Phone: 906-632-3373 Ext. 5143
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts in Education, Michigan State University Masters of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction Lake Superior State University
Ms. Paula Finfrock
LifeSPAN Project Director
Paula Finfrock serves as the project director for LifeSPAN; a program funded under SNAP-Ed (the education portion of supplemental nutrition assistance program from the USDA). By overseeing the project as a whole, she is in charge of project reporting and communicating with our fiduciaries, Michigan Fitness Foundation. She provides support for LifeSPAN nutrition facilitators who teach PreK-6th grade students all about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables as well as being physically active. The program's focus is to help families gain knowledge through evidence-based programming and increase access to local resources that help them integrate healthy eating and physical activity into their daily life.
Paula has 15+ years as an educator in early childhood on up to college level in multiple areas ranging from physical activity, health, special education, and Native American culture/traditions.