¶ 1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 The Experience Recognition process became available to established family life educators. Applicants had to meet a combination of experience and degree requirements in order to apply under this streamlined process. The Experience Recognition process was made available in February, to remain open until December 31, 2000.
¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 NCFR joined the Coalition for Professional Certification (CPC). The CPC was formed in 1997 for the purpose of encouraging every certification organization to present a unified voice in Washington, with the intent of increasing the visibility and value of certification programs within employment settings.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 NCFR Executive Director Michael Benjamin, President-Elect Carol Darling, and Certification Director Dawn Cassidy attended the Transition Assistance conference in Washington, DC., June 21 and 22, 2000. The conference was sponsored by the CPC, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the American Legion. It brought together governmental and nongovernmental organizations to focus on helping military personnel to transition from active duty to meaningful employment through a certification process.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 A request for proposals was submitted to various professional organizations for a market analysis of family life education, parent education, and marriage education.