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County Director Resource Reference Guide

The following resource reference provides a basic introduction to the essential elements of a County Director’s job. The reference is made up of more than checklists and paper--most importantly, it is the collective knowledge and past experience of Cooperative Extension members. County Directors play an essential role as primary representatives between the counties to which they are assigned, the community in which they work and live, and the statewide Cooperative Extension system. This job is a major undertaking that requires not only astute administrative skills, but “gymnastic” skills, as the County Directors juggle and balance their way through shrinking budgets, changing program needs, competition for all types of resources, and devoting positive leadership for Advisors and staff.

This guide is broken up into 3 different sections.  All are provided in Microsoft Word format.

County Director Guide

Orientation Reference Guide for New County Cooperative Extension Advisors for the Central Valley Region

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