Family and Child Life
Department Chair, Family & Consumer Sciences
Education & Certifications:
Ph.D., Human Development and Family Studies, Texas Tech University
Certified Family Life Educator through the National Council on Family Relations
Courses I teach:
FCL 235: Relationships and Personal Development *
* offered online
I have been at Central for 6 years now, and I absolutely love teaching at this University. I taught at Louisiana Tech University for 8 years before coming here. I grew up in Southern California, near Los Angeles.
My wife and I have been married for 24 years now, and together we have 10 children. My oldest is now 23, and our youngest are a set of twins, about to turn 5. I am passionate about my family, and about my field of study.
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