CDEI16 Registration


Join us for two and a half days of learning, networking, and discovering! The Community Development Extension Institute is designed by Extension professionals for Extension and other agency personnel who find themselves working with communities. The Institute offers Basic and Advanced skill-building sessions, plus Best Practices sessions on community development programming. All session are led by experienced trainers and presenters. We'll be staying and meeting at Snow King Hotel Jackson Hole located only six blocks from downtown Jackson. 

Held every other year, the Institute kicks off Sunday, May 22 at 4:30 PM with an Opening Social and Resource Fair. You will be joined by the Board Members of the Western Rural Development Center for socializing and the Resource Fair will include exhibits from community development programs in the West. Monday and Tuesday both begin with networking breakfasts, and the days are packed full of the training sessions and the best practices sessions, lunches including optional roundtable discussions, plus refreshment breaks, and time in the evenings to wander the charming streets of Jackson.

Don't miss out on this valuable professional development opportunity. Register today!

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INSTITUTE PACKAGES
$255.00 - Early Bird Registration (through May 6th)
$425.00 - Regular Registration (after May 6th)
$45.00 - Guest Ticket - Opening Social and Resource Fair
$25.00 - Post-Institute Workshop 1 - Community Capitals with Cornelia Flora
$25.00 - Post-Institute Workshop 2 - Community-Based Participatory Research with Randy Stoecker

Registration deadline is May 15, 2016.
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REGISTRATION OPTIONS
Early Bird Registration - $255 (through May 6, 2016)
Save $170 off registration with the Early Bird Ticket Price! This ticket includes full admission to the Institute all three days, the Opening Social and Resource Fair, four refreshment breaks, two networking breakfasts, two networking lunches with optional roundtable discussions, and access to all Institute training and presentation materials. Register by May 1, 2016, to receive this discounted price.

Regular Registration - $425.00 (after May 6, 2016)
This ticket includes full admission to the Institute all three days, the Opening Social and Resource Fair, four refreshment breaks, two networking breakfasts, two networking lunches with optional roundtable discussions, and access to all Institute training and presentation materials.

Guest Ticket/Opening Social & Resource Fair - $45.00
Bringing your significant other with you to the Institute? Buy a ticket for them to join us at the Opening Social and Resource Fair.
NOTE: An Early Bird or Regular Registration Ticket includes admission to the Opening Social and Resource Fair. Purchase this ticket ONLY if you are bringing a guest to the Sunday event.

Post-Institute Workshop 1 - Community Capitals - $25.00
USING THE COMMUNITY CAPITALS FRAMEWORK AT HOME: DESIGNING A CCF APPROACH AND ITS APPLICATION IN YOUR CONTEXT
Trainer: Cornelia Flora, Iowa State University
Location: Teton County Extension Office, 255 West Deloney
Times: 8:30 - 11:30 AM
In this session, we will work together and individually to design a CCF process that addresses issues faced by communities where we are currently working. At the end of the training, each participant will have a flexible process designed to share with communities where they work.

Post-Institute Workshop 2 - Community-Based Participatory Research - $25.00
HOW TO BUILD AND CARRY OUT A COMMUNITY-BASED PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH PROJECT
Trainer: Randy Stoecker, University of Wisconsin
Location: Teton County Extension Office, 255 West Deloney
Times: 8:30 - 11:30 AM
In this workshop you will learn how to carry out community-based participatory research (CBPR) as a community development activity. We will cover topics such as how to link strategic planning with knowledge mobilization, how to use research to build community and empower people, and how to integrate research with community development. We will map out the steps of an effective CBPR project that can inform concrete action and produce tangible community outcomes. Participants will be able to identify knowledge gaps, strategize ways to involve stakeholders in the research process, and design research that directly informs action.

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS
The Western Rural Development Center will accept written cancellations through May 1, 2016, and issue a refund less a $95 processing fee. Cancellation requests received after May 1, 2016, will not be eligible for a refund. Send your written cancellation notice to Betsy Newman (betsy.newman@usu.edu).
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