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Child and Family Studies Association

The mission of the Child and Family Studies Association is to:

  • Support children and families through service activities at the local, national, and international level
  • Provide students with information related to careers in the field of child and family studies through information on internships, employment opportunities, and graduate school

  • Provide students with the opportunity to participate in professional trainings and workshops sponsored by NAEYC, PAEYC, and other organizations

  • Plan site visits to child care centers and family-based service organizations to increase student knowledge of the field

  • Provide students with the opportunity to network with peers and faculty in an informal venue

Membership in this organization is open to students interested in the child and family studies field.

  • Lindsey Cumberledge, l.a.cumberledge@iup.edu, President, 724-859-6862
  • Dr. Fredalene B. Bowers, fbowers@iup.edu, Advisor, Human Development and Environmental Studies, 108 Ackerman Hall, 724-357-4047
  • Marion R. Henry, mhenry@iup.edu, Second Advisor, Human Development and Environmental Studies, 112A Ackerman Hall, 724-357-2369
  • Student Organizations
  • Center for Student Life
    Pratt Hall, Room 303
    201 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2598
  • Fax: 724-357-2351
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.