Martha Herndon


| Family and Consumer Sciences


"The secret in education lies in respecting the student."

Ralph Waldo Emerson



Professor, Child and Family Studies, Tenured

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, 340C Gooch Hall

The University of Tennessee at Martin

Martin, TN 38238,

Phone: 731-881-7112   E-Mail:



PhD  1978  The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Home Economics Interdisciplinary Option: Individual & Family Behavior

Dissertation Topic:  Effects of Spatial Division in the Early Education Classroom on Children's Behavior


MS    1976  The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Home Economics:  Child and Family Studies

Thesis Topic:  An Alternative Methodology for the Evaluation of Preschool Programs

 BFA  1973  The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Liberal Arts, Major: Drawing


CFCS  Certified Family and Consumer Scientist, 1990-present

The American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences


CFLE   Certified Family Life Educator, 2001-present

National Council on Family Relations

Family Mediator       Rule 31 Listed Mediator, 2007-present

Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Tennessee Supreme Court


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