Skip to Main Content

Learning circle for community coaches scheduled

Purdue Extension Community Development is hosting a Community Coaching Learning Circle, a professional development opportunity for those interested in developing their community coaching skills.

Registered participants will gain access to the online course on Aug. 23 with live Zoom meetings 2-3:30 p.m. ET every other Monday, beginning Aug. 30 and ending Nov. 8.

“The objective of this course is to equip individuals on how to be an effective community coach. This includes learning about what is a community coach, what they do, how to work with community groups well and how to improve their skill set,” said Tanya Hall, Purdue Extension community development regional educator.

Participants will:

  • Increase knowledge of the principles and practices of community coaching.
  • Reflect on and increase self-awareness of roles in different groups.
  • Identify community coaching styles and personal philosophy.
  • Deepen the capacity to coach community groups in a variety of situations.
  • Build a network of colleagues to support continued learning and practice.

Register online by Aug.18. The cost for the course is $450. Participants must have prior experience working with community groups/teams and guiding these groups through the process of achieving their goals. Contact Cindy Barber at castone@purdue.edu with additional questions.

Featured Stories

Two deer in forest area with snow on ground.
Deer Season in Full Swing, FNR

Hunters have been busy preparing food plots, hanging tree stands and working on their marksmanship skills in hopes for getting that buck of a lifetime. The Indiana deer hunting season for 2021-2022 started September 15th and goes to January 31st...

Read More
Combine harvesting soybeans
Indiana farm fatality summary stresses importance of farm safety

Purdue University’s Agricultural Safety and Health Program released the annual Indiana Farm Fatality Summary with Historical Overview, coinciding with National Farm Safety and Health Week.

Read More
Field corn infected with tar spot. Infected plants display small, raised black and circular spots on healthy or dead tissue of leaves, stalks and husks.
Indiana corn's tar spot epidemic could result in significant yield loss

The tar spot disease in field corn is causing concern this season across the Midwest, including Indiana. Purdue Extension’s field crop pathologist, Darcy Telenko, expects this year’s outbreak to result in significant yield loss.

Read More
Ashley Adair sits in a greenhouse with organic peppers.
Purdue Extension specialist brings new perspectives to Indiana organic farming

Ashley Adair, the new organic agriculture extension specialist in Purdue’s Horticulture and Landscape Architecture department, is bringing new ideas to Indiana organic farming.

Read More
Green corn field.
AgrAbility helps people with disabilities find success in agriculture

The National AgrAbility Project (NAP), modeled after Purdue Extension’s Breaking New Ground Resource Center and hosted at Purdue University, is celebrating 30 years of making agriculture accessible for people with disabilities.

Read More
Red grapes on vine.
Indiana wine grape harvest projected to be fruitful

Indiana wine grape growers began harvesting in late August and will continue through early October. Despite a late freeze at the beginning of the growing season, high wine grape yields are expected across the state.

Read More
To Top