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Ellie McCann has been a statewide Family Resiliency Extension educator since September 2003. She serves the entire state of Minnesota from her current office in Andover. Ellie was previously located in in Moorhead for 12 years.

Ellie's work focuses on improving the quality of families’ lives through times of transition. Ellie has developed and taught numerous classes, trainings, and curricula to professionals and parents, including the Parents Forever™ divorce education program and Parenting in the Age of Overindulgence, an online course. Prior to her work with Extension, Ellie worked with children and families in both community agencies and university settings.

Ellie earned a master's degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

Areas of focus: divorce education, coparenting, families in times of transition, resilience