Extension State Educator Helps New Agents Become Community Resources | New
AUGUSTA—As part of the Cooperative Extension Service, Family and Consumer Science Officers help individuals and families develop important life skills to better care for themselves, their homes, and their lives. their finances. For Leigh Ann Bullington, a family and consumer science educator for the Agriculture System Division at the University of Arkansas, her role is an opportunity to mentor new FCS officers and help them to become resources for their communities.
Bullington began her role as an educator in October 2021 after working as an FCS officer in Cross County from 2011 to 2015, then serving as Woodruff County Extension Staff Chair. She said being an FCS agent was her “life calling”.