Human Development

Baby and Me

This program targets expectant mothers and their support persons. The program is conducted as six one-hour sessions or three two-hour sessions. Topics discussed include how your baby grows, pre-natal nutrition, breastfeeding, basic infant care, safety concerns, financial planning for baby, labor and delivery, and infant brain development. The class is open to the public at a cost of $5.00 per family.


A variety of classes can be taught addressing the needs of parents. Setting limits, understanding responsibilities, and disciplining with love are among the topics that can be taught. Parenting publications are also available including an entire series on adolescent topics and concerns. If interested in parenting programming or information, please contact the Extension Office.

Babysitting Rocks

Babysitting Rocks will be a multi-session class teaching participants to be excellent babysitters. The target audience is high school aged students interested in babysitting. Students will learn child safety and first aid practices, learn how to care for a young child, study basic child development, and learn games and other activities appropriate for young children. Those who complete the class will receive a babysitting rocks certificate of completion and an activity bag to take with them when they babysit. There will be a charge for this class.