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Family & Consumer Science

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Educational programs focus on strengthening individuals, families and communities by addressing critical issues and needs, such as teaching parenting skills, improving nutrition and health, managing family finances, addressing child care needs, and others.

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Co-Parenting Education
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Parenting Apart – an educational program for divorcing parents. This program was mandated by the Tennessee State Legislature in January 2001.

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Tennessee Nutrition & Consumer Education
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The goal of TNCEP is to teach families how to choose and prepare nutritionally adequate diets and help them feel empowered to move toward self-sufficiency.

Contact Information

Sarah Elizabeth Upchurch

Sarah Elizabeth Upchurch
Extension Agent I
Phone: (931) 879-9117
Email: supchur2@tennessee.edu

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