CFLE Network, a quarterly newsletter published by the National Council on Family Relations for Certified Family Life Educators, is a resource filled with information about Family Life Education. Network provides an opportunity for CFLEs to share their knowledge and expertise with other active CFLEs through research- or practice-based articles.

Writing for Network: Authors interested in contributing an article to CFLE Network should first review the full author guidelines (PDF).

Advertising in Network: For advertising in Network, see details about opportunities and specs.


Call for Articles

Summer 2023: Sexuality and Relationship Education

Submit articles by June 15, 2023

Examples of potential topics include the following: 

  • Discussion of the challenges Family Life Educators address as they help families navigate sexuality and relationship education  

  • Updated sexuality resources or innovative methods that your organization is using to work with parents and/or children 

  • Your journey as a sexuality educator  

  • Intersection of marginalized identities and representation in sexuality and relationship education  

  • Applied sexuality/relationship research that is useful to Family Life Education practitioners 

  • A review of a recently released book or other resource related to the theme (see: 

The CFLE Network generally includes four regular columns: CFLE in Context, Family Life Education in Practice, CFLE Voices From the Field, and Research Update for Practitioners. Other columns appear on a less regular basis. See the CFLE Network Guidelines for Authors on the NCFR website for more information. Not sure what category your article fits into? Don’t worry! Submit the article, and we will help determine where it might fit.  

Please consider contributing an article for the Summer 2023 issue of Network! The submission deadline for articles is June 15, 2023. Notification of intent to submit by June 1 is appreciated but not required. Please review the author guidelines on the CFLE Network newsletter page: 

Email your intentions/submissions/questions to Beth Magistad: [email protected]. 


Upcoming Themes

Fall 2023: Using Technology in Family Life Education

Winter 2024: Promoting and Running a Family Life Education Business 


Quarterly Submission Deadlines

Spring: March 15

Summer: June 15

Fall: September 15

Winter: December 15


Copyright and Permissions

Copyright © 2023 National Council on Family Relations

CFLE Network is a copyrighted publication of the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR). No part of CFLE Network may be reprinted, reproduced, disseminated, or distributed by any means, including for classroom use, without permission of NCFR.

Permissions are available by contacting NCFR. NCFR reserves the right to deny any permission at its sole discretion.

The views expressed in CFLE Network may not represent the views of the entire NCFR organization.