Member News: Allen Named Associate Director for Academic Programs


In the latest NCFR member news...

Kimberly Allen, Ph.D., BCC, CFLE, has been appointed the associate director of academic programs for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at North Carolina State University. In her new role, Allen will coordinate CALS’ student success programs, lead graduate programs and manage distance education, summer school and non-credit course programs.

Dr. Allen comes to the position from her post as professor, extension specialist, and director of the youth, family and community sciences graduate program in CALS’ Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences, where she has been a faculty member since 2009.

Dr. Allen leads a successful research and extension program with dozens of publications, hundreds of presentations and trainings and over $11 million in grant funding. Her success resulted in her being recently named as a University Faculty Scholar.

Dr. Allen leads the Very Important Parent program, a national parenting program for young parents that includes online delivery and parent coaching. Dr. Allen is also a Board Certified Coach (BCC) and a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE).

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