Georgia Family Impact Seminars

The Georgia Family Impact Seminars are directed by Don Bower of the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Georgia and Janet Bittner of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia with help from Ted Futris, also from the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Georgia.

Seminar Date Topic
FIS 5 January 2011 Supporting Georgia’s Military Members and Families: Implications for State Policy
FIS 4 January 2010 The Middle Grades: Gateway to Dropout Prevention
FIS 3 January 2009 Georgia Policy Opportunities: The Economic Impact of the Early Care and Education Industry
FIS 2 January 2008 Georgia Policy Opportunities: Childhood Obesity
FIS 1 March 2005 Childhood Obesity: The Epidemic’s Impacts and Policy Options

Contact Information

  • Janet Bittner
  • University of Georgia
  • Carl Vinson Inst. of Government
  • PO Box 38185
  • Atlanta , GA 30334
  • (404) 463-6806
  • bittner@cviog.uga.edu
  • Don Bower
  • University of Georgia
  • Family & Consumer Sciences
  • 227 Hoke Smith Annex
  • Athens , GA 30602-4356
  • (706) 542-7566
  • dbower@uga.edu
    Ted Futris

  • University of Georgia
  • Family & Consumer Sciences
  • Hoke Smith Annex, 300 Carlton St.
  • Athens , GA 30602
  • (706) 542-7930
  • tfutris@uga.edu