How? Phase One From Competency Assessment to Professional Development Self-Assessment Phase Two Defining Professionalism in Extension Image Attitude Behavior Communications
Definition of Professionalism The invisible and underlying foundation supporting all organizations. Judged by behavior, image, communications and attitude.
Team Approach Charlie, Jodi and Bill: 2008 NELD Team 10 state review of best practices Feedback Team meeting in Carrington (30 people) Fall MPU Meetings Fall Conference
Purpose of Self-Assessments? Professional Development is YOUR responsibility Invest in yourself to become a ‘great’ Extension professional Providing professional development opportunities is the ORGANIZATION’S responsibility Invest in the organization to become a ‘great’ Extension system Program assessment is the PROGRAM PLANNING TEAM’S responsibility Help program planning teams understand what is needed for NDSU Extension to have ‘great’ programs.
What do we need? Method for employees to assess their needs and have dialogue with supervisors Method for organization/program leaders to get feedback from employees and create learning opportunities that meet your needs
What’s Changed? Competency Assessment Subject Matter Communications Information and Technology Personal and Organizational Management Professional Development and Educational Design Professional Development Self-Assessment Subject Matter Communications Technology Personal Development Organizational Management Program Development and Educational Design
Assessments: Getting Started Moodle system: Log into eXtension at: http://pdc.extension.org Select category - State Specific/North Dakota Select and complete assessment Print out report Individual Summary Program Planning Team Chairs’ / District Directors’ / Program Leaders’ summary
Getting Started: 2010 Select two assessments to complete in January Complete your subject matter assessment Complete one other category of your choice Review your choices with your District Director and complete them in January Discuss the results at your performance review in 2010 Use results to create your professional development plan for 2010