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Nancy Shelstad

Nancy Shelstad

Regional 4-H Youth Development Educator

Office

Suite 120

Phone

208-364-4597

Mailing Address

University of Idaho Boise
322 E. Front St., Suite 120
Boise, ID 83702

Nancy has collaborated on a multi-state youth retention research project, written 4-H curriculum and provided leadership to develop the Idaho Build Your Future program and 20 4-H staff development modules.

M.S. University of Idaho, 2006
B.S. University of Idaho, 1985

  • 4-H Youth Retention Study

  • Shelstad, N. (2018). Fulfilling Needs in County 4-H Programs with Volunteer Facilitation Coaches. Journal of Extension, 56(6), Article 6IAW7. Available at: https://joe.org/joe/2018october/iw7.php
  • Shelstad, N., Hansen, L., Vega, L. (2018) Youths Learn Responsible Use of Credit Cards. Journal of Extension, 56(6), Article 6IAW8. Available at: https://joe.org/joe/2018october/iw8.php
  • Lewis, K., Ewers, T., Miller, J., Bird, M., Borba, J., Hill, R., Rea-Keywood, J., Shelstad, N., Trzesniewski, K., (2018). Addressing Retention in Youth Prorams: A surey for Understanding Families' Experiences. Journal of Extension, 56(3), Article 3TOT3. Available at: https://joe.org/joe/2018june/tt3.php
  • Shelstad, N., (Editor and co-author), T. Ewers, D. Gillespie, J. Lindstrom, N. Melville, S. Nash, J. Wilson (co-authors), "New 4-H Staff Orientation Guide," University of Idaho, 2019. ECS 012. https://www.uidaho.edu/extension/4h/people/securefolder/staff 
  • Buck, J., N. Shelstad, A. Robertson, Dutch Oven Cooking Helpers' Guide, 2nd Edition, University of Idaho, 2019. BUL 940.
  • Robertson, A., J. Buck, N. Shelstad, Dutch Oven Cooking Unit 2, 2nd Edition, University of Idaho, 2019. BUL 939.
  • Shelstad, N., A. Robertson, J. Buck, Dutch Oven Cooking Unit 1, 2nd Edition, University of Idaho. 2019. BUL 938.

Nancy has worked for University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development 20 years. 2007-2015, she served as the 4-H educator in Canyon County, one of Idaho's largest 4-H programs. Her strengths in this position included her ability to effectively communicate, organize programs and begin new programs.

In 2015, she became a regional 4-H educator with 50% state and 50% district responsibility. In this position she has connected with community organizations, worked on a multi-state youth retention research project, collaborated with two faculty to write the 4-H Dutch Oven curriculum and provided leadership to develop teams for the Idaho Build Your Future program and to develop 20 4-H staff development modules. She has contributed to writing activities for National 4-H/NASA curriculum and supports county 4-H programs in the southern district. 2017-2019, Nancy served on the National Board of the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents as a Western Region Director and Chair of State Relations in 2018-2019.

  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, Excellence in Workforce Development Programming Team Award, State and Western Region Winner, 2019.
  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, Meritorious Service Award, 2019.
  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, Specialty Award, Denise Miller Innovator Award Team, State and Western Region Winner, 2018.
  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, Specialty Award, Excellence in Teamwork Team Award, State, Western Region and National Winner, 2017.
  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, Specialty Award, Excellence in Volunteerism Team, State, Western Region and National Winner, 2016.
  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, Individual Search for Excellence in Teen Programming, State and Western Regional Award Winner, 2013.
  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, Team Communicator Award for Educational Piece, Idaho and Oregon State Winners and Western Regional Award Winner, 2013.
  • Twelve additional individual and team State awards 2005 – 2016 including the Extension Diversity award, NAE4-HA Distinguished Service and Achievement in Service awards.

University of Idaho Extension

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

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