Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program
Edison Job Corps Academy Deputy Director and Middlesex County EFNEP Supervisor and staff present students with their Certificates of Completion as part of Job Corps Winter Luncheon event.
This is accomplished by working
with community based agencies, programs and schools. The program is funded by USDA’s
CSREES Smith Lever funds.
delivered in a series of at least 6 classes presented at your site by our
Community Assistant educators who are paraprofessionals trained at Rutgers in
the basic nutrition concepts found in MyPlate and the Dietary Guidelines for
Americans 2010.The desired outcomes of our education are as follows:Improved diets and nutritional welfare; Increased knowledge of the essentials of human nutrition; Increased ability to select and buy food that satisfies nutritional needs; Improved practices in food production, preparation, storage, safety and sanitation; Increased ability to manage food budgets and related resources such as food stamps.