Amanda Root

Amanda Root

Karen Greene

Karen Greene

Destynie Wood - Staff Photo

Destynie Wood

Meet the Parenting Staff

Amanda Root: Amanda joined the Parenting Program in January 2003. She has one daughter who is now in college. She has lived in the North Country her whole life. Amanda’s goal for parenting education is to build on parents' strengths and help them be the best parent they can be for their children.

Karen Greene: Karen joined the CCE parenting program in March 2017 as a Family Support Specialist for the Healthy Families New York program. Karen has two adult children, is currently raising a niece, and is a native of Jefferson County. Karen’s parenting goal is to assist families in fostering a strong healthy bond with their children and creating a nurturing home environment.

Destynie Wood: Destynie joined the CCE parenting program in September of 2020 as a Parenting and Life Skills Educator. She grew up in Northern IL and recently moved to Jefferson County. She is a mom to 4 to a blended family. Destynie’s goal is to help parent’s understand there is no such thing as perfect parenting, and to expand on the skills they already have to be the best parent they can be! 

Contact

Amanda Root
Director of Operations/ Nutrition, Parenting, Taste NY & Fort Drum Issue Leader
Arr27@cornell.edu
(315) 788-8450 ext. 273

Last updated November 17, 2020