We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.

Spring into Gardening Returns Saturday March 7th

The annual Spring into Gardening session returns on Saturday, March 7th at Union Grove High School, 3433 S Colony Avenue, Union Grove, WI 53182. Registration is open through February 24. The day will commence with a keynote presentation, “Genetic Diversity and Plant Preservation,” by speaker, Neil Diboll, native plant ecologist with the Prairie Nursery, Inc. […]

Read More...

Early Learning Series workshops focus on Enriching Family Engagement and Building Stronger Relationships

Extension Racine County’s Early Learning Series will host three workshops focused on Enriching Family Engagement and Building Stronger Relationships. March 24        Joining Family Systems-Becoming Part of the Family April 7             How To Have Professional Conversations April 28           Supporting Children and Families Long Term       Facilitated by: Tina Ginner Melzl, MS, […]

Read More...

Child Support & Family Court FAQ on March 11, 2020

Professionals often hear from families that Child Support and Family Court are confusing and frustrating. As a result, the Greater Racine Collaborative for Healthy Birth Outcomes and UW-Madison Division of Extension Racine County convened a panel on child support in Racine County to help dispel some of the common misconceptions. A Child Support and Family […]

Read More...

Cultivating Your Farm’s Future Workshop

Extension is hosting a farm succession and estate planning workshop on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the Walworth County Government Center in Elkhorn from 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. The program will address estate planning, retirement planning, long-term care options, tax considerations for farm transitions, and more. Participants will have an opportunity to meet individually […]

Read More...

Helping Children Manage Strong Feelings: Emotion Coaching

Helping Children to Manage Strong Feelings An Emotion Coaching Workshop Children with strong social-emotional skills have greater academic achievement, more positive social interactions, and greater satisfaction in life.  This workshop focuses on: Increasing child’s emotional vocabulary. The 3 steps to support children experiencing strong feelings. Techniques to help children develop problem solving skills. Practical, ready […]

Read More...

Taller en Serie: Soluciones Positivas

Atención Padres de Niños Pequeños (0-6 años) ¿Está buscando maneras nuevas de responder ante el comportamiento difícil de su hijo? ¿Necesita ideas par ayudar a su hijo a seguir instruciones y cumplir con reglas del hogar? ¿Quiere desarrollar una relación positiva con su hijo?  Si su respuesta es “si”, entonces este taller en serie de […]

Read More...

Positive Solutions Offered in Spanish

Attention Parents of Young Children (Ages 0 to 6) Are you looking for new ways to get your child to listen more often? Do you want ideas on how to help your child develop strong friendship skills? Do you want less stress in your home? If you answered “yes”, then the Positive Solutions workshop series […]

Read More...

Positive Solutions Workshop at Wadewitz Elementary School

Attention Parents of Young Children (Ages 0 to 6) Are you looking for new ways to get your child to listen more often? Do you want ideas on how to help your child develop strong friendship skills? Do you want less stress in your home? If you answered “yes”, then the Positive Solutions workshop series […]

Read More...

February Workshop – Understanding and Using A Sensory Approach

Extension Racine County’s Early Learning Series will host a workshop on understanding sensory. Bottom Up / Inside Out: Understanding and Using A Sensory Approach How does a child’s sensory engine run? See, smell, taste, touch, hear, and movement – senses play an important role in processing the world around us. A child’s sensory engine can […]

Read More...

November 2nd – The 15th Annual Money Conference

The public is invited to attend the 15th Annual Money Conference that will be held on Saturday, November 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Gateway Technical College in Racine. Participants will be to choose from 8 separate 1-hour classes for adults on topics such as budgeting, credit repair, preventing ID theft, starting your […]

Read More...