Get to know Heather
I am currently working on my M.A. in Education, Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Family Education, and plan to earn my PhD from the same program. My specific area of interest is strengthening the parent-child relationship through encouraging growth in parent's social-cognitive development. Another developing interest of mine surrounds moving parent education from topical to a more holistic focus on the parent-child relationship through development of the parent educator.
For me, being a part of the Student Section will provide opportunities to connect with students and professionals that share similar interests in the family field. I look forward to the opportunities this organization will provide beyond the classroom (i.e., mentorship and networking with students and professionals, presenting at conferences, leadership opportunities, etc.).