Program and Staff Development

Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

FY05-08 Program Development Resources


Program Development Progress Chart (PDF Document)
Program Development Presentation from September District Staff Meetings (Powerpoint)
Program Design Presentation from Regional Conferences (Powerpoint)
Creating Jeopardy Games with Powerpoint

Program Development Fact Sheets

The Program Development Process (PDF Document)
Development of Linkages with the Public (PDF Document)
Situation Analysis (PDF Document)
Priority Setting (PDF Document)
Program Design (PDF Document)
Program Implementation (PDF Document)
Evaluation and Accountability (PDF Document)

Gathering Resident Perspectives

Using Focus Groups in Program Development and Evaluation (PDF Document)
Focus Groups: Teaching Guide (PDF Document)
Using Community Forums for Gathering Resident Inputs (PDF Document)
Tips for Community Forum Moderators (PDF Document)
Conducting Key Informant Interviews (PDF Document)
Interviewing Key Informants: Teaching Guide (PDF Document)
A Survey as a Method of Identifying Citizen Needs (PDF Document)
Sample Resident Questionnaire (Word Document)
Open Response Questions for Group Discussions, Forums, Interviews, and Focus Groups (PDF Document)

Existing Data Sources

A Bird's Eye View of Kentucky (Powerpoint Presentation by Dr. Julie Zimmerman at RIPC Orientation)
Overview of Kentucky Agriculture (Powerpoint Presentation by Dr. Larry Jones at RIPC Orientation)
Finding Data on the Internet (PDF Document)
What Counts? Measuring Jobs, Income, and Unemployment (PDF Document)
Using Existing Data in Program Planning (Powerpoint)

Kentucky State Data Center

Kentucky: By the Numbers

Extension HEEL Project Data

Kentucky Kids Count

Kentucky Agricultural Statistics Service

Situational Statements from Specialists

Priority Setting

Brainstorming (PDF Document)
Nominal Group Technique (PDF Document)
Multi-Voting (PDF Document)
100 Votes (PDF Document)