Extension educator and associate Extension professor
Trisha focuses on improving the quality of learning environments and making the 4-H program welcoming to all youth. She also supports newer staff through a collaborative approach with the Youth Development Learn and Lead cohort and has supervises program staff.
She also leads operations in the southwest region of the state, ensuring best practices are followed in finances, enrollment and risk management.
Academic degrees and experience
- M.Ed., family education, University of Minnesota, 1997
- B.A., communications and public relations, University of Northern Iowa, 1992
Harrington, R.M., Sheehan, T., Blyth, D. (2011). Examining the Reasons and Relationships Between Why Youth Join, Stay in, and Leave 4-H. Journal of Youth Development, Volume 6, Number 2, Article 110602FA003.
Harrington, R.M., Sheehan, T., & Blyth, D. (2010). Minnesota 4-H Retention Study Brief. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota.
Reviewed in 2019