Tennessee SNAP-Ed Contact Information
State Agency Implementing Agencies (Sub-grantee)
Tennessee Department of Human Services
Contact: Tamara Torres
SNAP Unit/Family Assistance
400 Deaderick Street, 8th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
Tennessee State University Cooperative Extension 
Contact: Leslie Speller-Henderson
3500 John A. Merritt Blvd.
PO Box 9635
Nashville, TN 37209-1561
Phone: 615-963-4888
  University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service
Contact: Michelle Vineyard
2621 Morgan Circle, 119 Morgan Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996-4530
Phone: 865-974-8714

Tennessee Practitioner Stories

Scoring Coalitions Using the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework's Multi-Sector Partnerships Indicator

Partners that are engaged through active coalitions are vital to the success of SNAP-Ed in Tennessee. All 95 counties are required to have a SNAP-Ed coalition. These coalitions have members from diverse public and nonprofit agencies and organizations as well as SNAP and SNAP-Ed participants. Their common goal is improving nutrition and physical activity outcomes for low-income residents and communities. Each coalition is charged with identifying community needs, working together to implement interventions, and evaluating and reporting their collective efforts.... full story.

Practitioner Stories demonstrate the use of the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework indicators in SNAP-Ed programs.

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