Twenty-two years experience providing educational programs to professional groups, and local communities. Developed curriculum packets with colleagues: Feeding the Community, SAFELY! - a food safety curriculum for the occasional quantity cook, Feeding the Children, SAFELY! - for child care providers, 7-3-3-1 Healthy Families Having Fun - for limited income audiences. Presented hundreds of nutrition classes in demonstration format. Active professionally in Epsilon Sigma Phi - National Extension Professionals Organization, NAE4-HA - 4-H Youth Development Professionals. NEAFCS - Family & Consumer Science Professionals. Frequent presentor of concurrent sessions at national conferences. Certified Trainer for Licensed Child Care Providers. Certified ServSafe training. Served on CDC's Clean Hands Coalition.
As an Extension Youth Development Specialist I support the county/city 4-H programs in human sciences - programming in the areas of nutrition, food safety, consumer decision making, communication and leadership for life skill development of Maryland youth.