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Region 3 Friday Update for 10/26/2018

Hello SNAP-Ed Friends,
Thank you all for the very quick turnaround on your annual reports! We have received them all and are now busy compiling all your fabulous data and stories into our regional annual report, which we will soon share back with you all. Until then, get cozy in your sweaters and galoshes, and settle in for a few regional updates…

Resource: SNAP-Ed Community Commons

The University of Missouri has developed a SNAP-Ed Assessment Site where states, policy makers, and the public can access SNAP-Ed indicator data. Over 33 indicators from the national SNAP-Ed framework are available to search, down to the county level, so you can garner reports at the county, multi-county, regional, state and multi-state level . . . even nationally. The site will also create a report (text and graphics) if you wish to do so. Check it out here: University of Missouri’s SNAP-Ed Assessment Site

Highlight: Regional Farmers Market Lead leveraging resources to improve EBT redemption rates at farmers markets!

Great work Shannon, we are so happy to have you as our Skagit and Snohomish farmers market lead! More info here: Farmers Market Flash (.pdf)

Open Position: WSU Skagit County Extension SNAP-Ed Educator


Elementary School Nutrition Educator with Skagit County SNAP Ed Food $ense.


Washington State University Skagit County Extension offices in Burlington, and schools in the Mount Vernon and Burlington-Edison school districts


Use prepared curriculum lessons and materials to teach 45min-1-hour long nutrition lessons in 2-6th grade classrooms. Participate with SNAP-Ed supervisor in teacher meetings to schedule classes. Attend regular team meetings. Participate in whole school nutrition events as available (family nights, Harvest of the Month events, etc.).

Desired experience

  • Direct education experience or strong presentation and communication skills
  • Degree in either education or nutrition preferred
  • Desire to work with children and families
  • Reliable transportation and insurance (travel expenses reimbursed)


Other Details

Position start date: January 2nd
FTE: Part time, 10 hours/week, January 2-September 30, 2019, not to exceed 360 hours
Rate: $18/hour
Please send resume and cover letter to Talea Price By November 9th, 2018.

Important Dates – Mark Your Calendars!

  • October 31: Final FFY2018 Invoices DUE
  • November 9: Teaching calendars DUE – submit your teaching calendar here
  • December 5-6: Region 3 CATCH Curriculum Training in Burlington, WA – RSVP to Maggie if you would like to attend

Happy Friday!
Acacia & Lee Anne