Sharon M. Ballard East Carolina University, USA
Sharon M. Ballard, Ph.D., CFLE, CFCS: is an Associate Professor in the Department of Child Development and Family Relations at East Carolina University. She has been a certified family life educator since 1998 and is serving her fifth year on the CFLE advisory board with the National Council on Family Relations. Sharon has taught family life education and family studies courses at the university level (both undergraduate and graduate) for eleven years and at the high school level for six years. She has also conducted a variety of family life education programs in community settings. She has authored or co-authored numerous journal articles, many of which are about family life education.