CFLE Program

1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 The Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) program was implemented in 1985. Judith Hooper was appointed chair of the first Certification Review Committee (CRC; 1984–86). Members of CRC were Ken Barber (1984–85); Ken Davidson (1984–86); Steve Jorgensen (1984–89); Carol McKinnon (1984–87); and Nelwynn Moore (ex officio) as Education and Enrichment Chair. Margaret Arcus was appointed chair of Continuing Education Committee (CEC). Members of the CEC were Wes Burr, Joyce Portner, Ray Fowler, Mary Tanner, and Raymond Yang.

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Thirty-four applications were reviewed in 1985. Eleven were approved, nine were denied, and three were tabled.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 In November 1985, Executive Director Mary Jo Czaplewski presented a letter to the Board regarding the financial deficit of CFLE. The Board appointed Richard Hey to chair a committee to revise CFLE procedures and policies for review of applications. Committee members were Wes Burr and Mary Jo Czaplewski (ex officio). Ann Stone was appointed Certification Director and worked 10 hours per week on staff to prepare reviews for the committee and administer the program.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Margaret Arcus wrote an article, published in the July 1986 issue of Family Relations, titled “Should Family Life Education be Required for High School Students? An Examination of the Issues.”


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