Welcome to the Eastern Region
The University of Tennessee Extension Eastern Region comprised of the 33 counties of Eastern Tennessee. Extension is an educational organization, funded by federal, state and local governments, that brings research-based information about agriculture, family and consumer sciences, resource development and youth to the people of Tennessee.
Our mission is to successfully impact the people in East Tennessee by:
- Leading, guiding and directing county staff;
- Training county staff, volunteers and youth;
- Developing and supporting high quality educational programs;
- Serving as a link for education, training and research between the state and counties;
- Holding ourselves, each other, and county personnel to a high standard of accountability;
- Seeking and hiring ethical, knowledgeable and high achieving employees; and
- Committing ourselves and county personnel to quality professional development.