Acknowledgements

The development of this website involved many individuals and we gratefully acknowledge their contributions.

Project Leaders

This site was developed under the direction of project directors Helena Kennedy, M.S., R.D., Cal-Pro-NET Center, Fresno City College and Lynette Haynes, M.A., California Department of Education, Nutrition Services Division.

This site evolved through the tireless work of the dedicated Cal-Pro-NET Center teams.

Curriculum Instructional/Organizational Team

  • Autumn Bell, M.A., Instructional Designer, Private Consultant
  • Melinda Z. Brewer, M.S., Child Development Instructor, Fresno City College
  • Ricarda Cerda, M.S., R.D., Foods and Nutrition Instructor, Fresno City College
  • Sandra Flores, Ph.D., Curriculum Designer, Private Consultant
  • Patricia Kimbrell, M.Ed., Physical Activity Consultant, San Diego State University
  • Janet Margosian-Hein, R.D., Child Nutrition Education Specialist, Fresno City College
  • Nancy Midcalf, R.D., Child Nutrition Education Specialist, Fresno City College
  • Cheryl Silva, R.D., Child Nutrition Education Specialist, Fresno City College
  • Linda Shelton, M.S., R.D., Coordinator, Cal-Pro-NET Center, Fresno City College

Web Team

  • Articulate Solutions, Gilroy, CA
  • Debbie Nichols, Web Content Engineer, Fresno City College
  • Linda Shelton, Coordinator, Cal-pro-NET Center, Fresno City College

Video Production

  • Gene Mayer, Mayer Media and Teleproductions, Fresno
  • Jennifer Tarvin, Nutrition Services Specialist, Fresno Migrant Head Start

California Department of Education (CDE), Nutrition Services Division (NSD)

  • Carol Chase, M.S., R.D., Nutrition Education Administrator
  • Kelley Knapp, M.S., R.D., Nutrition Education Consultant
  • Heather Reed, M.A., R.D., Nutrition Education Consultant
  • Deborah Tamannaie, M.S., R.D., Nutrition Education Consultant

Website Advisory Group

The development of the site was guided by an advisory group composed of the following members:

  • Gail Brodie, Child Development Consultant, California Department of Education, Child Development Division
  • Doris Fredericks, Director, Choices for Children, Campbell, CA.
  • Laura Gidding, Web Coordinator, California Department of Education, Nutrition Services Division
  • Janice Hunt, Manager, Field Services Southern Region, California Department of Education, Nutrition Services Division
  • Monet Parham-Lee, Health Education Consultant, California Department of Public Health, Network for a Healthy California.
  • Genevieve Pyeatt, Director of Nutrition Services, Child Development Incorporated CCFP Centers
  • Delfina Shelomenseff, Public Health Nutrition Specialist, California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education, Marketing and Outreach Unit, California WIC Program
  • Sandra Walden, Executive Director, B.J. Jordan Child Care, DBA: Beanstalk

This website is provided by both the California Department of Education and the California Department of Public Health, Network for a Healthy California, with funding from the United States Department of Agriculture Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly the Food Stamp Program). These institutions are equal opportunity providers and employers. In California, SNAP provides assistance to low-income households, and can help buy nutritious foods for better health. For SNAP information, call 877-847-3663.