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January 2023

Boots-2-Bushels: Boot Camp for Market Gardeners 2023 (online)

January 31 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a comprehensive nine-month hybrid (online and in-person) training program for all beginning farmers. Participants will acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully grow produce for small-scale private or commercial fruit and vegetable operations. Online training begins Jan. 17, 2023. The program continues twice-monthly through the end of September and includes farm field days throughout the growing season. Boots-2-Bushels: Boot Camp for Market Gardeners will cover topics that include soil health and…

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Info Session: Pathways to Careers (PTC) RFP Request for Ideas

January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Pathways to Careers (PTC) initiative is one of the three system-wide efforts aimed at improving Student Success and Retention under UMS TRANSFORMS. PTC strives to increase: access to career-related experiences for all of our students; the quality of our students’ career-related experiences; and coordination among UMS universities in our stewardship of these experiences.   Members of the campus community are invited to submit ideas for initiatives to include in the Pathways to Careers proposal.   To learn more, review the attached Request…

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February 2023

UMaine AI Webinar: AI for Secure IoT Design

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this 1-hour live webinar Dr. Prabuddha Chakraborty, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Advanced Structures and Composites Center at the University of Maine will discuss his topic titled "Leveraging Artificial Intelligence Towards Establishing a Robust Hardware Root-of-Trust for Edge Devices". There will be a live Q&A after his talk.

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4-H Engineering Club (online)

February 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 2, 2023

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is accepting registrations for a special interest club where youth ages 9–18 can explore basic engineering concepts. This online club will be held on Thursdays, Jan. 26–March 2 from 4–5:15 p.m. Required registration closes Jan. 17. The 4-H Engineering Club will introduce basic engineering skills by exploring a different topic each week. Participants will work through a hands-on engineering challenge and will have an opportunity to connect with other 4-H engineers across the state.…

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Grant Writing Essentials (online)

February 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on January 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 3, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 31, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 7, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 14, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 26, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 2, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 9, 2023 at 9:00 am

You have a lot on your plate. Between annual appeals, communications, virtual event planning and fundraising, you’re overwhelmed. And now you’ve been tasked with writing a grant and you don’t know where to start. Our online grant writing program can help. This interactive online professional development program will teach you the basics of seeing a grant through a full cycle — from inception to completion. You’ll learn how to get your organization ready to apply for grants, where to find…

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Maine’s First Soft-Shell Clam Recruitment Monitoring Network: Highlighting a Statewide Fishery Crisis Through Citizen Science (online)

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The next UMS Research and Innovation Speaker Series webinar titled Maine’s First Soft-Shell Clam Recruitment Monitoring Network: Highlighting a Statewide Fishery Crisis Through Citizen Science will take place on Monday, Feb. 6, at Noon via Zoom. The presenter, Dr. Brian Beal, is professor of Marine Ecology at the University of Maine at Machias. Beal studies the ecology and natural history of many commercial marine shellfish species in eastern Maine. His research combines ecology and mariculture; providing critical information about how to grow these…

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SAT Prep Matters (online)

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on February 13, 2023 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 27, 2023 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 6, 2023 at 6:00 pm

$250

Online SAT Prep Matters is a four-session SAT prep course designed for college-bound high school sophomores and juniors who plan to take the SAT. Dates: Mondays, Feb. 6, 13, 27, March 6 6–7:30 p.m. ET The redesigned SAT has a total score made up of two parts — verbal skills and math. The average SAT score for students in Maine is 1031 total  (College Board report, graduating class of 2018 all Maine schools).  According to the College Board, to attain…

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4-H Engineering Club (online)

February 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 2, 2023

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is accepting registrations for a special interest club where youth ages 9–18 can explore basic engineering concepts. This online club will be held on Thursdays, Jan. 26–March 2 from 4–5:15 p.m. Required registration closes Jan. 17. The 4-H Engineering Club will introduce basic engineering skills by exploring a different topic each week. Participants will work through a hands-on engineering challenge and will have an opportunity to connect with other 4-H engineers across the state.…

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Grant Writing Essentials (online)

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on January 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 3, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 31, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 7, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 14, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 26, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 2, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 9, 2023 at 9:00 am

