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 […]

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2018 Annual Report

Extension Racine County’s 2018 Annual Report is now available. The “Transforming Lives and Communities” report highlights 2018 programming in the education areas of agriculture, community development, health & well-being, human development and relationships, natural resources, and positive youth development. Extension also has an extensive volunteer network through the 4-H and Master Gardener Volunteer programs. Extension […]

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Registration is now 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 2019 […]

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September Workshop – Thriving With Your Spirited Child

Extension Racine County presents “Thriving With Your Spirited Child” Workshop Is there a “spirited” child in your life? Is the child more perceptive, intense, sensitive, persistent, energetic or expressive?  If so, you may have a “spirited” child. Join us for this 3-hour workshop that will help you to better understand the role temperament plays in […]

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Play and Learn with Blocks at Your Local Library

Future Builders, Architects, and Engineers Wanted! Children, Parents, Grandparents, and Caregivers of Young Children, you are invited to play with blocks at your local library this summer hosted by Extension Racine County. Did you know that blocks help children to develop mentally, physically, and socially? Did you know that playing with blocks is fun and […]

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March workshop added – Emotion Coaching – Helping Children Manage Strong Feelings

Due to strong interest in this topic, Racine County UW-Extension has added new March workshop on “Emotion Coaching – Helping Children Manage Strong Feelings”, which will be held on March 26, 2019. Children with strong social-emotional skills have greater academic achievement, more positive social interactions, and greater satisfaction in life. Emotion Coaching can help young children […]

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Apply for Summer Family Living Intern Position

Apply Now for Summer Family Living Internship! Extension is announcing a paid internship for the summer of 2019. The deadline to apply is March 11, 2019 with interviews in early April 2019. For more information, please click on the position posting below. Racine County Family Living Summer Intern Position Posting All applicants must be an […]

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Family Connections Workshop

Racine County UW-Extension’s Touchpoints Project will be offering a Family Connections  workshop series for early care and education professionals. This is a unique opportunity that includes 15 credits of Tier 3 continuing education. The series starts on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. The Family Connections curriculum and materials were developed for early care and education staff to […]

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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 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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