MU Extension new employee orientation

Cohort training

New faculty members are invited to participate in cohort training. This training is designed to assist new faculty who are hired within the same six-month period to quickly become successful and effective in their positions and to develop positive, supportive relationships.

Cohort training consists of three sessions, one every two to three months during the first year of employment. Cohort sessions are designed and implemented by the orientation team in collaboration with MU Extension faculty and administrators.

   Cohort 19 training dates:

Session I January 21, 22 & 23, 2015 - Hampton Inn, Columbia
Session II March 3, 4, 5 & 6, 2015 - Hampton Inn, Columbia
Session III May 6, 7, & 8, 2015 - Hampton Inn, Columbia

Cohort 19 training team:

Vivian Anderson, family financial education specialist/CPD,
     Callaway County, East Central Region
Megan Martin, training and development coordinator
Shelley Bush Rowe, regional director, Northeast Region
Ina Linville, program director, 4-H Center for Youth Development
Jim Quinn, horticulture specialist, Cole County, East Central
Paul Rainsberger, program director, Labor Education
Georgia Stuart-Simmons, community development specialist/
    CPD, Johnson County, West Central Region

(Cohort members who must travel four or more hours to attend training may arrive the evening before the scheduled training.  Prior arrangements must be made with Megan Martin to make accommodations for these conditions.)