You have a lot on your plate. Between annual appeals, communications, virtual event planning and fundraising, you’re overwhelmed. And now you’ve been tasked with writing a grant and you don’t know where to start. Our online grant writing program can help. This interactive online professional development program will teach you the basics of seeing a grant through a full cycle — from inception to completion. You’ll learn how to get your organization ready to apply for grants, where to find…

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Advanced Imaging of Muscle Fiber Type Development (online)

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Jared Talbot, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of University of Maine’s School of Biology and Ecology Talbot received his Bachelors in Science in Biology from Cornell University. He then began his work on developmental biology by studying skeleton formation with Dr. Charles Kimmel at the University of Oregon. After this, he did a postdoc investigating muscle development with Sharon Amacher, initially working at the University of California Berkeley, then continuing the same work at The Ohio State University. He is now an assistant…

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SAT Prep Matters (online)

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on February 13, 2023 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 27, 2023 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 6, 2023 at 6:00 pm

$250

Online SAT Prep Matters is a four-session SAT prep course designed for college-bound high school sophomores and juniors who plan to take the SAT. Dates: Mondays, Feb. 6, 13, 27, March 6 6–7:30 p.m. ET The redesigned SAT has a total score made up of two parts — verbal skills and math. The average SAT score for students in Maine is 1031 total  (College Board report, graduating class of 2018 all Maine schools).  According to the College Board, to attain…

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Boots-2-Bushels: Boot Camp for Market Gardeners 2023 (online)

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a comprehensive nine-month hybrid (online and in-person) training program for all beginning farmers. Participants will acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully grow produce for small-scale private or commercial fruit and vegetable operations. Online training begins Jan. 17, 2023. The program continues twice-monthly through the end of September and includes farm field days throughout the growing season. Boots-2-Bushels: Boot Camp for Market Gardeners will cover topics that include soil health and…

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CUGR Talk: ‘In Love’ with Art and Research (online)

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Interested in how and where art and research meet? Join CUGR's 1--hour talk to find out more about art and research with UMaine's Andy Mauery, Associate Professor of Art and Susan Smith, Graduate Coordinator of Intermedia Programs and Associate Professor of Research. Register here: 

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Recipe to Market: Is it for ME? Program (online)

February 15 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Recipe to Market is a multidisciplinary program intended to introduce participants to key topics that an aspiring entrepreneur needs to consider before starting a food business. Instructors will cover topics such as business basics; the specialty food industry and product development; licensing and regulations; and food safety. Products that may be discussed include canned shelf-stable products (jams/jellies/preserves, baked goods, condiments, salsas, sauces, dessert sauces), fermented foods, dry mixes and candies/confections. Instructors for the program include UMaine Extension professor emeritus Louis…

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4-H Volunteer Training: Igniting Youth Sparks (online)

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on April 4, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Northeast Region Volunteer Connections, Session 4 Every youth needs a champion to help light their Spark. Join Cooperative Extension to learn ways to encourage youth to go beyond exploring their interests to discovering their purpose and direction. Registration Deadline: Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023 Register: https://extension.umaine.edu/4h/2022-23-maine-4-h-volunteer-training-registration/  

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4-H Engineering Club (online)

February 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 2, 2023

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is accepting registrations for a special interest club where youth ages 9–18 can explore basic engineering concepts. This online club will be held on Thursdays, Jan. 26–March 2 from 4–5:15 p.m. Required registration closes Jan. 17. The 4-H Engineering Club will introduce basic engineering skills by exploring a different topic each week. Participants will work through a hands-on engineering challenge and will have an opportunity to connect with other 4-H engineers across the state.…

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Restorative Practices Program (online)

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on December 16, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on January 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on January 13, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 21, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 29, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 30, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on July 21, 2023 at 9:00 am

Today’s best thinking in leadership, education, and change management emphasizes the need to create spaces where people feel seen, heard, and part of a community that cares. Whether you are a teacher, parent, principal, health care provider or authority figure, you can benefit from restorative practices. Over the course of this program, you’ll be part of a supportive learning group on a fulfilling journey of growth and change.  Through discussions, exercises and other practical activities you’ll deepen your knowledge of…

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4-H Engineering Club (online)

