The Academy Registration Information Course Descriptions Fuure Dates Registration

Instructors and Course Descriptions


The faculty of the University of Missouri Extension Community Development Program will serve as the primary instructors for each of the three courses. In addition, community development practitioners and faculty from around the country will address selected topics in each course. For class content questions, contact Steve Jeanetta at (573) 882-8393 or

Course descriptions

Course 1 — Building Communities From the Grassroots
September 26-30, 2016 — Excelsior Springs, Missouri
March 27-31, 2017 — Excelsior Springs, Missouri

Course 1 includes:

Course 2 — Empowering Communities For The Future
March 27-31, 2017 — Excelsior Springs, Missouri
March 26-30, 2018 — St. Louis, Missouri

Course 2 includes:

Course 1 is a prerequisite for Course 2 or instructor’s permission.

Course 3 — Creating Capacity For Dynamic Communities
September 18-22, 2017 — St. Louis, Missouri
September 24-28, 2018 — Excelsior Springs, Missouri

Course 3 includes:

Course 1 is a prerequisite for Course 3 or instructor’s permission.

Wednesday afternoon Community Development in practice concurrent workshops

Each offering of CDA includes a set of concurrent workshops on Wednesday afternoons presented by current or past CDA participants.
This is a unique way to learn about the community development practices in which CDA participants are engaged.

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