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KSRE Employee Resources

PDC Resources Table of Contents

General Resources

Best Practices for Agents Working with PDCs, PDC-1
New Agent: Beginning and Building Relationships, PDC-2
PDC Excellence Assessment, PDC-3
Serving as a Member of a Program Development Committee, PDC-4
Handbook for County Extension Councils and District Governing Bodies

Recruiting PDC Volunteers

Recruiting Board and PDC Members Module
PDC Member Position Description, PDC-5
PDC Guidelines for Expansion, PDC-6
Board Member Recruitment Worksheet
Serving as a Member of a Program Development Committee, PDC-4
State and County QuickFacts, Census Bureau

Orienting PDC Members

PDC Member Position Description, PDC-5
Serving as a Member of a Program Development Committee, PDC-4
Program Development Committee Orientation Module
Extension Council Handbook

Holding Effective Meetings

The Art of Great Meetings
Suggested Meeting Topics, PDC-7
Basic Facilitation: Tools for Generating and Prioritizing Ideas, PDC-8
Alternative Meeting Formats, PDC-9
Effective Meeting Checklist, PDC-10

Increasing Facilitation Skills

Facilitation – What Is it?
Basic Facilitation: Tools for Generating and Prioritizing Ideas, PDC-8
Working with Group Conflict - Conflict Happens!

Assessing Community Needs

Environmental Scan
County Specific Demographics
Reaching New Audiences Module


Planning with a Purpose

Program Development Module
Designing Programs Using the Logic Model
Logic Model
Evaluation Resources and Templates
Setting Priorities

Communicating Impact

Working with Elected Officials – A Guide for Agents and Board Members 
Tips for Choosing a Spokesperson 
Writing a Successful Letter to the Editor
Family and Consumer Sciences Elevator Speech