February 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 2, 2023

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is accepting registrations for a special interest club where youth ages 9–18 can explore basic engineering concepts. This online club will be held on Thursdays, Jan. 26–March 2 from 4–5:15 p.m. Required registration closes Jan. 17. The 4-H Engineering Club will introduce basic engineering skills by exploring a different topic each week. Participants will work through a hands-on engineering challenge and will have an opportunity to connect with other 4-H engineers across the state.…

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SAT Prep Matters (online)

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on February 13, 2023 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 27, 2023 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 6, 2023 at 6:00 pm

$250

Online SAT Prep Matters is a four-session SAT prep course designed for college-bound high school sophomores and juniors who plan to take the SAT. Dates: Mondays, Feb. 6, 13, 27, March 6 6–7:30 p.m. ET The redesigned SAT has a total score made up of two parts — verbal skills and math. The average SAT score for students in Maine is 1031 total  (College Board report, graduating class of 2018 all Maine schools).  According to the College Board, to attain…

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Boots-2-Bushels: Boot Camp for Market Gardeners 2023 (online)

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a comprehensive nine-month hybrid (online and in-person) training program for all beginning farmers. Participants will acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully grow produce for small-scale private or commercial fruit and vegetable operations. Online training begins Jan. 17, 2023. The program continues twice-monthly through the end of September and includes farm field days throughout the growing season. Boots-2-Bushels: Boot Camp for Market Gardeners will cover topics that include soil health and…

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Goodbye, Lord: How We Changed God’s Pronouns in the Hebrew Bible and Why It Matters (online)

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Rabbi Beth Lieberman will take us on a journey through the history of Jewish translations of the Hebrew Bible, offer a glimpse into the translation process for the forthcoming JPS TANAKH: Gender-Sensitive Edition, and explore its game-changing potential for the next generation. Lieberman served as literary editor and a revising translator of the JPS TANAKH: Gender-Sensitive Edition. She is the founder of Textish, an organization whose focus is producing innovative literary works of Jewish scholarship, culture, and practice, and is…

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March 2023

Adaptive Forest Management Under the Changing Climate webinar series

March 1 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2022 at 8:00 am

One event on March 1, 2023 at 8:00 am

December topic: Massabesic Experimental Forest: forest ecology and management research. The Center for Research on Sustainable Forests are hosting a third year of its popular webinar and field tour series. In 2022–2023 the series is focused on case studies in adaptive forest management under the changing climate at sites throughout Maine. Panelists will include researchers, scientists, and stakeholders who will address the scope and scale of climate issues in the state, active management strategies, wildlife/biohabitat concerns, and how climate change…

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Adaptive Forest Management Under the Changing Climate webinar/field tour series

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on March 1, 2023 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 31, 2023 at 12:00 pm

The Center for Research on Sustainable Forests are hosting a third year of its popular webinar and field tour series. In 2022–2023 the series is focused on case studies in adaptive forest management under the changing climate at sites throughout Maine. Panelists will include researchers, scientists, and stakeholders who will address the scope and scale of climate issues in the state, active management strategies, wildlife/biohabitat concerns, and how climate change is influencing Maine’s forests and forest economy. Webinars: 2022: Oct…

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4-H Engineering Club (online)

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 2, 2023

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is accepting registrations for a special interest club where youth ages 9–18 can explore basic engineering concepts. This online club will be held on Thursdays, Jan. 26–March 2 from 4–5:15 p.m. Required registration closes Jan. 17. The 4-H Engineering Club will introduce basic engineering skills by exploring a different topic each week. Participants will work through a hands-on engineering challenge and will have an opportunity to connect with other 4-H engineers across the state.…

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Advancing Natural Resource Based Strategies for Rural Community Resilience (online)

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The next UMS Research and Innovation Speaker Series webinar titled Advancing Natural Resource Based Strategies for Rural Community Resilience will take place on Monday, March 6, at Noon via Zoom. The presenter, Caroline Noblet, is associate professor of Economics at the University of Maine. Registration is required.

