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2014 Annual Report via Map

UW-Extension staff and volunteers compiled programs by name, location and description to provide a visual overview of how UW-Extension helps people in Racine County apply University research, knowledge and resources to meet their educational needs wherever they live and work. Directions: When viewing the map, move the computer mouse over the program site pin to […]


Registration Open for October Networking Breakfasts

Staff who work for child, youth, and family serving organizations are invited to attend the annual Racine County networking breakfasts. Attendees will have the opportunity to share information about their programs and market their organizations through table displays. A free copy of the 2015 Family Resource Directory will be available for all attendees at the event. […]


Early Learning Series Calendar Available

The October-November-December 2015 Early Learning Series Calendar is now available. Early care and education providers, parents, and caregivers are invited to attend workshops. The Early Learning Series is a part of the Racine County Touchpoints Project that is funded by the United Way of Racine County. In order to view the calendar, please see the […]


November workshop – Shaken Baby Syndrome

The Early Learning Series will present a workshop on “Shaken Baby Syndrome” on Wednesday, November 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) is a severe form of brain injury that occurs when a child is forcibly shaken. It is typical for babies to cry, even when you […]


October Raising A Thinking Child Work Shop

The Early Learning Series presents, “Raising A Thinking Child” on Wednesday, October 21 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. This interactive two-hour workshop is an overview of the full workshop series. Raising a Thinking Child (RTC). RTC helps parents and early care providers guide children to solve common, everyday […]


Early Learning Series – Stewards of Children Workshop

NEW START TIME FOR WORKSHOP – The workshop now starts at 6:00 p.m. and lasts until 8:30 p.m. Child sexual abuse prevention and response are an adult’s job. Stewards of Children is the only nationally available program scientifically proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors. During this program, you will be empowered […]


Early Learning Series Workshop – Raising a Thinking Child

Racine County UW-Extension will be presenting “Raising a Thinking Child” workshop on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. The workshop will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. Raising a Thinking Child (RTC) helps parents and early care providers guide children to solve common, everyday problems. Geared toward 4 to […]

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Racine Teaching Garden Classes 2015

The Teaching Garden at the Racine County Food Bank Class Schedule for 2015 Pre-registration is required for each class by calling the UW-Extension office in Burlington at 262-767-2929. A name, email and/or phone number are required to register so that we can contact you if the class is not held. Each class has a minimum of 8 […]