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Managing Family Resources - Inservice

"Managing Family Resources" FERM PWT In-service

Wed., June 1 & Thurs. June 2, 2022

Room B73, Warren Hall, Cornell University

Registration is now open!

The CCE Family Economics & Resource Management Program Work Team (FERM PWT) is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring an in-person professional development in-service on campus that will focus on sharing information that can help individuals and families better cope during these challenging tough times. Topics to be addressed include consumer fraud prevention, credit updates, youth and finances, reducing food waste, financial literacy, health insurance and resource sharing. There will be time set aside for identifying future programmatic ideas and resources for county educators. First twenty registrants will be eligible for travel allowance of $75 paid after the event (must attend both days).


  • 10 AM- 4 PM
  • Get the Gist of Saving and Grow Money for Your Future - Valerie Reyna, Professor of Human Development and Department Extension Leader, Director of the Human Neuroscience Institute, and Co-director of the Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision Research.  Allison Herman, Research & Outreach Manager/Laboratory for Rational Decision Making
  • Cooking With Love for the Planet - Karen Mort, Senior Resource Educator, CCE Albany County
  • When Health Insurance Says No - Maria Pippidis, AFC, FFC, Extension Educator University of Delaware Cooperative Extension


  • 9 AM- 12:30 PM
  • “It Will Never Happen to Me! Update on Current Frauds and Scams and What to Look Out For “   - Michael Danaher, Assistant Attorney General, Binghamton New York Office
  • Web Resources at Our Fingertips - The internet has a mind-boggling amount of information on financial and consumer topics available but how to choose sources that are reliable? Extension educators Barb Henza, Cortland County; Nancy Reigelsperger, Steuben County; Jackie Spencer, Tioga County; and Theresa Mayhew, FERM PWT Community Partner will highlight five trusted sites for information you can use in your programming.
  • Guided Discussion and Wrap up

To register for the in- service

Questions? Contact PWT co-chair Barb Henza at


Barbara Henza
Financial & Consumer Educator; Marketing/Human Resources
607-391-2660 x407

Last updated May 17, 2022