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Touchpoints® Approach training begins April 21, 2017

  As a professional or volunteer who works with families, or an early care and education provider working with young children, are you looking for ways to improve connections and relationships with families of young children? By helping parents identify and expect bursts and regressions in child behavior (the “touchpoints”), you can reduce parental frustration […]

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UW-Extension Summer Internships Available (Paid Internships)

Apply Now for Summer Internship Positions Racine County UW-Extension is announcing two summer internships for the summer of 2017. Both internships are paid positions and include: Racine County Family Living Intern (Deadline to apply is March 14, 2017 with interviews on March 29 and 30, 2017) Racine County 4-H Program Summer Intern (Deadline to apply is March […]

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Youth in Governance Nominations due Feb 10

The Racine County Board of Supervisors created the Racine County Youth In Governance program allowing youth to serve on County Board committees alongside County Board Supervisors. UW-Extension partners with the Racine County Board to administer this program.  We need your help to promote the program among the youth!  The nomination form for the 2017 – 2018 […]

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Child Support & Family Court panel

Child Support and Family Court FAQ session – March 15, 2017

Professionals and volunteers often hear from families that Child Support and Family Court are confusing and frustrating. As a result, the Greater Racine Collaborative for Healthy Birth Outcomes and the Racine County Touchpoints Project/UW-Extension convened a panel on child support in Racine County to help dispel some of the common misperceptions. The Child Support and […]

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Spring into Gardening

This one day event offers garden related sessions presented by local horticulture professionals, Master Gardeners, and UWEX educators.  Sessions include:  Invasive Plant Management, Backyard Bug Basics, Cooking with Herbs, etc.  Location of the event is Westosha Central High School in Paddock Lake.  Additional information can be found under the Horticulture tab on this website or […]

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Winter / Spring 2017 Early Learning Series Workshops

Racine County UW-Extension will be offering a variety of Early Learning Series and Touchpoints workshops in 2017. The workshops are designed for Early Care and Education Professionals, parents, grandparents, and other caregivers of children. Workshop topics include: Family Connections – a 5-week workshop series with curriculum and materials developed for early care and education staff […]

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Register for Family Connections Workshop Series – starts Jan. 31

Racine County UW-Extension’s Touchpoints Project will be offering a Family Connections  workshop series for early care and education professionals. This is a unique opportunity that includes 15 credits of Tier 3 continuing education. The series starts on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The Family Connections curriculum and materials were developed for early care and education staff to […]

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February 22 Workshop – “Thriving With Your Spirited Child”

Attention parents, early care educators, and caregivers of children. Is there a “spirited” child in your life? Is the child more perceptive, intense, sensitive, persistent, energetic or expressive? If so, you may have a “spirited” child. Join us for this 3-hour workshop that will teach skills and strategies that will help you and your “spirited” child […]

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2017 Farm Fresh Atlas Applications Available

The Farm Fresh Atlas™ of Southeastern Wisconsin is a key marketing tool for local farms, farmers’ markets and local food businesses in Southeast Wisconsin.  List your farm, business, or farmers’ market in the 2017 Atlas and reach 100,000+ food-conscious customers across the region!  Applications are available at http://www.farmfreshsewi.org/applications.htm.

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training Courses Offered

If you or your employees purchase, mix, or apply “Restricted Use” pesticides on property you own or operate in Wisconsin, you MUST be certified to do so. Certification is valid for 5 years.  Applicators whose certification is expiring or first time applicators can register for a training or self-study test session. 2017 Racine/Kenosha Private Pesticide […]

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