An important, and sometimes overlooked, function of a mentor is providing psychosocial support to your mentee. Psychosocial support means providing your mentee with the social and emotional resources they need to overcome obstacles and challenges. ... READ MORE
Mentors are seasoned professionals in their field and have a unique opportunity to serve as role models for new employees. By sharing your expertise, experiences, and guidance, you can shape the next generation of professionals ... READ MORE
Mentors wear a lot of “hats” when performing their duties; friend, role model, guide, and more. One of the most important forms of support a mentor can provide is advice on their mentee’s career advancement. New Extension agents will have ... READ MORE
Do you find it challenging to create evaluation surveys? Have you tried using Qualtrics and found it overwhelming and not sure where to begin? The UF/IFAS Program Development and Evaluation Center (PDEC) has launched two video series covering ... READ MORE
Congratulations on starting your new job! Most organizations assign a mentor or ask you to find a mentor. Once you have your mentor, you may ask yourself, “now what”? Your mentor should reach out to you to introduce themself and schedule ... READ MORE
I’ve agreed to be a mentor… now what do I do? Building a new relationship with a recently assigned mentee can sometimes be difficult. It is important to provide your mentee with a strong mentor and the resources they need to help them progress ... READ MORE
Nature Knowledge is an online webinar sharing scientific knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida, supported by UF/IFAS Extension and hosted by Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources. See below for ... READ MORE
Where is IFASBOOKS this week?
Aquatic Weed Control Short Course
For over 45 years, the University of Florida has offered training and continuing education for Florida's pesticide applicators ... READ MORE
Updated Jan 2022: Below is a list of online programs offered by UF/IFAS Extension faculty that focus on natural resources in Florida. These programs are free and open to anyone (unless otherwise noted), and can be “attended” from anywhere ... READ MORE
This new FIRESCAPING course will help you prepare your community for wildfires!
Every year hundreds to thousands of wildfires occur across Florida and the southeastern US, threatening both residents and their homes. Fortunately, there are actions ... READ MORE