Communications Competency Definition
picture of people in a classThe ability to communicate effectively in interpersonal and group situations, whether through written, electronic or oral means.

presentation_skills.jpgTarget: State Faculty, County Faculty, Program Associates/Techs, and Program Assistants
Content: In this course, you'll learn the basics of developing, delivering and evaluating educational presentations that are engaging, informative, and professional. It will probably take you 1-1 1/2 hours to complete this course. 
Competency Category(s):
Format: Online
Date(s): July 1 2019- June 30, 2020 (Enrollment closes 6/26/20)
Contact(s): Julie Robinson,, (501) 671- 2082

fact sheet for property taxCourse title: How to Create Extension Fact Sheets
Target: All Employees
Content: Have you ever wondered how Extension fact sheets are written and published?  Or maybe you have published fact sheets in the past, but you need a refresher. This course will cover everything you ever wanted/needed to know about Extension fact sheets.
Competency Category(s): Communications
Format: Online Course
Date(s): July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020
Contact(s): Julie Robinson,, (501) 671- 2082

picture representation of social networkingTarget: County Agents, County Staff Chairs, Support Staff, Program Assistants, Associates/Techs, State Faculty
Content: This two-day course covers a broad spectrum of communication channels, including writing, photography, design and social media. Instructors will offer tactics to help students express themselves verbally and visually with clarity and conciseness in print and digital media. 
Competency Category(s):
Format: Classroom
Date(s): May 12-13, 2020 (Enrollment closes 5/5/20)
Time: May 12 - 10am- 4:30pm, May 13 - 8:00am - 3:30pm
C.A. Vines 4-H Center, Ferndale, AR 
Capacity: 20
Mary Hightower,, (501) 671- 2126; Diane Mashburn,, (501) 671-2351