Yenitza Harrison has been an educator with Ascentria SNAP-ED for one year. She has a background in culinary arts and healthcare. Her passion is educating the community about health and wellness. She loves to educate others about the benefits of eating healthy in a simplified way.
Claire Russo is a SNAP-Ed educator at the Lawrence office of the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program, where she has worked since the fall of 2019. The most rewarding aspect of being a SNAP-Ed educator is seeing how excited students are to learn about nutrition.
Cori has been working as an educator with SNAP-Ed for a little over 4 years. She studied at the University of Vermont and Northeastern University earning both Bachelor’s and Master's degrees in the fields of dietetics and nutrition.
Arlene Iraola has been working for SNAP-Ed Program for 24 years. She started off as a unit clerk in 1994 for the University of Extension NEP program, then took a course at the University of Massachusetts in 1996 to obtain certification to become a nutrition educator. She has found working in th
Katie Langlois and has been an educator with Ascentria Care Alliance’s SNAP-Ed Program for a little over a year. She studied Nutrition at Holyoke Community College and completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Maine in 2012.
Monica Matczak, lovingly called Miss M by her students, has been working with SNAP-Ed participants in the Boston area for over 5 years. As the lead educator for charter school programs, she masterfully delivers high quality programming to diverse students with a wide range of abilities and ages
During a Facebook Live session, Neftali Duran—a bilingual program coordinator with Cooking Matters Massachusetts—demonstrated a colorful way to make fruits and vegetables fun for children.