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Our Educator This Week: Jones Valley Teaching Farm Learn how to eat healthy by making a refreshing cucumber tomato salad! Jones Valley Teaching Farm uses the power of growing food to transform and improve a young person’s pre-K-12 educational experience. We build vibrant, student-centered Teaching Farms on school campuses to provide an environment where young people can learn, create, explore, and grow a healthy future for themselves and their community.
Our Educator This Week: Mrs.Tarmece Davis
Mrs. Tarmece Davis is a certified Life Coach that lives in Leeds, Alabama. I am a wife and mother. God has gifted me to speak encouragement and empowerment to women. I am currently in the process of building my business/ministry to offer mentorship and coaching to individuals, as well as to groups on discovering, preparing, and becoming equipped to fulfill your God-given purpose.
Our Educator This Week: Ashley Blackwell
Ms. Ashley Blackwell is I am a Master of Science in nutrition student at Samford University and a trainee in the Maternal and Child Health program at UAB. Ashley will be sharing with us on this Healthy Tuesday her presentation on Reading Nutrition Labels for Healthy Choices. After the presentation participants will be able to identify the serving size and amount of added sugar per serving on a nutrition facts label.
Our Educator This Week: Gregory S. Powell, Legacy Insurance
Gregory S. Powell is a state-licensed insurance agent for nearly 8 yrs. Greg is licensed in 9 states. His goal is to promote life, health, Medicare, and land banking products. Greg also assists in reducing taxes and credit restoration. He has a strong passion to educate and inform people of the different types of insurance, and to make them aware that the insurance they have on the job is to protect the interest of employers.
Our Educator This Week: Nkenge Hyter
Nkenge Hyter a native of Huntsville Alabama, currently is employed by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) as an Urban Regional Extension Agent (UREA) in the Health/Nutrition and Child/Family Development areas. Her credentials include a Master of Science Degree in Human Resource Management from Strayer University, a Master of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Nova Southeastern University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Family and Child Development from Alabama A&M University. With the passion for educating and sharing her knowledge with others, she allows God to use her to motivate others by conducting health and wellness classes, organizing community health events, implementing nutrition education programs, and teaching skills to help strengthen families.