PAE4-HA Mission Statement The Pennsylvania Association of Extension 4-H Agents promotes, strengthens, enhances, and advocates the 4-H Youth Development profession.
PAE4-HA Vision Statement We are an organization focusing on the needs of the 4-H Youth Development profession by:
Promoting positive ethics, behavior and professional integrity
Serving as a catalyst for collaborations, coalition development, and teamwork
Using cutting-edge youth development research to impact emerging youth issues
Promoting use of up-to-date methods of transferring technological information
Achieving the level of financial resources to accomplish our mission.
Membership Membership is open to all Cooperative Extension staff who have an interest in 4-H Youth Development. State dues are paid annually and includes membership to the national organization. Dues is annual for active and student memberships. Extension retirees can qualify for life membership.
Benefits Member benefits include the following:
Newsletter, published twice a year, keeps members up to date on state issues.
News & Views, published quarterly, is an edited journal of 4-H Youth Development work and is the official publication of NAE4-HA.
Professional recognition opportunites and awards at the state, regional, and national level.
Travel and educational scholarships and grants.
Spring and fall state meetings with professional development seminars.
National conference, profesional development seminars, and exhibits.
Opportunity for individual involvement on a state or national level.
Leadership development opportunities through regional workshops and national seminars.
Fundraising Opportunity PAE4-HA is raising funds to support the 2009 National Conference in Rochester, NY. Check out the great selection of specially made Wendall August Forge 4-H items and help out your association at the same time!