Shannon Horrillo

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Shannon Horrillo

Associate Director of Cooperative Extension

Summary

The Associate Director for Extension is senior member of the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension administration team and reports directly to the Associate Dean and Director for Extension. The Associate Director provides primary support for the Associate Dean and Director, including input for the development of needed policies and procedures, gathering and compiling data for reports, and developing/maintaining online reporting systems. In absence of the Director, or at the Director’s direction, the individual provides overall administrative leadership for Cooperative Extension. The individual serves as the state contact for program areas and provides leadership for effective programming. In addition, the Associate Director collaborates with stakeholders at the University of Nevada, Reno, across Nevada and nationally to address the challenges of Nevada.

Education

B.S. Human Development, University of California, 1999
M.S. Child Development, University of California, 2003
Ph.D. Human Development, University of California, 2009

Honors and Awards

  • California 4-H Association Specialty Award - 4-H Military Partnership Award (2018)

  • University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4-H eLearning Team STAR Award (2018)

  • Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) and United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA), National Extension Diversity Award (Team Award) (2016)

  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, National Award Winner for Outstanding Achievement in Excellence in 4-H Club Support Award (Team Award) (2015)

  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, Western Regional Winner for Outstanding Achievement in Excellence in 4-H Club Support Award (Team Award) (2015)

  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Achievement in Service Award (2014)

News & Journal Articles, Fact Sheets, Reports...

Book Chapter(s)
Social class and socialization in families Conger, R. D. & Dogan, S. J. 2007, In J. E. Grusec & P. D. Hastings (Eds.), Handbook of Socialization (pp. 433-460). New York: Guilford Press.
Curriculum Materials
Astronomy adventures. In S. J. Horrillo, M. Bird., & S. Worker (Eds.), Camp activities with a science twist: Enhancing your camp program with fun STEM experiences. Horrillo, S. J. 2018, Monterey, CA: Healthy Living. (pp. 129-146)
Camp activities with a science twist: Enhancing your camp program with fun STEM experiences. Horrillo, S. J., Bird, M., & Worker, S. 2018, Monterey, CA: Healthy Living.
Foil cooking. In S. J. Horrillo, M. Bird., & S. Worker. (Eds.), Camp activities with a science twist: Enhancing your camp program with fun STEM experiences. Horrillo, S. J., Frazell, J., & Stewart, J. 2018, Monterey, CA: Healthy Living. (pp. 199-212).
Stick cooking. In S. J. Horrillo, M. Bird., & S. Worker (Eds.), Camp activities with a science twist: Enhancing your camp program with fun STEM experiences Horrillo, S. J., Frazell, J., & Stewart, J. 2018, Monterey, CA: Healthy Living. (pp. 185-198)
Journals
An Intercultural Competence Organizational Development Model for Embracing Diversity and Inclusion. Moncloa, F., Horrillo, S. J., Espinoza, D., & Hill, R. 2019, Journal of Extension.
Using a translational process to apply Latino youth development research findings in practice.
Developed an intentional and collaborative translational process for converting evidence-based knowledge from Latino youth development literature into Extension practice.
Moncloa, F., Horrillo, S. J., Diaz-Carrasco, C., Espinoza, D., Hill, R., & Soule, K. 2018, Journal of Extension 56(6) Article 6IAW3.
Welcoming Latino youth to California 4-H! Fabregas Janeiro, M.G., Horrillo, S. 2017, Annual Conference Cambio de Colores Proceedings. Building Bridges, Dialogue, and Opportunities, 15, 61-68.
National 4-H common measures: Initial evaluation from California 4-H
Evaluation is a key component to learning about the effectiveness of a program. This article provides descriptive statistics of the newly developed National 4-H Common Measures (science, healthy living, citizenship, and youth development) based on data from 721 California 4-H youth.
Lewis, K., Horrillo, S. J., Widaman, K., Worker, S., & Trzesniewski, K. 2015, Journal of Extension [On-line], 53(2) Article 2RIB3.
The forgotten half of program evaluation: A focus on the translation of rating scales for use with Hispanic populations.
There is little research and practical guidance on the cultural adaptation and translation of rating scales. This work summarizes the methodological work in this area as it relates to evaluation in Extension, specifically with Spanish-speaking, Hispanic populations of Mexican origin
Dogan, S. J., Sitnick, S., & Ontai, L. 2012, Journal of Extension 50(1) Article 1FEA5.
Developmental relations and patterns of change between alcohol use and number of sexual partners from adolescence through adulthood. Dogan, S. J., Stockdale, G. D., Widaman, K. F., & Conger, R. D. 2010, Developmental Psychology, 46, 1747-1759.
Evaluation of the Interactionist Model of socioeconomic status and problem behavior. A developmental cascade across generations. Martin, M. J., Conger, R. D., Schofield, T. J., Dogan, S. J., Widaman, K. F., Donnellan, M. B., & Neppl, T. K. 2010, Developmental Psychopathology, 22, 697-715.
Complexity, usefulness, and optimality: A response to Foster. Widaman, K. F., Dogan, S. J., Stockdale, G. D., & Conger, R. D. 2010, Developmental Psychology, 46, 1767-1770.
Cognitive and parenting pathways in the transmission of antisocial behavior from parents to adolescents. Dogan, S. J., Conger, R. D., Kim, K. J., & Masyn, K. E. 2007, Child Development, 78, 335-349.
Technical Publication
Staffing for success: Fact sheet for Human Resources Director and 4-H leadership. Hill, R., Diaz Carrasco, C., Moncloa, F., & UC ANR Diversity in Youth Development Workgroup. 2017, Oakland: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Publication 8579).
Promising practices for programs serving Latino youth: Fact sheet for 4-H academics and staff. Horrillo, S. J., Diaz Carrasco, C., Hill, R., Moncloa, F., & UC ANR Diversity in Youth Development Workgroup. 2017, Oakland: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Publication 8578).
Professional development: Fact sheet for Human Resources Director and 4-H leadership. Horrillo, S. J., Guild, J., Mariscal, D., Moncloa, F., Nathaniel, K. C., & UC ANR Diversity in Youth Development Workgroup. 2017, Oakland: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Publication 8577).
Addressing theoretical gaps in positive youth development for diverse youth: Fact sheet for the 4-H Youth Development Program. Trzesniewski, K. H., & UC ANR Diversity in Youth Development Workgroup. 2017, Oakland: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Publication 8576).
Building Partnerships with the Latino Community, fact sheet for 4-H staff. Villalobos, E., Diaz Carrasco, C., & Diversity in Youth Development Workgroup. 2017, Davis, CA: University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (Publication 8572)