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Teaching Scenario

Job Opportunity

Marinette and Oconto County UW-Extension is looking for a part-time position teaching basic nutrition, food safety, and budgeting to youth and adults with limited income. Leadership and teaching experience desired. Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent Work, volunteer or life experience with limited income individuals or groups Ability to teach children and adults Experience working […]

Spirited Child

Spirited Child Workshop

Is your child “more” intense, emotional, persistent, active, moody, loud, anxious, frustrated, a perfectionist? If so, you may have a Spirited Child. Join other parents to share strategies that will help you and your child thrive on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Oconto Elementary School from 5:30-8:00pm. Parents with children of any age are invited […]


Strengthening Families

Strengthening Families in Oconto County is a 7-week program focused on providing parents of caregivers and their youth (10-14 years old) the opportunity to: Help parents build on their strengths in showing love and setting limits Help youth develop skills in handling peer pressure and building a positive future Have fun with the family Participate […]

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What is UW-Extension?

You’ll find Oconto County  Extension Educators out in the community, holding seminars on land use, teaching families about healthy eating and conducting parenting programs.  To find out how Cooperative Extension serves your community, take an inside look at our programs. Extending “The Wisconsin Idea” For decades, Cooperative Extension has had a trusted and valued presence […]