About the Marquette Method Professionals Association

The Marquette Method Professionals Association (MMPA) was founded in 2021, and is the regulatory body for Marquette Method Instructors. We work to foster authentic collaboration between Marquette Method Instructors, to encourage continued scientific study and innovation of the Marquette Method of NFP.

Our Mission:

 

  • Promote the instruction of the Marquette Method of NFP to couples by certified teachers
  • Foster authentic collaboration between Marquette Method Instructors
  • Encourage continued scientific study and innovation of the Marquette Method of NFP

 

What we do:

Registration

Marquette Method instructors are encouraged to be members of the MMPA in order to receive support and continuing education opportunities as they teach the Marquette Method of Natural Family Planning. The MMPA membership commitee screens providers to ensure they meet the educational requirement for certification.

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Continuing Education

As the research changes, so should the depth and breadth of the knowledge of the Marquette Method Instructor. The MMPA encourages continuing education of the members and provides opportunities to further their knowledge in the field of fertility.

Mentorship

The MMPA fosters a sense of community among its members, encouraging leadership from experienced Marquette Method Providers and fellowship among members.

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Collaboration

The MMPA brings together all Marquette Method Instructors, creating an interdisciplinary team of health care providers.

Participation in Research

The MMPA advocates for continued research in the field of NFP and fertility. Members of the MMPA are encouraged to participate in and conduct research to expand the knowledge of human fertility.

Interdisciplinary Education

Continuing education is vital for health care providers – the MMPA provides an avenue for fertility educators to learn more from interdisciplinary experts in the field.

The MMPA has varying levels of membership including:

  • Full Membership – open to healthcare providers who have completed the Marquette Method Teacher training through the Marquette Institute of NFP
  • Associate Membership – a member of the public who is serves in a committee role within the MMPA (this position is by invite only)
  • Student Membership¬†– open to healthcare providers who are currently completeing the Teacher Training through the Marquette Institute of NFP
  • Retired Membership – open to Marquette instructors with a minimum of 5 years teaching experience who are no longer actively teaching clients
  • Supporters¬†– Individuals who aren’t eligible for membership can donate to the MMPA

Our Mission

To promote the instruction of the Marquette Method of NFP to couples by certified teachers, to foster authentic collaboration between Marquette Method Instructors, and to encourage continued scientific study and innovation of the Marquette Method of NFP.

 

 

News and Events

Research Reports

Marquette Method Instructors can review the most recent research in the field by clicking here!

Events

Marquette Method Instructors are welcome to join us at the Marquette University Institute of Natural Family Planning on August 20 and 21st, 2021 for the Annual MUINFP Summit

Opportunities for Collaboration

Are you a family doctor or nurse practitioner who wants to know more about the Marquette Method for clinical practice? Get in touch with us!

Member Updates

The MMPA is excited to announce that we’ll be opening membership applications on December 1, 2021. For more information on how to become a member of the MMPA, click here!