JOE article published: Forming a Multistate Network: From Passion and Coincidence to Vision and Sustainability
JOE article published: An Analysis of Aging-Related Needs and Programming Across the Extension North Central Region
North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) final grant report published.
National Health Outreach Conference (NHOC), Fort Worth, TX. Presentation on NCRAN needs assessment, development of the NCRAN website, and monthly educational webinars.
National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) Conference, San Antonio, TX. Promoted NCRAN website with giveaways in registration area and at member’s presentations.
Presented on our efforts to NEAFCS via webinar
National Health Outreach Conference, Bloomington, MN. Presentation on age and ageism.
Face-to-face meeting in Chicago, IL, funded by the NCRCRD.
Dissemination of needs assessment results at the annual meeting of the National Council of Family Relations.
National Health Outreach Conference (NHOC), Annapolis, MD. Face-to-face meeting of NCRAN members, supported by North Central Region Leadership; Presented initial results of the needs assessment and a conceptualization of aging in the National Framework for Health and Wellness. Increased the awareness and need for aging topics at the NHOC.
Submitted a successful proposal to the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD), to fund a toolkit, website, and multi-state programmatic training and evaluation.
November 29-30, 2016
Follow-up meeting of Consumer Sciences State Specialists. Determination of goals and priorities for the Network and created a logic model.
Launched Needs Assessment survey, funded by North Central Region leadership
Submitted a successful proposal to the North Central Region to fund a needs assessment and a face-to-face meeting of the network at the 2017 National Health Outreach Conference.
Network was founded at the North Central Region Family and Consumer Sciences State Specialists Meeting.