GrowingGreat to honor Para Los Niños Preschool Teachers at Farm to Table
Meet Carla Torres and Maria Miranda! They will receive GrowingGreat’s Leadership Award at the Farm to Table benefit on April 21, 2018. For tickets, click here. This award recognizes individuals in low-income, inner-city neighborhoods who have gone above and beyond in implementing GrowingGreat garden, nutrition and STEM education programs.
Carla Torres is a Teacher at Para Los Niños Hollywood Head Start Program. She has been working for Para los Niños for 9 years with school-age, infants and preschool children. Carla believes that children learn about the world around them with hands-on learning experiences. In her classroom, gardening and nutrition education are part of the daily routine.
Maria Miranda is an Associate Teacher at Para Los Niños Hollywood Head Start Program. She has been working in the field of Early Education for 17 years. She believes nutrition education is important because children need to be aware of healthy food choices. As a grandmother and an educator she wants to prevent diabetes from spreading.