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Cooke, Walker, and Cline present at NCFR Conference

Family Education faculty and students in have been very involved in both the Minnesota Council on Family Relations and the National Council on Family Relations (MCFR and NCFR) during the past year. Heather Cline, and faculty members Betty Cook and Susan Walker presented a round table on "Preparing Parent Educators Through Online Professional Development Programs" at the November 2008 NCFR conference in Little Rock, Arkansas. The presentation highlighted both the parent education licensure program and certificate program in family education. Susan Walker also presented a session on "What Can Family Life Education Learn From MySpace About Reaching the Next Generation of Parent?" Her presentation was of much interest to family life educators in attendance. Susan is an officer in the Education and Enrichment section of NCFR.