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SAT Prep Matters (online)

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 13, 2023 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 27, 2023 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 6, 2023 at 6:00 pm

$250

Online SAT Prep Matters is a four-session SAT prep course designed for college-bound high school sophomores and juniors who plan to take the SAT. Dates: Mondays, Feb. 6, 13, 27, March 6 6–7:30 p.m. ET The redesigned SAT has a total score made up of two parts — verbal skills and math. The average SAT score for students in Maine is 1031 total  (College Board report, graduating class of 2018 all Maine schools).  According to the College Board, to attain…

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Maine 4-H Agricultural Ambassador Program (online)

March 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 18, 2023

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering its Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program from March 7–April 18. The program, open to all teens ages 14–18, will focus on understanding the Maine food system, exploring careers and building advocacy skills. As formal agricultural programs at local high schools disappear, students lack opportunities to learn about critical food systems and discover careers in agriculture. The 4-H Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program seeks to provide teenagers with opportunities to consider a future in agriculture…

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Calming Strong Emotions with Resonant Language (online)

March 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 28, 2023

 If your employer is a compact member of the Harold Alfond Center for the Advancement of Maine’s Workforce, you may be eligible to take this program at no cost to yourself (or your employer). Click here to learn more. Do people seem more edgy and argumentative these days? Would you like your own inner voice to be nurturing and supportive during challenging moments? Are you eager to support the emotional well-being of the people around you during these high-stress times?…

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Boots-2-Bushels: Boot Camp for Market Gardeners 2023 (online)

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a comprehensive nine-month hybrid (online and in-person) training program for all beginning farmers. Participants will acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully grow produce for small-scale private or commercial fruit and vegetable operations. Online training begins Jan. 17, 2023. The program continues twice-monthly through the end of September and includes farm field days throughout the growing season. Boots-2-Bushels: Boot Camp for Market Gardeners will cover topics that include soil health and…

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Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics (online via Zoom)

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics (online via Zoom) Join Fogler Library and the Office of Research Development for Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics. This workshop will be held online via Zoom. At this workshop, participants will: search for grants in PIVOT, analyze an agency’s Request for Proposals, and learn Grant Writing Basics. Anyone is welcome to attend - this program may be especially resonant for faculty, staff, and graduate students. RSVP here.

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Maine 4-H Agricultural Ambassador Program (online)

March 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 18, 2023

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering its Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program from March 7–April 18. The program, open to all teens ages 14–18, will focus on understanding the Maine food system, exploring careers and building advocacy skills. As formal agricultural programs at local high schools disappear, students lack opportunities to learn about critical food systems and discover careers in agriculture. The 4-H Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program seeks to provide teenagers with opportunities to consider a future in agriculture…

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Calming Strong Emotions with Resonant Language (online)

March 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 28, 2023

 If your employer is a compact member of the Harold Alfond Center for the Advancement of Maine’s Workforce, you may be eligible to take this program at no cost to yourself (or your employer). Click here to learn more. Do people seem more edgy and argumentative these days? Would you like your own inner voice to be nurturing and supportive during challenging moments? Are you eager to support the emotional well-being of the people around you during these high-stress times?…

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Grant Writing Essentials (online)

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on January 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 3, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 31, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 7, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 14, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 26, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 2, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 9, 2023 at 9:00 am

You have a lot on your plate. Between annual appeals, communications, virtual event planning and fundraising, you’re overwhelmed. And now you’ve been tasked with writing a grant and you don’t know where to start. Our online grant writing program can help. This interactive online professional development program will teach you the basics of seeing a grant through a full cycle — from inception to completion. You’ll learn how to get your organization ready to apply for grants, where to find…

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Maine 4-H Agricultural Ambassador Program (online)

March 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 18, 2023

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering its Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program from March 7–April 18. The program, open to all teens ages 14–18, will focus on understanding the Maine food system, exploring careers and building advocacy skills. As formal agricultural programs at local high schools disappear, students lack opportunities to learn about critical food systems and discover careers in agriculture. The 4-H Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program seeks to provide teenagers with opportunities to consider a future in agriculture…

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Calming Strong Emotions with Resonant Language (online)

March 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 28, 2023

 If your employer is a compact member of the Harold Alfond Center for the Advancement of Maine’s Workforce, you may be eligible to take this program at no cost to yourself (or your employer). Click here to learn more. Do people seem more edgy and argumentative these days? Would you like your own inner voice to be nurturing and supportive during challenging moments? Are you eager to support the emotional well-being of the people around you during these high-stress times?…

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Grant Writing Essentials (online)

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on January 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 3, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 31, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 7, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 14, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 26, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 2, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 9, 2023 at 9:00 am

