What First-Timers Need to Know About Galaxy IV

Jane Conroy (ME), Galaxy Representative

So, you have never been to a Galaxy Conference. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of networking with the entire Extension System. Every five years the Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP) sponsors a Galaxy Conference. This conference invites participation from all JCEP member associations, ECOP and other partners critical to the Extension mission.  The six associations are

Galaxy IV will

  • Provide exceptional resources and speakers for general sessions that might not otherwise be possible for individual associations.
  • Provide Extension Professionals an opportunity to attend professional development activities offered by all JCEP member associations.
  • Provide an opportunity for professional networking within Extension.

There will be a special First Timers event. In addition, there will be the usual NEAFCS regional meetings, business meeting and awards night.

So mark your calendar for May 1st when Registration opens.