Learn how one SNAP-Ed program has incorporated text messaging to extend their reach to encourage increased fruit and vegetable consumption and how to adapt their program to encourage healthier food choices in schools.
Laryessa Worthington, MS RD LDN — Eat Smart and Mobile Technology Coordinator with the University of Maryland Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program
Nicole Finkbeiner PhD — Evaluation and Reporting Coordinator University of Maryland Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program
- Participants will learn how text messages can be used to engage parents in the nutrition conversation
- Participants will learn about strategies to develop and integrate a text message program in their schools
- Participants will learn how engaging parents in nutrition messaging impacts their kid’s consumption of healthy foods