Department Directors

Departmental Summary - Cooperative Extension

Cooperative Extension provides the citizens of DeKalb County with educational programs and information from the University of Georgia in the area of Horticulture, 4-H and Youth Development, and Family and Consumer Sciences.

Cooperative Extension educational programs have countywide significance:

  • In the community and schools through 4-H and Youth Development
  • In communities with efforts such as Master Gardeners and urban gardening
  • In homes through nutrition, child development, housing, and financial literacy
  • In nature by helping residents to protect the environment, and

In the food service industry through food handling and preparation information and training.