Training & Outreach Coordinators
Rachel joined the CHWR team in 2013 serving as Project Manager and Interventionist across a myriad of research projects. Rachel earned her Master of Science in Nutrition Education from Teacher’s College Columbia University and is a Registered Dietitian. She worked with the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), nutrition policy, research, and wellness in child care settings, and is dedicated to promoting healthy eating starting in infancy. Rachel’s work also leverages her experience as a trainer with child care stakeholders.
Aviva joined the CHWR team in 2019 serving as a Training and Outreach Coordinator for Go NAPSACC. Aviva received her Master of Social Work from the University of Washington in Seattle. She has focused her career on supporting our youngest children through family support programs and early childhood mental health consultation in child care programs. Most recently, she worked with ECE providers and families to decrease children’s challenging behavior by enhancing social emotional development. Aviva is excited to bring together children’s physical and emotional health in her work at Go NAPSACC.
Emmy joined the CHWR in 2019 as a Training and Outreach Coordinator for Go NAPSACC. After graduating from Clemson University with a Bachelor’s in Food Science, Emmy joined Teach for America as a 2014 Greater New Orleans Corps Member. Emmy taught high school science for three years in low income areas and helped found a new charter school in Phoenix in 2016. She completed her dietetic internship through the Maricopa County Department of Public Health and is a Registered Dietitian. Prior to joining the CHWR she worked with the National School Lunch Program at the Arizona Department of Education focusing on school wellness, meal integrity, training, and technical assistance. Emmy is passionate about increasing access to healthy food to children affected by food insecurity.