PEARS Training

During this four-hour face-to-face training, you will be learn how to report in the PEARS system, get answers to some frequently asked question, and practice reporting in PEARS. This training is recommended for all MSU Extension employees that report in the PEARS system and is intended to be supplemental to training materials and resources provided online.The new reporting system will go into effect in January. Additional materials will be made available on D2L at that time. 

Please be sure to bring a laptop and charger to this training. Light refreshments will be provided.

Dates & Locations: 

Jan. 17: Ingham County MSU Extension Office, 5303 S Cedar St, Lansing, MI 48911
March 2: Saginaw County MSU Extension Office, Ascension St. Mary's Hospital, St. Joseph Community Room, 723 Emerson St., Saginaw, MI 48607
March 10: Kent County MSU Extension Office, 775 Ball Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
March 11: Kalamazoo County - Vicksburg Community Center, Merritt Harper Room, 301 S Kalamazoo Ave, Vicksburg, MI 49097
March 20: Ogemaw County MSU Extension Office, Ogemaw County MSU Extension Office, 205 S 8th St., West Branch, MI 48661
March 27: Kent County MSU Extension Office, 775 Ball Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
April 1: Macomb MSU Extension County Office, 21885 Dunham Rd #12, Clinton Twp, MI 48036 
April 7: Grand Traverse MSU Extension County Office, 520 W. Front St., Ste. A, Traverse City, MI 49684
April 16: Monroe County MSU Extension Office, 963 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, MI 48161 
April 27: Michigan State University Federal Credit Union, Farm Lane Community Room, 4825 Mt Hope Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823
May 4: Negaunee County MSU Extension Office, 184 U.S. Highway 41 E. Negaunee, MI 49866
May 5: Luce County MSU Extension Office, 14126 County Road 428 Newberry, MI 49868

Trainings will be held at 8 a.m.-12 p.m. or 1-5 p.m.

Registration for PEARS Training is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on April 16, 2020.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For informaton, please reach out to Norma Lundeen at or 517-432-7691.