You have a lot on your plate. Between annual appeals, communications, virtual event planning and fundraising, you’re overwhelmed. And now you’ve been tasked with writing a grant and you don’t know where to start. Our online grant writing program can help. This interactive online professional development program will teach you the basics of seeing a grant through a full cycle — from inception to completion. You’ll learn how to get your organization ready to apply for grants, where to find…

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4-H Volunteer Training: Start Your 4-H Journey (online)

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 4, 2023 at 12:00 pm

Thinking about becoming a 4-H volunteer? Or know someone who would be a great fit? We are looking for people to help youth find their spark and thrive. We offer lots of ways to be involved depending on your time and interests. Join Cooperative Extension for two one-hour virtual sessions to learn more. Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 Register: https://extension.umaine.edu/4h/2022-23-maine-4-h-volunteer-training-registration/  

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Maine 4-H Agricultural Ambassador Program (online)

March 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 18, 2023

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering its Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program from March 7–April 18. The program, open to all teens ages 14–18, will focus on understanding the Maine food system, exploring careers and building advocacy skills. As formal agricultural programs at local high schools disappear, students lack opportunities to learn about critical food systems and discover careers in agriculture. The 4-H Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program seeks to provide teenagers with opportunities to consider a future in agriculture…

Find out more »

Calming Strong Emotions with Resonant Language (online)

March 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 28, 2023

 If your employer is a compact member of the Harold Alfond Center for the Advancement of Maine’s Workforce, you may be eligible to take this program at no cost to yourself (or your employer). Click here to learn more. Do people seem more edgy and argumentative these days? Would you like your own inner voice to be nurturing and supportive during challenging moments? Are you eager to support the emotional well-being of the people around you during these high-stress times?…

Find out more »

Grant Writing Essentials (online)

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on January 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 3, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 31, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 7, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 14, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 26, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 2, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 9, 2023 at 9:00 am

You have a lot on your plate. Between annual appeals, communications, virtual event planning and fundraising, you’re overwhelmed. And now you’ve been tasked with writing a grant and you don’t know where to start. Our online grant writing program can help. This interactive online professional development program will teach you the basics of seeing a grant through a full cycle — from inception to completion. You’ll learn how to get your organization ready to apply for grants, where to find…

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April 2023

Assessing Disparities in Access to Advanced Medical Device Therapy in Maine (online)

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The next UMS Research and Innovation Speaker Series webinar titled Assessing Disparities in Access to Advanced Medical Device Therapy in Maine will take place on Monday, April 3, at Noon via Zoom. The presenter, Asheen Lanba, os assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of Southern Maine. Registration is required.

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4-H Volunteer Training: Start Your 4-H Journey (online)

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 4, 2023 at 12:00 pm

Thinking about becoming a 4-H volunteer? Or know someone who would be a great fit? We are looking for people to help youth find their spark and thrive. We offer lots of ways to be involved depending on your time and interests. Join Cooperative Extension for two one-hour virtual sessions to learn more. Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 Register: https://extension.umaine.edu/4h/2022-23-maine-4-h-volunteer-training-registration/  

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Maine 4-H Agricultural Ambassador Program (online)

April 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 18, 2023

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering its Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program from March 7–April 18. The program, open to all teens ages 14–18, will focus on understanding the Maine food system, exploring careers and building advocacy skills. As formal agricultural programs at local high schools disappear, students lack opportunities to learn about critical food systems and discover careers in agriculture. The 4-H Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program seeks to provide teenagers with opportunities to consider a future in agriculture…

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4-H Volunteer Training: Igniting Youth Sparks (online)

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Northeast Region Volunteer Connections, Session 4 Every youth needs a champion to help light their Spark. Join Cooperative Extension to learn ways to encourage youth to go beyond exploring their interests to discovering their purpose and direction. Registration Deadline: Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023 Register: https://extension.umaine.edu/4h/2022-23-maine-4-h-volunteer-training-registration/  

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Grant Writing Essentials (online)

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 31, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 7, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 14, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 26, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 2, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 9, 2023 at 9:00 am

You have a lot on your plate. Between annual appeals, communications, virtual event planning and fundraising, you’re overwhelmed. And now you’ve been tasked with writing a grant and you don’t know where to start. Our online grant writing program can help. This interactive online professional development program will teach you the basics of seeing a grant through a full cycle — from inception to completion. You’ll learn how to get your organization ready to apply for grants, where to find…

