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Family & Consumer Science

Rutherford County has a strong background with area agencies and networking on behalf of family programs. Program area focuses address health and safety, human development, food and nutrition.

Educational programs focus on strengthening individuals, families and communities by addressing critical issues and needs, such as teaching parenting skills, improving nutrition and health, managing family finances, addressing child care needs, and others.

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Contact Information

Agent: Tiffany Schmidt
TSU-Extension Agent I
Phone: (615) 898-7710
Email: tschmid2@tennessee.edu

Agent: Misty Layne-Watkins
TSU-Extension Agent II
Phone: (615) 898-7710
Email: mlaynewa@tennessee.edu

Family sitting together with a laptop
Home
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Various nutritious foods
Food
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A community gathering of adults and children
Family
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A community gathering of adults and children
Family & Community Education
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Health care worker and a patient
Health
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Photo of a Piggy bank
Money
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Person cutting red and yellow peppers
Master Food Volunteer
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