Carol Parker

 

Carol Parker

Extension Associate
HE NYC Extension
 
Phone: 212-340-2922 Fax: 212-340-2908
Email: cmp10@cornell.edu
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Curriculum Vitae
 
Biographical Statement:

 

The Program Leader for Cornell Cooperative Extension-NYC provides leadership to the Nutrition and Health Program Area in NYC. The position involves long term strategic planning, program management, fund development, program development, evaluation, coordination of several nutrition and health programs for limited resource families (primarily SNAP-Ed, EFNEP and Farmers Market Nutrition Education program) and coordination of special projects in collaboration with community-based organizations that serve pregnant and parenting adolescents and breastfeeding mothers; work closely with the  CUCE-NYC program and administrative leadership and Cornell University faculty to develop and implement several  large scale community based nutrition programs; develop nutrition education training programs and conduct multiple training sessions for both paraprofessional and professional nutrition and health educators, both within and outside the organization and present at professional conferences.
 
The  Regional Coordinator for the Cornell University, Food and Nutrition Education in Communities ( FNEC) Metropolitan Region, provides leadership including in-depth planning, implementation and evaluation for the FNEC region ( includes NYC, Nassau and Suffolk Counties) ; represent the regional program in concert with the management team to collaborators, potential funders, governmental officials, Cornell University and other stakeholders; act as liaison to the state EFNEP and ESNY as well as other programs that address the needs of low- income residents of the state; develop and implements FNEC regional plan, budget and  regional evaluation; manage regional program funding and resources, assuring that accountability and affirmative action requirements are met by the program

 
Current Public Engagement Activities:

 

The Program Leader for Cornell Cooperative Extension-NYC provides leadership to the Nutrition and Health Program Area in NYC. The position involves long term strategic planning, program management, fund development, program development, evaluation, coordination of several nutrition and health programs for limited resource families (primarily SNAP-Ed, EFNEP and Farmers Market Nutrition Education program) and coordination of special projects in collaboration with community-based organizations that serve pregnant and parenting adolescents and breastfeeding mothers; work closely with the  CUCE-NYC program and administrative leadership and Cornell University faculty to develop and implement several  large scale community based nutrition programs; develop nutrition education training programs and conduct multiple training sessions for both paraprofessional and professional nutrition and health educators, both within and outside the organization and present at professional conferences.
 
The  Regional Coordinator for the Cornell University, Food and Nutrition Education in Communities ( FNEC) Metropolitan Region, provides leadership including in-depth planning, implementation and evaluation for the FNEC region ( includes NYC, Nassau and Suffolk Counties) ; represent the regional program in concert with the management team to collaborators, potential funders, governmental officials, Cornell University and other stakeholders; act as liaison to the state EFNEP and ESNY as well as other programs that address the needs of low- income residents of the state; develop and implements FNEC regional plan, budget and  regional evaluation; manage regional program funding and resources, assuring that accountability and affirmative action requirements are met by the program

 
Administrative Responsibilities:

Program management and administrative responsibility for  SNAP-Ed, EFNEP, Farmers Market , EMPOWER New York, Project CHANCE and all Nutrition and Health Programs in the CUCE-NYC.

 
Selected Keywords:
Nutrition edcuation, program leadership, training expertise, obesity prevention

 
The information on this bio page is taken from the CHE Annual Report.