5 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965
4-H Youth Development Advisor
As an Area 4-H Youth Development Advisor for Butte, Colusa, and Glenn Counties, Nicole Marshall-Wheeler aims to provide mentorship and administrative support to the Counties and staff which she supervises, as well as supporting the state-wide 4-H program by contributing to research, curriculum development, and more.
4-H Program Representative - Butte County (2016-2018)
Prior to being appointed a 4-H Youth Development Advisor, Nicole worked as a 4-H Program Representative serving Butte County.
4-H Events Assistant - California State-wide Program (Summers 2014 & 2015)
During the summers of 2014 and 2015, Nicole worked as an Events Assistant for California 4-H supporting events such as State Field Day, Horse Classic, and 4-H portions of the California State Fair.
After School Program Director and Leader - Chico Area Recreation and Park District (2010-2016)
As an after school program director, Nicole was responsible for the programming, safety, and supervision of an after school program in Chico, CA. The site was comprised of 200 diverse youth, with 10 staff. Nicole worked with, coached, and evaluated the staff to provide leadership to the after school program site.
4-H Alumni (2003-2011):
From a young age Nicole was involved with her local 4-H program in Butte County. She participated in various projects and programs, but valued the public speaking and leadership events and opportunities the most. Nicole was a county All-Star and California 4-H State Ambassador.
- American Camp Association (ACA)
- National Afterschool Association (NAA)
- American Educational Research Association (AERA)
- California 4-H Association (CA4-HA)
- National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Agents (NAE4-HA)
Volunteer satisfaction, retention, and identity research; organizational communication; communication strategies in education and learning; public speaking self-efficacy.
- Achievement in Service Award
Presented by National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals, 2023
- 4-H Golden Clover Award (Special Events) - State Public Speaking & Communications 4-H Advisory Committee
Presented by University of California 4-H Youth Development Program, https://4h.ucanr.edu/Resources/Member_Resources/Scholarships_-_Awards/GCAwards/, 2022
Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)
- Communication, Education, and Information Delivery
- Youth Development
- 4-H Program
- Healthy Families and Communities
Marshall-Wheeler, N., Nayak, R., Iaccopucci, A., & Worker, S.M. (2023). Long-term outcomes of early adult 4-H alumni. The Journal of Extension, 61(2), Article 2. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.61.02.02
Worker, S. M., Nayak, R., Meng, Y., & Marshall-Wheeler, N. (2023). UC 4-H programs bolster youths' public speaking confidence. California Agriculture, 77(1), 30-35. https://doi.org/10.3733/ca.2023a0003
Marshall-Wheeler, N., Miner, G., Worker, S.M., Espinoza, D., Miller, J. & Kok, C.M. (2023). UC 4-H volunteer educators' guide: For those facilitating educational experiences. UC ANR Publications . https://doi.org/10.3733/ucanr.8724
Bird, M., Dixon, T., Marshall-Wheeler, N., & Worker, S.M. (2022). 4-H Water Wizards: Guided Inquiry Water Education for Grades 4-6. National 4-H Council.
Marshall-Wheeler, N., Meng, Y., & Worker, S.M. (2022). Exploring public speaking self-efficacy in the 4-H presentation program. Journal of Extension, 60(4), Article 12. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.60.04.12
Marshall-Wheeler, N. (2019). 4-H music project. California 4-H Project Sheet Series . University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources. https://ucanr.edu/sites/UC4-H/files/307344.pdf
Marshall-Wheeler, N. (2019). 4-H outdoor adventure project. California 4-H Project Sheet Series . University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources. https://ucanr.edu/sites/UC4-H/files/307345.pdf
ANR Workgroup Associations
- Career/College Readiness & Workforce Development - Member
- Developing Volunteer Capacities - Member
- Expanded Learning (Afterschool) - Member
- Positive Youth Development through 4-H Camp Experiences - Member