Crystal Momii has been providing nutrition education in Las Vegas for the University of Nevada Reno Extension since 2001. Currently, Crystal is a member of the Healthy Kids, Healthy Schools Program team, supporting implementation of School Wellness Policies in the Clark County School District. The HKHS program promotes healthy school environments so students are well-nourished, physically active, and ready to learn. Crystal is also the Extension liaison to the Chef for Kids Foundation.
Healthy Kids, Healthy Schools
This is a comprehensive nutrition program based on the socio-ecological model incorporating nutrition education, promotion and policy, systems and environmental changes that support the implementation of school wellness policy.
Produce Pick of the Month
This evidence-based campaign focuses on building fruit and vegetable consumption in children through healthy snacking. Produce Pick of the Month is a monthly, in-school nutrition education program for primary grade children in at-risk elementary schools in many counties across Nevada. In addition to direct instruction, staff works with school wellness coordinators to build meaningful and sustainable programming to create a good environment in every school.