Presentation on theme: "4-H Professional Research Knowledge and Competency Study 4-H Professional Development Task Force, 2004 Barbara Stone, NPL, National 4-H Headquarters, CSREES/USDA."— Presentation transcript:
4-H Professional Research Knowledge and Competency Study 4-H Professional Development Task Force, 2004 Barbara Stone, NPL, National 4-H Headquarters, CSREES/USDA
Goals of the Study Update the professional research and knowledge base for 4-H Identify competencies essential to conducting 4-H youth development Use as a foundation for 4-H professional development
Characteristics of the Study Comprehensive literature review Interviews by PD Task Force Review by subject matter experts, and practitioners Verified by key leadership in 4-H FOR MORE INFO...
Highlights of the Study Updates past professional research and knowledge taxonomy (4-Hprk) Six domains identified Topics, components and competencies also identified Can be used with confidence in the 4-H YD profession
Six Domains Identified Youth Development Youth Program Development Volunteerism Equity, Access and Opportunity Partnerships Organizational Systems FOR MORE INFO...
Benefits of the Study Reflects most current research in 4-H youth development Represents composite of knowledge, skills and behaviors of 4-H professionals Provides a common language Creates a foundation for 4-H professional development
Implications for 4-H Profession Informs academic base for 4-H YD profession –Undergraduate/Graduate Programs –Research Agendas –Scholarly Activities –YD degrees and certificate programs –Raises status of the YD profession
Implications for 4-H Profession Use with confidence for –Designing job descriptions –Assessing gaps in knowledge and skills –Individual learning plans –Performance reviews –Organization-wide learning strategies FOR MORE INFO...
Adopting 4-H prkc (2004) Endorsed by 4-H Leadership Trust Future modifications or updates as determined by 4-H Leadership Partners National 4-H Headquarters responsible for updating 4-H prkc (2004)
Thanks and Recognition NAE4-HA National 4-H Leadership Trust Subject Matter Experts Key individuals assisting the study National 4-H Professional Development Task Force