Extension Professional Staff
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
1209 Wenthe Drive
Effingham, IL 62401
Specializing in 4-H youth development, Dana Homann works with U of I Extension staff in Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Moultrie and Shelby counties to provide educational experiences for youth in a variety of settings.
She works with 4-H clubs, members and leaders, as well as area schools and U of I Extension staff to promote life skills development for youth. Her primary responsibility is to deliver 4-H youth development educational programs designed to meet the needs of youth, volunteers and organizations serving youth.
Homann holds a bachelor's degree in child development with a minor in social work from Western Illinois University and a master's degree in guidance and counseling from Eastern Illinois University. Dana began her career with Extension in October, 2000.Her professional affiliations include the Illinois Extension Professionals for Youth Education and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents. She is actively involved with Extension committees that address youth issues.