):
Organizational Knowledge
Format: Online
Date(s):
July 1, 2018- June 30, 2019 (To enroll in this course please contact the course instructor)
Location: Learn.uaex.edu

Contact(s): Diane Mashburn, (501) 671-2351; dmashburn@uaex.edu

Target: Employees funded by federal grants
Content: Principal Investigators (PI) and employees that receive a portion of their salary paid from federal grant are required to complete this course in order to utilize the new on-line effort reporting system.  Classified & Non-classified staff will self-certify and PIs will certify on behalf of any temporary employees paid from their federal grants. Additionally, PIs will perform a Post-Review of effort reports certified by employees paid from their federal grants.
Competency Category(s): Organizational Knowledge
Format: Online
Date(s): July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019
Contact(s): Beverly Christenberry, bchristenberry@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2089; Sandra Williams, stwilliams@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2273; Sheryl Baker, sbaker@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2196

onboarding.jpgTarget: Supervisors/ Mentors of newly hired County Agents
Content: The goal of the Onboarding and Mentoring Program in Extension is to provide a professional, educational and personal support system for new agents. This course will provide key training and resources to ensure that staff chairs and mentors understand and have support for their roles in effectively onboarding and retaining new agents. Upon completion of this training, staff chairs and mentors will have the knowledge and tools to increase the organization's probability of retaining new agents.
Competency Category(s): Organizational Knowledge
Format: Online
Date(s): July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019 (Enrollment closes 6/24/19)
Location: Learn.uaex.edu

Contact(s): Julie Robinson, jrobinson@uaex.edu, (501) 671- 2082

onboarding.jpgTarget: New County Agents
Content: This introductory course for new county agents provides a basic orientation to Extension technical systems, the organization culture, and communication and time management tips. The goal of the course is to assist new agents with time entry, accountability, and completion of basic onboarding steps.
Competency Category(s):
Organizational Knowledge
Format: Online
Date(s): July 1, 2018- June 30, 2019 (Enrollment closes 6/27/19)
Location: Learn.uaex.edu

Contact(s): Julie Robinson, jrobinson@uaex.edu, (501) 671- 2082

seh.jpgTarget: State Faculty, County Faculty, Supervisors, Support Staff, Program Associates/Techs, Program Assistants
Content: Learn about the history of Extension in the South. Retired professor Randol Waters of the University of Tennessee is your host. This course has five modules, each featuring a narrated video, handouts, and questions to check your knowledge. A cumulative Course Exam is also included.
Competency Category(s):
Organizational Knowledge
Format: Online
Date(s): July 1, 2018- June 30, 2019 (Enrollment closes 6/27/19)
Location: Learn.uaex.edu

Contact(s): Diane Mashburn, dmashburn@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2351; Julie Robinson, jrobinson@uaex.edu, (501) 671- 2082

onboarding.jpgTarget: Newly Hired County Agents
Content: The goal of the mentoring program in Extension is to provide a professional, educational, and personal support system for new county agents. This course will provide an overview of the new agent onboarding and mentoring program and will build the agent's knowledge, skills, and abilities to become an integral part of Extension. Agents completing this course will understand Extension's culture and expectations and be able to identify key resources for professional development and program support.
Format: Online
Date(s): July 1, 2018- June 30, 2019 (Enrollment closes 6/29/19)
Location: Learn.uaex.edu

Contact(s): Julie Robinson, jrobinson@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2082

Quicken LogoTarget:  County Staff Chairs, Support Staff
Content: This course is designed to provide an interactive training opportunity for the staff chair and Quicken support person. The course will cover the county depository accounts, the financial management roles of the staff chair and support person, monthly Quicken reporting and reconciliation, and step-by-step instructions for using the Quicken software for County financial transactions.   
Competency Category(s): 
Organizational Knowledge
Format: Webinar
Date(s): December 6, 2018 (Enrollment closes 12/5/18)
Time: 9am- 1:30pm
Location: 
Zoom 

Capacity: 150 
Contact(s): 
 Jessica Smith, 501-671-2045, jlsmith@uaex.edu; Rashauna Trigg, rtrigg@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2050

picture of people at new hire in-service in auditoriumTarget: New employees hired in permanent positions since the previous Check In & Tune Up workshop
Content: This is a required, one-day workshop for new employees. Topics covered include the Big Picture of Extension and tips and advice on how to be successful in their new jobs.
Competency Category(s):
Organizational Knowledge
Format: Classroom
Date(s): November 6, 2018 (Enrollment closes 10/30/18)
Time: 9:00am- 3:30pm
Location:
Little Rock State Office

Capacity: 50
Contact(s):
Julie Robinson, jrobinson@uaex.edu, (501) 671- 2082; Diane Mashburn, dmashburn@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2351

hand holding dollars Target: County Agents, County Staff Chairs, Secretarial/Clerical Support Staff, Program Assistants
Content: NEW agents, 4-H Program Assistants & County Administrative Assistants III will work with financial matters with 4-H leaders & Master Gardeners during the morning portion of this training.  There are numerous policies & guidelines that must be followed.  This training will assist in navigating the guidelines you must follow in financial transactions with these groups.  In the afternoon portion of this training, NEW agents, 4-H Program Assistants & County Administrative Assistants III will discuss civil rights compliance for program planning, delivery, and reporting. 
Competency Category(s): Organizational Knowledge
Format:Classroom
Date(s): November 7, 2018 (Enrollment closes 10/31/18)
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: LRSO
Capacity: 25
Contact(s): Barbara Batiste, bbatiste@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2213; Brian Helms, bhelms@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2156; Beth Phelps, bphelps@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2020; Sharon Reynolds, sreynolds@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2016; Jerry Clemons, jclemons@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2024

