Iowa Peer to Peer Mentorship Program Overview Guide and Evaluation Report

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2016: $74,742.00
Projected End Date: 04/02/2019
Grant Recipient: Iowa State University
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:
Craig Chase
Iowa State University
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Local Foods Program received funds from the North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Professional Development Program (NC SARE PDP) in 2016. Program staff used the funds to pilot a two-year local food systems coordinator* peer mentorship project (2017-2018). This overview highlights the background and structure of the pilot, and presents the best practices and resources developed.
Caitlin Szymanski, ISU Extension and Outreach
Arlene Enderton, ISU Extension and Outreach
Target audiences:
Educators; Researchers
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.