Successful Urban Programming: Building from the Traditional Base
Thursday July 30, 2015 12-1pm PDT.
Hear how WSU Extension in Snohomish County continued to grow its programming through the Great Recession by creating visible, relevant and successful urban Extension programs built on the strengths of traditional Extension programming. Learn the strategies that preserved and grew programs, enabled the development of new programs and defined WSU Extension as a leader in this metropolitan community.
A veteran of Extension urban programming for Washington State University, Curt started his career working with farmers to set up on-farm and farmers markets. His programming moved on to address water quality issues, youth development through technology, natural resource topics including low impact development and climate change, and community and economic development in post-disaster situations. As a the Snohomish County Extension Director, he has led Extension programming in the 3 largest counties in state, all situated on the Puget Sound in western Washington.