Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County (CCEOC) enables people to improve their lives through education by bringing local experience and research-based solutions together.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County (CCEOC) creates measurable change in order to positively affect Agriculture & Food, Families & Youth, Environment, & Economic Development within communities.
Education & Outreach – Develop and implement programs to address current and emerging issues to ensure positive impact.
Education Center & 4-H Park – Partner with public and private community to continuously develop and utilize the CCEOC Education Center & 4-H Park.
Funding & Operations – Ensure the financial stability and sustainability of CCEOC.
Agricultural & Food Systems Nutrition, Health, & Food Security Youth & Family Development Natural Resources, Climate & Energy Community Vitality & Economic Development
Since 1915, Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County has linked university research, knowledge, and experiential learning to the needs and issues facing Orange County residents. We are committed to the following:
Excellence - We build on individual competence, credibility, and integrity to deliver innovative educational programs of the highest quality.
Responsiveness - We strive to respond promptly, efficiently, and resourcefully to issues that affect the county.
Collaboration - We optimize resources through Cornell University and partnerships with other local and regional agencies and organizations.
Volunteerism - We respect and depend upon volunteers to multiply program efforts and to help provide organizational leadership.
Inclusiveness - We embrace and respect diversity of opinion and take pride in the variety of our programming.
We will govern proactively with an emphasis on vision, encouragement of diversity, strategic leadership, clear distinction of Board, and Executive Director roles, collective decision making, with a future focus, and a strong linkage to the people of Orange County.
Last updated February 15, 2024