The Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is committed to enabling all professional staff members to reach their fullest potential both as individuals and as members of the Extension system. We believe that by supporting staff members in professional growth we improve job performance as well as increase levels of personal satisfaction.

Links for further information from the University of Kentucky:
The UK Graduate School

Fully Online Graduate Degree - Science Translation & Outreach

Agent Resources from Extension (Career Ladder, Forms. Deadlines, Handbooks)

UK Graduate School Bulletin

Graduate School Key Dates

CES Personnel Mentoring


Downloadable Information:
Professional Growth: a Guide for Professional Development

Employee Education Program Form (EEP)


Cooperative Extension's Professional Journal:
The Journal of Extension: Sharing Knowledge, Enriching Extension