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Alena Johnson Vita

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Education
Degree
Institution
Date
MS Utah State University August 2001
BS Utah State University May 1999
AA Brigham Young University August 1989



Certifications
Agency
Accreditation
Date
Accredited Financial Counselor Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education August 1999



Related Work Experience
Title
 
Institution
Date
Instructor Family Finance Class - on campus and online Financial Counseling   Utah State University Fall 1999 to Present
       
Assistant Director: Responsibilities included teaching workshops, counseling, supervising student interns, and co-authoring grants (CDBG - awarded $28,000, Fannie Mae Foundation - awarded $25,000)   Family Life Center June 1998 - May 2000
       
Responsibilities included working with a low to moderate income housing project (pre-qualifying, earnest money agreements, and marketing)   Neighborhood Nonprofit Housing Corporation June 1998- September 1998



Presentations
Name
 
Institution
Date
"Newlyweds Financial Issues and Educational Solutions for Strengthening Marriages"   Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education November 2004
       
"The Financial Checkup: A Tool to Help Students Apply Financial Concepts"   Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education November 2002
       
"Evaluating A Financial Assessment Tool: The Financial Checkup"   Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education November 2001
       
"The Financial Checkup”"   Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education November 2000
       
"Changing Financial Behavior: The Step-Down Principle"   Utah Association of Family and Consumer Science March 1999
       
"The Step-Down Principle"   Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education November 1999



Awards
Name
Institution
Date
Excellence in Teaching in Online Education Award Utah State University Continuing Education 2004
     
Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year Utah State University Robins Award 2001
     
Student Paper Award Association of Financial Counseling
and Planning Education
2001
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