Active Shooter TrainingTarget: County Office Employees
Content: This training, conducted by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office introduces nationally-recognized techniques for responding to active shooter events.  The Avoid, Deny, Defend model will be taught and steps to help prepare for such an event will be discussed. 
Competency Category(s): Organizational Knowledge
Format: Webinar
Date(s): November 27, 2018
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Zoom
Capacity: 500
Contact(s): Dianne Vaughan, dvaughan@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2006

Active Shooter TrainingTarget: County Office Employees
Content: This training, conducted by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office introduces nationally-recognized techniques for responding to active shooter events.  The Avoid, Deny, Defend model will be taught and steps to help prepare for such an event will be discussed. 
Competency Category(s): Organizational Knowledge
Format: Webinar
Date(s): December 4, 2018
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Zoom
Capacity: 500
Contact(s): Dianne Vaughan, dvaughan@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2006

Active Shooter TrainingTarget: County Office Employees
Content: This training, conducted by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office introduces nationally-recognized techniques for responding to active shooter events.  The Avoid, Deny, Defend model will be taught and steps to help prepare for such an event will be discussed. 
Competency Category(s): Organizational Knowledge
Format: Webinar
Date(s): December 4, 2018
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Zoom
Capacity: 500
Contact(s): Dianne Vaughan, dvaughan@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2006

Active Shooter TrainingTarget: Little Rock State Office Employees
Content: This training, conducted by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office introduces nationally-recognized techniques for responding to active shooter events.  The Avoid, Deny, Defend model will be taught and steps to help prepare for such an event will be discussed. 
Competency Category(s): Organizational Knowledge
Format: Classroom
Date(s): December 5, 2018
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Little Rock State Office
Capacity: 190
Contact(s): Dianne Vaughan, dvaughan@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2006

Active Shooter TrainingTarget: Little Rock State Office Employees
Content: This training, conducted by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office introduces nationally-recognized techniques for responding to active shooter events.  The Avoid, Deny, Defend model will be taught and steps to help prepare for such an event will be discussed. 
Competency Category(s): Organizational Knowledge
Format: Classroom
Date(s): December 5, 2018
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Little Rock State Office
Capacity: 190
Contact(s): Dianne Vaughan, dvaughan@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2006

Active Shooter TrainingTarget: County Office Employees
Content: This training, conducted by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office introduces nationally-recognized techniques for responding to active shooter events.  The Avoid, Deny, Defend model will be taught and steps to help prepare for such an event will be discussed. 
Competency Category(s): Organizational Knowledge
Format: Webinar
Date(s): December 7, 2018
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Zoom
Capacity: 500
Contact(s): Dianne Vaughan, dvaughan@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2006

picture of blackboard with dollar signsTarget:  All Employees
Content: This course is designed to familiarize all employees with the operating procedures of Financial Services.  Various topics, including available funding, E-print, budgets, County Depository Accounts, travel regulations, p-cards, purchasing guidelines, approvals, and fixed assets will be explained by the managers of the Financial Services Department.
Competency Category(s):
Organizational Knowledge
Format: Classroom
Date(s): March 12, 2019 (Enrollment closes 3/5/19)
Time: 9:30am- 3:30pm
Location:
Little Rock State Office

Capacity: 70
Contact(s):
Jessica Smith, 501-671-2045, jlsmith@uaex.edu

Quicken LogoTarget:  County Staff Chairs, Support Staff
Content: This course is designed to provide an interactive training opportunity for the staff chair and Quicken support person. The course will cover the county depository accounts, the financial management roles of the staff chair and support person, monthly Quicken reporting and reconciliation, and step-by-step instructions for using the Quicken software for County financial transactions.   
Competency Category(s): 
Organizational Knowledge
Format: Webinar
Date(s): May 16, 2019 (Enrollment closes 5/8/19)
Time: 9am- 1:30pm
Location: 
Zoom 

Capacity: 150 
Contact(s): 
 Jessica Smith, 501-671-2045, jlsmith@uaex.edu; Rashauna Trigg, rtrigg@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2050

picture of people at new hire in-service in auditoriumTarget: New employees hired in permanent positions since the previous Check In & Tune Up workshop
Content: This is a required, one-day workshop for new employees. Topics covered include the Big Picture of Extension and tips and advice on how to be successful in their new jobs.
Competency Category(s):
Organizational Knowledge
Format: Classroom
Date(s): May 7, 2019 (Enrollment closes 4/30/19)
Time: 9:00am- 3:30pm
Location:
Little Rock State Office

Capacity: 50
Contact(s):
Julie Robinson, jrobinson@uaex.edu, (501) 671- 2082; Diane Mashburn, dmashburn@uaex.edu, (501) 671-2351