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Cooking for Crowds Webinar

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other service to the community. But cooking for a crowd is tricky. How do you store all that food? When is the food completely cooked? How long can you leave food on the buffet table? Join UMaine Extension Community Education Assistant Debbie Barnett in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds,…

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Maine 4-H Agricultural Ambassador Program (online)

April 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering its Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program from March 7–April 18. The program, open to all teens ages 14–18, will focus on understanding the Maine food system, exploring careers and building advocacy skills. As formal agricultural programs at local high schools disappear, students lack opportunities to learn about critical food systems and discover careers in agriculture. The 4-H Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program seeks to provide teenagers with opportunities to consider a future in agriculture…

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Grant Writing Essentials (online)

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

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One event on May 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 26, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 2, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 9, 2023 at 9:00 am

You have a lot on your plate. Between annual appeals, communications, virtual event planning and fundraising, you’re overwhelmed. And now you’ve been tasked with writing a grant and you don’t know where to start. Our online grant writing program can help. This interactive online professional development program will teach you the basics of seeing a grant through a full cycle — from inception to completion. You’ll learn how to get your organization ready to apply for grants, where to find…

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Maine 4-H Agricultural Ambassador Program (online)

April 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 18, 2023

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering its Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program from March 7–April 18. The program, open to all teens ages 14–18, will focus on understanding the Maine food system, exploring careers and building advocacy skills. As formal agricultural programs at local high schools disappear, students lack opportunities to learn about critical food systems and discover careers in agriculture. The 4-H Agriculture Leadership Ambassador program seeks to provide teenagers with opportunities to consider a future in agriculture…

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Restorative Practices Program (online)

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2022 at 9:00 am

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One event on January 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on January 13, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 21, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 29, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 30, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on July 21, 2023 at 9:00 am

Today’s best thinking in leadership, education, and change management emphasizes the need to create spaces where people feel seen, heard, and part of a community that cares. Whether you are a teacher, parent, principal, health care provider or authority figure, you can benefit from restorative practices. Over the course of this program, you’ll be part of a supportive learning group on a fulfilling journey of growth and change.  Through discussions, exercises and other practical activities you’ll deepen your knowledge of…

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Restorative Practices Program (online)

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on December 16, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on January 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

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One event on April 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 21, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 29, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 30, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on July 21, 2023 at 9:00 am

Today’s best thinking in leadership, education, and change management emphasizes the need to create spaces where people feel seen, heard, and part of a community that cares. Whether you are a teacher, parent, principal, health care provider or authority figure, you can benefit from restorative practices. Over the course of this program, you’ll be part of a supportive learning group on a fulfilling journey of growth and change.  Through discussions, exercises and other practical activities you’ll deepen your knowledge of…

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Cooking for Crowds Webinar

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other service to the community. But cooking for a crowd is tricky. How do you store all that food? When is the food completely cooked? How long can you leave food on the buffet table? Join UMaine Extension Community Education Assistant Debbie Barnett in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive Cooking for Crowds,…

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May 2023

Cybersecurity for Maine Communities and Businesses (online)

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The next UMS Research and Innovation Speaker Series webinar titled Cybersecurity for Maine Communities and Businesses will take place on Monday, May 1, at Noon via Zoom. The presenter, Henry Felch, is associate professor of Cybersecurity and Computer Information Systems at University of Maine Augusta. Registration is required.

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Grant Writing Essentials (online)

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on January 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 3, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 31, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 7, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 14, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 26, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 2, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 9, 2023 at 9:00 am

You have a lot on your plate. Between annual appeals, communications, virtual event planning and fundraising, you’re overwhelmed. And now you’ve been tasked with writing a grant and you don’t know where to start. Our online grant writing program can help. This interactive online professional development program will teach you the basics of seeing a grant through a full cycle — from inception to completion. You’ll learn how to get your organization ready to apply for grants, where to find…

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Restorative Practices Program (online)

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 21, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 29, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 30, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on July 21, 2023 at 9:00 am

