Family Life and Child Development

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The Family Life and Child Development Program provides educational programs and resources on subject matter areas related to the developmental life span of children and families.


Just In Time Parenting Newsletter

"Just in Time Parenting" is a national age based parenting newsletter for babies aged one month to sixty months (five years). You can sign up for this newsletter through the New Mexico State University Family Life website. It will be emailed to you each month for the first 12 months and every two months for babies age two to fives years. You may also select to receive additional information about programs and resources provided by the New Mexico Cooperative Extension Service in your local community.

Child Care Provider Education

This program provides educational workshops for continuing education credits for child care providers in collaboration with New Mexico Early Childhood Training & Technical Assistance Centers and Regional Early Care Education Conferences

The following files can be used by county agents to provide one-hour workshops for child care providers. They include pre/post tests, workshop outline, web connection to visual presentation, and follow-up evaluation.