Leadership development is a viable solution to equipping Extension employees for administrative responsibilities at earlier career stages. Extend Advanced Leadership Training Program (Extend) is a University of Georgia Cooperative Extension cohort-based initiative proving to be a catalyst for enhancing the leadership skills of Extension personnel. This article addresses data from a mixed-methods study of the Extend program, which revealed findings on how "changing self" and "changing others" resulted in personal and professional growth within the cohort participant study sample.
Griffeth, L. L., Randall, N. L., & Daniel, J. B. (2018). Surfing Waves of Change: Building Organizational Capacity in Extension Through Leadership Programs. Journal of Extension, 56(4), Article 18. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol56/iss4/18