Tara Agama
Work Program Participant, SNAP-Ed - Peoria County
Address

4810 North Sheridan Rd
Peoria, IL 61614-5928
United States

Phone
309-685-3140
Team
Illinois Nutrition Education Programs

Tara teaches preschoolers and early elementary students about healthy eating and how to take care of their organs. Many of my students and their parents tell me they have made healthy changes at home because of our program. I know that I am making a difference.”

Tara Agama has a passion for teaching young children and helping them learn to develop healthy eating habits. She has been a SNAP-Ed instructor for  over 18 years with University of Illinois Extension. Tara has been working for University of Illinois Extension since 2001. Her role currently focuses on programs in Peoria County.

EDUCATION

  • Illinois Central College, Associate Early Childhood Education
  • Northern Michigan University, Medical Office Procedures

EXTENSION SNAP-ED FOCUS AREAS

  • Peoria Public Schools
  • Head Start
  • Community Agencies
  • Daycare Centers
  • Food Pantries
  • Libraries

HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • University of Illinois Extension SNAP-Ed Team Programming Award 2007 and 2019

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What I Do and Why It Matters: Tara Agama

 

 

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