Jan ChildersThe School of Human Environmental Sciences congratulates Jan S. Childers, 2008 College of Agriculture Outstanding Staff Award recipient.  Childers came to UK in 1981 as a staff support associate within the Department of Nutrition and Food Science.   During her time, Childers has served with five different chairs and enjoyed them all.  According to Janet Kurzynske, department chair, Childers provides an extremely valuable service of support to the department, school and college.  "Jan performs well beyond expectations on her job duties.  Jan is efficient, knowledgeable, reliable and attends to faculty needs well".

Currently, Childers serves as the Human Environmental Sciences representative to the College of Agriculture Stafflink.

Childers and her husband have two daughters, one who is a member of the UK Blue Cheerleading Squad and the other is a high school freshman who plays golf.