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.

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, 2018 – June 30, 2019
Contact(s): Julie Robinson,, (501) 671- 2082

presentation_skills.jpgTarget: State Faculty, County Faculty, Program Associates/Techs, and Program Assistants
Content: Learn about the seven keys of effective educational presentations and how to achieve them. This course addresses how to determine needs, design your presentation, use personal attributes to deliver your presentation with confidence, and evaluate your presentation.
Competency Category(s):
Format: Online
Date(s): July 1 2018- June 30, 2019 (Enrollment closes 6/26/19)
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 14-15, 2019 (Enrollment closes 5/7/19)
Time: May 14 - 10am- 4:30pm, May 15 - 8:00am - 3:00pm
C.A. Vines 4-H Center, Ferndale, AR 
Capacity: 20
Mary Hightower,, (501) 671- 2126; Diane Mashburn,, (501) 671-2351