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TED Talk Worthy PPT: Visual Storytelling NA March 21, 2019
SiteBuilder Basics NA April 18, 2019
Management Skills Assessment Program June 14, 2019 October 14-17, 2019
Programmatic Orientation NA April 23-25, 2019
Leadership Online Today See below January-April  2019

TED Talk Worthy PowerPoint
March 21, 2019
Time: noon-12:30 pm
Create a
PPT presentation that tells a story in an engaging and effective manner (read more here).

SiteBuilder Basics
April 18, 2019
Time: noon-12:30 pm
Get your ANR website up and running using basic SiteBuilder tools (read more here).


Administrative New Employee Orientation
Thursday, May 30, 2019

UC ANR Building, 2801 Second Street, Davis, CA  95618

Goals are to provide opportunities to:

  • Learn about the ANR’s Vision and Mission.
  • Learn about ANR structure and individual programs and units.
  • Interact with ANR leadership and directors.
  • Meet and network with new colleagues from around the state.
  • Get answers to burning questions about health benefits, AggieTravel and more

Call for Applications:

Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP)

 If you or your people managers are ready for a leap in professional development, we encourage applying for the Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP).
Next program
October 14-17, 2019 @ the UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center
How does this program work?
This program assesses the management skills of high potential, early career supervisors and managers for future leadership opportunities at the University of California.  This program is for supervisors and managers with 1-5 years of people management experience who exhibit potential for management development.
When are Applications due?
Friday, June 14, 2019. Apply here http://msap.ucr.edu/.
Who is eligible?
Eligibility requirements include:

  • Full-time career status with a current, satisfactory (or better) performance evaluation
  • Career Tracks job classification as a supervisor or manager with 1-5 years’ experience

Participants will be selected based on an evaluation of the applicant's (1) career goals in management, (2) level of skills essential for performing management functions, and (3) demonstrated career path and/or strong commitment to management skill development.

Who pays?
ANR Learning & Development pays (program cost $1350 PLUS transportation, other related travel costs)!  

What to expect?

  • A demanding program with assessees in activities from 8 am until 8 pm.
  • No time to check email or attend to work responsibilities.
  • Share meals and small condos with assessees from the UC system

Application instructions and further information about the program are at http://msap.ucr.edu/.  Choose UC ANR (not UC Davis) in the application.

A UC ANR committee will review all applications and make the final selection. Completed applications must be submitted online at http://msap.ucr.edu/ by Friday, June 14, 2019.

As supervisor, you will also have a required portion in the submission for application consideration and commit to participate in the required post-program activities.

For more information, contact Jodi Azulai, ANR Learning and Development Coordinator, at jlazulai@ucanr.edu or (530 750-1239). 


SAVE THE DATE: UC ANR Programmatic Orientation

Tuesday, April 23 - Thursday, April 25, 2019
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center (KARE), Parlier, CA

Programmatic Orientation is designed to help academics jump start their programs by focusing on program design and showcasing successful projects of other ANR academics.


Leadership Online Today
Beginning January 21, 2019

MU Extension Offers Innovative Online Program: Leadership Online for Today Beginning January 21, 2019. University of Missouri Extension has developed an innovative
online program with the focus on building better leaders beginning January 21, 2019 and ending April 8, 2019.  Registration deadline is Monday, January 7, 2019.

Leadership Online For Today was developed with the intent to prepare emerging leaders to affect positive community change. This innovative online program allows participants to develop leadership skills at their own convenience.  The program provides a unique experience for participants that will help prepare them for other leadership opportunities within the community. For more information about the program, contact Johanna Reed Adams, Ph.D., at LO@missouri.edu.  Follow them on Facebook at Leadership Online For Today.