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Intro to Beekeeping Workshop – June 23, 2015

This workshop will be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the Kenosha County Center.  The program will address basic bee biology, beekeeping equipment, bee-friendly plantings, and more! The workshop is designed for the novice beekeeper or those who haven’t yet started keeping bees. The program will feature engaging presentations and Q&A session […]

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Spring Issue of Ties to the Land

Ties to the Land is a quarterly newsletter in collaboration with UW-Extension, Kenosha and Racine Counties Land Conservation, Kenosha, Racine and Milwaukee Counties Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service. Read the spring issue of Ties to the Land: April-June 2015

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Position Openings

Join the Racine County UW-Extension team by applying for the following positions: Racine County 4-H Youth Development Program Assistant; Racine Kenosha Nutrition Education Program Teaching Coordinator. Position descriptions and application process (apply by April 14) can be found at: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/hr/alljobs.cfm  

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Apply for Family Living Summer Internship by April 3

This summer a Family Living Summer Internship is available – college students are encouraged to apply by April 3rd. The intern will work on a variety of projects including resources for children of incarcerated parents, child support and family court outreach project, the Family Resource Directory update and several other family living programs. For more […]

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Touchpoints Approach Training Begins May 1

Do you work with families in Racine County? 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 and self-doubt while fostering the parents enjoyment of their child as well as […]

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Annual Impact Report Released

We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin and engaging them in transforming lives and communities. Did you know: The Racine County Board partnered with UW-Extension to create the Youth In Governance Program which launched in 2014. Nutrition educators made 14,725 teaching contacts in Racine County with the report highlighting […]

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Early Learning Series – Stewards of Children Workshop

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 as an individual, and as the life of your community, whether you are a survivor, a parent, or […]

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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 […]

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Workshop – Kindergarten Readiness: Early Learning Literacy

Racine County UW-Extension presents “Kindergarten Readiness: Early Learning Literacy” workshop as part of its Early Learning Series. Early learning and literacy skills are key components of kindergarten readiness. Early care educators play an important role in early literacy development. Learn what language and literacy skills all preschoolers should know using K-PALS, ITERS, and ECERS as […]

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Kindergarten Readiness: Developing Math Skills

Racine County UW-Extension presents the workshop “Kindergarten Readiness: Developing Math Skills” as a part of its Early Learning Series. Preschool children can learn early math concepts through play. Come and learn math concepts that all preschool children should learn and how early care educators can foster early math literacy. The workshop will use the Early […]

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Book and Block Party to be Held in Burlington

Racine County UW-Extension will hold its 2nd Annual Community Book and Block Party on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The event will take place from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Burlington Public Library located at 166 E. Jefferson Street. Children along with their parents or caregivers are invited to attend this event that emphasizes that […]

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