Extension Facilitation Program

Program Description

The UGA Extension Facilitation Program is a specialized program offered by the University of Georgia's Cooperative Extension. It aims to train facilitators in effective communication, problem-solving, and group dynamics. The academy provides hands-on workshops, seminars, and online courses to equip participants with the necessary skills to lead successful community engagement initiatives. Through this program, participants learn to foster collaboration, facilitate meetings, and guide groups toward making informed decisions and finding innovative solutions. The UGA Extension Facilitation Program is crucial in empowering facilitators to create positive impacts in their communities and enhance the effectiveness of Extension programs.


  • Equip Extension employees to enhance facilitation skills.
  • Provide a basic understanding of facilitation competencies.
  • Create a pool of facilitators Extension can call on for facilitation needs.

Facilitation Program Group Photo

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