Terry Serio

Terry Serio
Principal Agent Associate
Expertise: Nutrition, Food Safety, Food Preservation
Office Location: Carroll County
Organizational Unit
Family and Consumer Sciences Educator
Terry Serio
Carroll County Extension Office
700 Agriculture Center
Westminster, Maryland 21157
Phone (main): 410 386-2760
Phone (alt): 888 326-9645
Fax: 410 876-0132
FSNE Nutrition Educator
Terry Serio
Food Supplement Nutrition Education
10632 Little Patuxent Parkway
Suite 435
Columbia, Maryland 21044
Phone (main): 410 386-2760
Phone (alt): 410 491-7477
Fax: 410 715-6907

I have a split position 60% I am the Food Supplement Nutrition Educator (FSNE) for the Carroll County Extension Office. I provide programs on nutrition and food safety to various agencies in Carroll County. I provide programming using FSNE written and approved curricula including but not limited to Growing Healthy Habits, Read for Health, Up for the Challenge, Nutrition Nuggets, Nutrition to Go, Market to Mealtime, Feeding for Healthy Eating, and My Plate. I am the Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, 40% I research and write curriculum and provide existing programs to citizens in Carroll County focusing in Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation.  I am currently working with the Department of Social Services, the Health department , at the Family Center, Judy Center and Head Start sites, five area senior centers and three developmentally disabled sites.  I have a BA in Sociology from Towson University. I have a Master’s in Adult Education/Distance Learning. My current focus is on the My Plate, Dietary Guidelines, The Importance of Physical Activity, Menu Planning, Food Safety and Food Preservation.I help to write a newsletter for our extension office, entitled “Extracts of Thyme”.  Member of the Carroll County School Health Council,  Carroll County  Advancing Health and Wellness Team. UME FCS Healthy Living Focus Team, Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County, and for the  National Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.