Virtual PYD Academy

The 4-H PYD Virtual Academy

The first ever virtual 4-H PYD Academy was held May 11-13, 2021. Attended by over 900 4-H professionals, the academy provided three days of focused learning, designed to unite the 4-H system in a common definition and grounding in the science of learning and development. Academy resources and recordings will be archived here as they are available.

Please scroll down to view and access each day’s content.

 

Helping Youth Thrive: A Model of PYD for 4-H (Day One)

Keynote Address – Promoting Positive Youth Development: The Meaning of Models and the Modeling of Measures

      

Dr. Richard M. Lerner
Bergstrom Chair of Applied Developmental Science and Director of the Institute for Applied Developmental Research, Tufts University
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4-H Panel Response

      

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Breakout Sessions

The Essential Elements of PYD

      

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Presentation Slides (PDF)

The Science Behind the Magic of 4-H Youth Development

      

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Measuring the Impact of 4-H

      

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Growing Together: 4-H Professional, Research, Knowledge and Competencies (PRKC)

      

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Managed Change for Improved Program Quality

      

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Ensuring 4-H Program Quality – A Focus on Developmental Relationships (Day 2)

Keynote Address – Developmental Relationships: The Roots of Resilience and Thriving

      

Dr. Kent Pekel
President and CEO, Search Institute

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4-H Panel Response

     

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Breakout Sessions

Working with Volunteers to Achieve Inclusion and Belonging

     

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Community Connections: Helping Military Kids Belong and Thrive through Volunteer Engagement

     

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Professional Development of the 4-H Thriving Model

     

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Five Principles to Guide Diversity Equity & Inclusion Work

     

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Using the 4-H Thriving Model in Wisconsin- From Theory to Practice

     

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Equity and Opportunity for all Youth (Day 3)

Keynote Address – Robust Equity and Transformative Experiences: Keys to Youth Thriving

      

Karen Pittman
Co-Founder and Senior Fellow, The Forum for Youth Investment

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4-H Panel Response

      

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Breakout Sessions

Working with LGBTQ Youth

      

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Presentation Slides (PDF)

Teaching and Leading Social Justice Programs with Youth

      

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Cultural Awareness and Equity in Extension: Focus on Volunteers

      

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Youth in the Somali Diaspora: An Opportunity for Positive Youth Development

      

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Leading Change to Address the Needs of First Generation 4-H’ers

      

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Presentation Slides (PDF)