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Dr. Kathleen Corpus earns CPFFE certification

ISSUED: 24 February 2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Dr. Kathleen Corpus, co-chair of the Department of Business Administration and Family and Consumer Sciences at Shepherd University, has earned the Certified Personal and Family Finance Educator (CPFFE) credential from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.

The certification is an assessment-based certification for personal and family finance educators that is developed by national financial leaders. It is consistent with the U.S. Department of Treasury Financial Education Core Competencies and National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education created by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.

The CPFFE requires ongoing professional development and documentation through quality training experiences on a three-year certification cycle.

Corpus, who joined the Shepherd faculty in 2008, earned a B.A. from California State University, Sacramento, an M.A. from Washington State University, and a Ph.D from Kansas State University.

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