Today’s best thinking in leadership, education, and change management emphasizes the need to create spaces where people feel seen, heard, and part of a community that cares. Whether you are a teacher, parent, principal, health care provider or authority figure, you can benefit from restorative practices. Over the course of this program, you’ll be part of a supportive learning group on a fulfilling journey of growth and change.  Through discussions, exercises and other practical activities you’ll deepen your knowledge of…

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Grant Writing Essentials (online)

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 3, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 31, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 7, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 14, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 26, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 2, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 9, 2023 at 9:00 am

You have a lot on your plate. Between annual appeals, communications, virtual event planning and fundraising, you’re overwhelmed. And now you’ve been tasked with writing a grant and you don’t know where to start. Our online grant writing program can help. This interactive online professional development program will teach you the basics of seeing a grant through a full cycle — from inception to completion. You’ll learn how to get your organization ready to apply for grants, where to find…

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Grant Writing Essentials (online)

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 3, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 31, 2023 at 9:00 am

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One event on April 14, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 26, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 2, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 9, 2023 at 9:00 am

You have a lot on your plate. Between annual appeals, communications, virtual event planning and fundraising, you’re overwhelmed. And now you’ve been tasked with writing a grant and you don’t know where to start. Our online grant writing program can help. This interactive online professional development program will teach you the basics of seeing a grant through a full cycle — from inception to completion. You’ll learn how to get your organization ready to apply for grants, where to find…

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June 2023

Grant Writing Essentials (online)

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on January 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 3, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on February 10, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 17, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on March 31, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 7, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 14, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 26, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 2, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 9, 2023 at 9:00 am

You have a lot on your plate. Between annual appeals, communications, virtual event planning and fundraising, you’re overwhelmed. And now you’ve been tasked with writing a grant and you don’t know where to start. Our online grant writing program can help. This interactive online professional development program will teach you the basics of seeing a grant through a full cycle — from inception to completion. You’ll learn how to get your organization ready to apply for grants, where to find…

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Boots-2-Bushels: Boot Camp for Market Gardeners 2023 (online)

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a comprehensive nine-month hybrid (online and in-person) training program for all beginning farmers. Participants will acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully grow produce for small-scale private or commercial fruit and vegetable operations. Online training begins Jan. 17, 2023. The program continues twice-monthly through the end of September and includes farm field days throughout the growing season. Boots-2-Bushels: Boot Camp for Market Gardeners will cover topics that include soil health and…

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Grant Writing Essentials (online)

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

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One event on March 24, 2023 at 9:00 am

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One event on April 14, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 12, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 26, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 2, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 9, 2023 at 9:00 am

You have a lot on your plate. Between annual appeals, communications, virtual event planning and fundraising, you’re overwhelmed. And now you’ve been tasked with writing a grant and you don’t know where to start. Our online grant writing program can help. This interactive online professional development program will teach you the basics of seeing a grant through a full cycle — from inception to completion. You’ll learn how to get your organization ready to apply for grants, where to find…

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Restorative Practices Program (online)

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2022 at 9:00 am

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One event on April 20, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on April 21, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 29, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on June 30, 2023 at 9:00 am

One event on July 21, 2023 at 9:00 am

Today’s best thinking in leadership, education, and change management emphasizes the need to create spaces where people feel seen, heard, and part of a community that cares. Whether you are a teacher, parent, principal, health care provider or authority figure, you can benefit from restorative practices. Over the course of this program, you’ll be part of a supportive learning group on a fulfilling journey of growth and change.  Through discussions, exercises and other practical activities you’ll deepen your knowledge of…

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Restorative Practices Program (online)

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Today’s best thinking in leadership, education, and change management emphasizes the need to create spaces where people feel seen, heard, and part of a community that cares. Whether you are a teacher, parent, principal, health care provider or authority figure, you can benefit from restorative practices. Over the course of this program, you’ll be part of a supportive learning group on a fulfilling journey of growth and change.  Through discussions, exercises and other practical activities you’ll deepen your knowledge of…

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July 2023

Restorative Practices Program (online)

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Today’s best thinking in leadership, education, and change management emphasizes the need to create spaces where people feel seen, heard, and part of a community that cares. Whether you are a teacher, parent, principal, health care provider or authority figure, you can benefit from restorative practices. Over the course of this program, you’ll be part of a supportive learning group on a fulfilling journey of growth and change.  Through discussions, exercises and other practical activities you’ll deepen your knowledge of…

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