Professor Emeritus, Child & Family Studies
Glen Palm is a Professor Emeritus of Child and Family Studies at St. Cloud State University where he taught for 30 years from 1983-2013. He taught courses in Child Development, Family Studies and Parent Education. He created and coordinated the Parent Education Licensure Program from 1984-2013. Glen also served as department chair for three terms and was Interim Dean of the College of Education for 2 years.
Glen also worked as a parent educator in Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) programs in Minneapolis and St. Cloud for 40 years. He coordinated the Dad’s Project in St. Cloud as part of the Early Childhood Family Education program which included a number of program offerings for fathers and families. He worked with colleagues to create the Daddy Book for first time fathers of infants.
Glen has written extensively about fathers, ethics and parent education including co-authoring four books- Working with Fathers: Methods & Perspectives (1992), Group Parent Education (2004), Fathers and Early Childhood Programs (2004) and Parent Education: Working with Groups and Individuals ( 2018).