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Professional Development Opportunities in Family and Consumer Sciences

Although much of the work of family and consumer scientists remains consistent over time, research and professional resources can change dramatically because of the acceleration of scientific and technological progress. NIFA provides professional development information and opportunities for family and consumer sciences faculty, educators, and researchers in the field to assist them in remaining connected to current and emerging resources, colleagues, the profession, and society.


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Orientation to Cooperative Extension and the Land-Grant University System


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Resources for Student Development and New Professionals


Tools for Research and Evaluation


Training and Development Opportunities


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