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Dave Varner

Interim Dean & Director, Associate Dean and Associate Director
Office: 402-472-2966

Dave serves as Associate Dean and Associate Director for Nebraska Extension. His responsibilities include day-to-day leadership for the administrative operations of Nebraska Extension, pursuing strategic opportunities to strengthen accomplishment of our mission, and human resource development for a highly productive and effective Extension workforce. He focuses on forward-thinking strategies and working differently to leverage individual, team and organizational strengths.

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Screenshot of the website A Phenomenological Study of Millennial Generation Cooperative Extension Educators' Development of Core Competencies

A Phenomenological Study of Millennial Generation Cooperative Extension Educators' Development of Core Competencies

The purpose of this qualitative research study was to describe the experiences that contribute to the development of core competencies among Millennial Generation, county-based Extension educators in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Division. Fourteen educators were randomly purposefully selected to participate in the study. Participants were born in 1977 or later as determined by Tapscott (2009). Educators’ tenure in Cooperative Extension ranged from two months to seven years. Three
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Education and Academics

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