Professional improvement is the focus of the annual conference with outstanding seminars and speakers. The conference also provides the opportunity for an exchange in youth program ideas, methods, and techniques between members from many states and with personnel who have national appointments.
Through the Professional Improvement Committee, the Association addresses professional improvement concerns of members. NAE4-HA also offers scholarships to members and keeps them informed of professional improvement opportunities on state and national levels.
TAE4-HA members may also participate in state and district professional improvement meetings.
The officers and directors of NAE4-HA represent members at meetings such as the ECOP subcommittee for Liaison with Extension Agent’s Associations, National 4-H Council, National 4-H Conference, National 4-H Congress, National Association of County Agricultural Agents, National Association of Extension Home Economists, state and regional Extension 4-H Youth Agent’s Association meetings. NAE4-HA gives Extension 4-H youth personnel a united voice when approaching other groups on issues concerning their profession.
TAE4-HA officers and directors meet with administrators in December and May during board meetings, and as necessary, throughout the year on specific issues and concerns.
Recognition is given to members for Distinguished Service and to those who have completed 25 years in Extension youth work.
NAE4-HA provides recognition for members through opportunities to present seminars and programs. Recognition is also gained through leadership roles in the state and national associations.
TAE4-HA also recognizes an outstanding newly employed agent for 4-H programs accomplishments.
WHY SHOULD I JOIN?
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TAE4-HA_Handbook_as of 10-23-2012
MEMBERSHIP FORM (click to access)
DISTRICT SUMMARY FORM (click to access)