Title of Concurrent Session: ____Pinterest and Extension______

Title of Concurrent Session: ____Pinterest and Extension______

Due October 4, 2013

Return to:
Joyce Martin
139 Ag Hall ● Stillwater, OK 74078
Fax: 407-744-5339

Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service Conference
Concurrent Session Proposal
January 22-24, 2014
Stillwater, OK

Area and State Specialists, as well as County/District Staff are invited to submit proposals for concurrent sessions at the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service Conference on January 22-24, 2014. Please consider sharing subject matter topics or innovative programming for the concurrent sessions. You will be contacted about whether or not your proposal is selected by November 5.

Title of Concurrent Session: ____Pinterest and Extension______

Instructor(s) Name(s): _____Suzette Barta ______

Full Mailing Address: 315 W. 6th, Ste 103; Sillwater, OK 74074

Email Address:

Daytime Phone: 405-747-8320 Fax Number: 405-747-8323

Presentation Length: 1 hr 2 hrs

Number of Presentations (Would you be willing to present the session more than once?)
Yes No
Rooms – Please indicate your preference and take the room into consideration when planning the workshop
Classroom Small Auditorium

Workshop Description (75 words or less) – Description will be used for conference publicity

What is Pinterest and how are Extension offices around the country using it to promote their programs? Learn the basics of how to search Pinterest, how to follow other Extension offices, how to set up useful Pinterest Board for your own office and programs, and how to engage your clientele through the use of this fast-growing social media platform.

Biography for each instructor – Attach additional pages if needed --See Extra Page—

Computer Needs:

LCD Projector (I can bring my own laptop.)

Suzette Barta has served as the Payne County Extension Educator for Community and Economic Development since October 2008. Suzette sees her primary audiences as community/civic groups, small businesses, and professionals in the field of economic development.

Prior to working in the Payne County Extension office, Barta spent 8 years on the OSU campus as an Assistant State Extension Specialist for Rural Development for the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.

Suzette earned a PhD in Economics from Oklahoma State University in 1998. She spent a year serving as an economics professor at the University of Central Oklahoma before joining the state Extension staff in 1999.

Suzette lives in Perkins with her husband, Joe, the Perkins Fire Chief. She is a member of all the Payne County chambers of commerce including: Cushing, Stillwater, Perkins, and Yale.

Computer Needs (please list) ______