National Education Fellow

Photography by: 
Gary Payne

Arminta Jacobson, Elaine Millikan Mathes Endowed Professor of Educational Psychology, recently was named a fellow by the National Council on Family Relations, the nation’s premier professional association for multidisciplinary family research. She will mentor new professionals who study and work with families. Jacobson is the founding director of UNT’s Center for Parent Education and helped make it a leader in parent education and a model for other states. For 19 years, she also has directed the International Conference on Parent Education and Parenting, a forum for exchanging knowledge among researchers and educators.