Abrea Johnson Collier County Extension Educator 4-H Youth Development Candidate -Introduction -Educational Background -Professional Experiences -4-H Youth Development Making the Best Better
Currently reside in Hudson, Ohio.
Very familiar with Naples and the surrounding communities.
Educational Background Master of Public Health August 2010 The University of Akron Akron, Ohio Overall GPA: 3.80 Bachelor of Arts December 2005 Kent State University Kent, Ohio Human Development and Family Studies Family Life Education Overall GPA: 3.36 Cum Laude
Focus areas for masters were project coordinating, social and behavioral health, and research.
Capstone was experiential learning, learning by doing.
Relates to Extension efforts.
Taught me to organize time and priorities.
Program Assistant for The Ohio State University Extension 4-H Youth Development.
Main job duty was to organize programming for the 4-H.
Misc. project judging
Illustrated talks contest
Health and safety speaking contest
Assisted extension educator with organizing:
New volunteer training
Volunteer annual update
Screening and hiring of
Geauga County Fair
Other job duties:
Recruiting, training, and continuing education for 4-H volunteers
Maintaining communication about 4-H events
Work closely with the 4-H advisory committee
Assisted with the 4-H Endowment Fundraiser
Working with the community
4-H Youth Development
4-H Youth Development The 5 C’s of Youth Development Competence Positive view of ones actions in specific areas such as school, social, cognitive, or family. Confidence A positive internal sense of self worth and ability. Connection Positive bonds with people and institutions where a multidirectional exchange in both directions is present. Character Possession of standard for correct behavior, a sense of morality, and integrity. Caring A sense of empathy and sympathy for others.
4-H Youth Development Connecting the 5 C’s and 4-H Essential Elements Mastery The feeling and belief that one can be successful Competence Independence To feel that one can influence people and events Character Confidence Belonging Knowing that you are cared about by others Connection Generosity To help others through actions Caring Character
4-H Youth Development Contribute to society Make healthier choices Excel in school and sciences
What does working for 4-H mean to me?
4-H Youth Development Growth Positive Impact Fun Connection Rewarding Community
4-H Youth Development Ability to recruit, train, lead, and inspire volunteers Ability to plan and conduct programs Respond to member and volunteer needs Ability to develop and maintain community relationships Have both short and long term goals