Child Support and Family Court FAQ on March 13, 2019

Professionals and volunteers 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 the Racine County UW-Extension convened a panel on child support in Racine County to help dispel some of the common misperceptions. A Child Support and Family […]

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Apply for a Paid UW-Extension Internship!

Apply Now for a Paid Internship! Racine County UW-Extension announces a paid fall/winter 2018 internship: 2018 Racine County Community Resource Intern Position Description All applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited four-year college or university or enrolled in a two-year technical or vocational program. For more information about the internship positions, […]

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Networking Breakfasts RECAP!

Thank you to all of you who attended the Racine County Networking Breakfasts in early October.  Nearly 80 individuals participated in the east and over 50 individuals in the west.  A vast number of resources were shared and personal connections made. For those of you who were unable to attend, here are some highlights and information […]

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Register for Kindergarten Readiness Workshop

Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series will be hosting a “Kindergarten Readiness” workshop for early care and education professionals. What makes a child “ready” for kindergarten? Is it knowing letters, numbers, colors, and shapes?  Is it the ability to get along with others and ask for help?  Join this informative workshop to learn what area […]

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Register for Trauma Informed Care for Early Care and Education Providers Workshop

Register for the “Trauma Informed Care for Early Care and Education Providers” workshop that will be facilitated by Tim Grove of SaintA. Tim Grove has been on the forefront of trauma informed philosophy and practices.  This workshop is specifically designed for early care and education providers. Tuesday, November 27 (registration deadline – November 19) 6:00-9:00 p.m. […]

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Registration is open for the Racine County Networking Breakfasts

Registration is now open for the Annual Racine County Networking Breakfasts. Staff who work for child, youth, and family serving organizations are invited to attend the annual Racine County networking breakfasts. Attendees will have the opportunity to share information about their programs and market their organizations through table displays. A free copy of the 2018 […]

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Join us for Summer Book and Block Parties at your Local Library

Racine County UW-Extension will host “Book and Block Parties” at local libraries during the summer. Families are invited to join us for these fun and educational events. Racine Public Library – June 25 and July 23 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon Burlington Public Library – July 10 and July 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 […]

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Touchpoints® Approach training begins April 21, 2017

  As a professional or volunteer who works with families, or an early care and education provider working with young children, are you looking for ways to improve connections and relationships with families of young children? By helping parents identify and expect bursts and regressions in child behavior (the “touchpoints”), you can reduce parental frustration […]

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Child Support & Family Court panel

Child Support and Family Court FAQ session – March 15, 2017

Professionals and volunteers 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 the Racine County Touchpoints Project/UW-Extension convened a panel on child support in Racine County to help dispel some of the common misperceptions. The Child Support and […]

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Youth in Governance Nominations due Feb 10

The Racine County Board of Supervisors created the Racine County Youth In Governance program allowing youth to serve on County Board committees alongside County Board Supervisors. UW-Extension partners with the Racine County Board to administer this program.  We need your help to promote the program among the youth!  The nomination form for the 2017 – 2018 […]

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