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Lorelei Jones provides statewide leadership for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) in North Carolina through NC State University. She has provided leadership to the program on regional and national levels including serving as Co-Director of the SNAP-Ed and EFNEP Regional Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Center of Excellence for the Southern Region and multiple national committees to inform programmatic strategies and evaluation. She is the lead author of the curriculum, Families Eating Smart and Moving More (FESMM) and a co-author of the Faithful Families curriculum. Both curricula are widely used with FESMM being one of the top three curricula used by EFNEP nationally. As co-investigator on a number of different funded grants, she has successfully demonstrated the ability to work with researchers from multiple disciplines connecting the research design to practical applications in the community.
M.Ed., Adult Education, UNC-W (2003)
B.S., Home Economics Education, ECU (1983)