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Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.


Oconee Extension helps Georgians become healthier, more productive, financially independent and environmentally responsible. Extension agents stay in touch with issues relevant to people in Oconee County.


Upcoming Events


    • Jan 30
    • Oral Language, Extended Conversations and the Home-School Connection
    • 6:00 PM | Watkinsville, GA
    • This training provides information on oral language development. Ideas on how to promote language development in early childhood classrooms are described. Topics include: oral language development, language for learning, extended conversations, home-school connection and language to promote positive guidance.
    • Jan 30
    • CPR/First Aid Training for Child Care Providers
    • 6:00 PM | Watkinsville, GA
    • The Heartsaver CPR/First Aid Course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 United States. It teaches child care providers and others to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in an infant, child or adult in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. As well as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies will also be covered.
    • Feb 1
    • Walk-A-Weigh
    • 1:00 PM | Watkinsville, GA
    • In just a few short weeks you can learn the skills for permanent weight loss and good health. Learn how a few changes in your eating and activity habits can have a BIG IMPACT on your health and well-being for a lifetime.

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