Transformative Partnerships: Expanding Extension's Capacity to Support Texans with Developmental Disabilities Academic Article uri icon


  • New partnerships to reach new audiences are key to Extensions future (Harder, 2019). But partnership is enhanced through shared decision-making, co-creation of content, and leveraging non-overlapping expertise and experience (Bertsch et al., 2020; Israilov & Cho, 2017; Ostrom, 1996). Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service partnering with the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities provides a novel approach to using statewide presence to the benefit of a partner seeking to expand its footprint (Alford, 2014; Ostrom, 1996) and is, itself, an outcome (Voorberg et al., 2015). Additionally, Texans with disabilities benefit through greater access to the education and resources the partnership produces.

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author list (cited authors)

  • Crocker, A. B., Bradley, M. D., Vaughn, S. D., & Stalvey, B.

citation count

  • 0

complete list of authors

  • Crocker, Andrew B||Bradley, Morgan D||Vaughn, Shelby D||Stalvey, Beth

publication date

  • May 2022