Getting Extension on the Map: Common Indicators, Common Reporting

The recently released briefing paper, Cooperative Extension’s Capacity to Demonstrate Impact in Financial Capability and Well-Being: A Briefing Paper,” is a result of almost two years of collaborative effort by Extension FRM professionals to share and document programmatic similarities across the states in an attempt to develop three programmatic tools: 1) a common logic model, 2) a list of program outputs and outcome indicators, and 3) a crosswalk of NIFA indicators to programmatic indicators provided by participants.

It …

Impactful Financial Education: How Cooperative Extension is Making a Difference


Extension Pre-Conference |  2017 AFCPE Symposium

Agenda and Attachments

7:15 am      Registration and Continental Breakfast – Sponsored by NEFE

8:00 am      Welcome and Introductory Activity

Erica Tobe, PhD, Michigan State University Extension

Elizabeth Kiss, PhD, Kansas State University Research and Extension  

8:15 am      Evaluation from a National Program Leader Perspective

Toija Riggins, PhD, USDA NIFA

8:30 am      Evaluation from a State Administrator’s Perspective

Michael Gutter, PhD, University of Florida/IFAS   

8:45 am      Getting Extension on the Map: Common Indicators, Common Reporting

Barbara O’Neill

Barbara O'Neill

Dr. Barbara O’Neill is Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s Specialist in Financial Resource Management.  Barbara is eXtension’s leader for the Personal Finance Ask an Expert and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) resources.

Dr. O’Neill earned her Ph.D. in Resource Management and Family Economics from Virginia Tech University. She also holds a master’s degree in consumer economics from Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree in home economics from the State University of New York-Oneonta. Barbara holds numerous professional certifications including certified financial planner (CFP), …

Michael Gutter

Michael Gutter

Michael conducts research into factors that influence financial behaviors. He is particularly interested in how financial education and financial socialization are related to financial decision making. His goal is to help families achieve financial security.

Michael is an Associate Professor and Family Economics State Specialist for the Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences in the University of Florida’s Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences. Michael coordinates interactive learning programs for eXtension’s personal finance resource area, also know …

Erik Anderson

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Dr. Erik Anderson is Extension Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education at the University of Idaho. Erik develops web content for the Financial Security for All Community of Practice. He has been actively involved with the national eXtension initiative since 2005.

Dr. Anderson holds a Ph.D. in Adult Education from the University of Idaho. He also has a master’s degree in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. During his 30-year career at the University of …

Barb Wollan

Barb Wollan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Barb Wollan teaches families and individuals about personal finance. She is particularly interested in helping low-income families improve their finances and maintain their family stability. Working with a number of at-risk audiences has made Barb aware of the complex issues and constraints faced by many low-income families.

Barb is a Family Finance Program Specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach where she provides financial education for nine central Iowa counties. She joined ISU Extension in 1995 after serving six …

Affordable Care Act

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 is bringing about numerous reforms to U.S. health care. We’ve assembled publications, guides and fact sheets from reliable sources to help you improve your understanding of the Act.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA is also referred to as “Obamacare” since it was signed into law by President Obama.

Among the reforms included in the Affordable Care Act are additional …

Affordable Care Act Resources for Consumers

Consumers can find detailed information about the Affordable Care Act in the resources listed below. These web sites and documents will help you navigate the options and choices available under the new health reform law.

Ask an Expert — Health Insurance Literacy Community of Practice
This eXtension community exists to help people make smart health insurance choices and to plan for health care costs. The Ask an Expert service enables you to submit your own questions about the Affordable Care …

Affordable Care Act Resources for Educators

Ask an Expert — Health Insurance Literacy Community of Practice
This eXtension community exists to help people make smart health insurance choices and to plan for health care costs. The Ask an Expert feature enables consumers to submit their own questions about the Affordable Care Act. Health Insurance Literacy is a group of university faculty from across the U.S. whose goal is to help individuals and families make informed decisions about health care expenses.
Source: eXtension

Affordable Care Act Brochures

Love Your Money

Love Your Money is an online course to help college students learn basic money skills. Join George, Ben and Abe as they come to the aid of a group of typical college students with real money issues. As each student works through his or her money problem, you’ll learn that treating your money with TLC while you’re young can help secure your financial future for the years to come.

This resource was made possible by a generous grant from the …