National 4-H Council recently named Cornell University’s CYFAR CITIZEN U Teen Leader Nosa Akol recipient of the 2015 4-H Youth in Action Award, the organization’s highest honor for a 4-H’er. Nosa was selected out of more than 80 candidates nationwide because of her proven commitment to overcoming personal challenges, empowering her peers and driving positive change in her community.
Community leaders, realizing a critical need among impoverished families in the San Antonio inner city, created Hope for the Future as a way out of the cycle of poverty for their children. Hope for the Future has awarded tuition assistance funds to 9,800 students in the San Antonio Archdiocese.
Are you a parent educator? Are you interested in learning how to become a more effective parent educator? What credentials allow someone to be called a parent educator? Are you interested in training or certifying parenting educators?
This webinar focuses on helping individuals and families effectively manage stress during the holidays, or any time of year, and is based on the Managing Stress: Turning Challenges into Blessings program developed by Drs. Wally Goddard and James Marshall of University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.
This is one the of self-study units online linked with the National Extension Parenting Educator Framework (NEPEF). The modules were written by state specialists and include a PowerPoint presentation, handouts, and a transcript of the narration on the ppt, handouts and assignments.
This NEPEF module addresses FRAME. FRAME includes the philosophies, perspectives, theories, frameworks, paradigms, schools of thought, worldviews, and models to guide parenting professionals in designing programs of education and in making recommendations for children, parents, and families. Many different frameworks are used by parenting educators to understand parent-child relationships.
This NEPEF module addresses GROW. GROW is the process by which parenting educators become professionals and associate themselves with colleagues through professional development activities. GROW involves educators learning to know themselves and their values while building knowledge, skills, and connections as educators. GROW recognizes that the parenting educator and her/ his personal qualities are a critical part of the educational process.