The 2018 SNAP E&T Learning Academy will provide an opportunity for 37 individuals to gain technical expertise on SNAP E&T that prepares them to work within their State or across multiple States building employer-driven SNAP E&T programs.  Participants from community colleges, State advocacy organizations, local workforce boards, national nonprofits, providers and State SNAP agencies will join their fellow participants to work on individual SNAP E&T projects.  These efforts are designed to develop effective and high-quality SNAP E&T programs in their State or across multiple States. 

FNS is pleased to announce the selection of the following participants:

Amy Glasscock Bluegrass Area Development District/ Kentucky Career Center
Ashley Snyder Minnesota Department of Human Services
Becky Currier Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc.
Ben Goodwin Our House, Inc.
Brad Haar South Dakota Department of Social Services
Claudia Staniszewski Local Initiatives Support Corporations
Clint Cummings University of Tennessee Extension
Dana Niemela Denver Human Services
David Pizzimenti Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation
Demareo Pruitt Colorado Employment First
Ed Bolen Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Eric Collins Maryland Department of Human Services
Eric Hennessey Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
Jacinta Murphy Florida Department of Children and Families
Jana Engle Connecticut Department of Social Services
Jennifer Marshall

Goodwill Columbus

John Rio Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.
Ken Smith Nebraska Appleseed Center for Law in the Public Interest
Kendall Merry Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
Larry Elgart Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
Lisa Guetzkow Avivo
Lisa MacLeod Michigan Department of Talent and Economic Development
Lynn McGregor National Center for Families Learning
Mark Kennedy West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
Michelle Day ResCare Workforce Services
Miranda McElroy Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS)
Natalie Rose America Works of Washington, D.C.
Nicola Allen North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Rebecca Kusner R4 Workforce
Robertine Stewart Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services
Ruthann Messick Food Bank of Delaware
Sarah Buenrosto Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Shavana Howard Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Stephen Giese Arkansas Department of Human Services
Tanya Garbolino Foundation for California Community Colleges
Tracy Collier Vermont Department of children and Families
Trina Travis Florida Department of Economic Opportunity