The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has set the income eligibility guidelines for students and adults to participate in free, reduced-price meal programs through the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for 2022-2023. The CACFP is federally funded through the USDA and is administered by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), Division of School and Community Nutrition.
Following devastating tornadoes that ripped through Western Kentucky on Dec. 10-11, superintendents from the impacted districts provided updates from their local communities during the Kentucky Department of Education’s Dec. 14 Superintendents Webcast.
This week we head over to KDE’s Division of School and Community Nutrition to spotlight Program Coordinator Christina Johnson.
This summer, the Kentucky Department of Education’s Division of School and Community Nutrition is collaborating with the Institute of Child Nutrition to offer 11 sessions of Healthy Cuisine for Kids to school nutrition professionals across the state.
The Kentucky Department of Education‘s Division of School and Community Nutrition is presenting Summer Food Service Program Best Practices Sessions to school and nonprofit organizations that participate in this federal child nutrition summer meals program.
The Kentucky Department of Education, Division of School and Community Nutrition, is addressing two ongoing concerns about the appropriate use of Food Service funds (MUNIS, Fund 51) by a school district. The first area of concern is the payment of equipment for new facilities, or renovation of facilities, from food service funds. All food service funds are federal funds, which [...]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recognized Kentucky’s Division of School and Community Nutrition (SCN) with a Direct Certification Performance Award for substantial improvement in direct certification during the 2011-12 school year. The recognition is accompanied by an award of $214,917. The award money will be used to continue improving the overall quality of the direct certification process. Direct [...]
Three Kentucky school districts were recognized recently for their participation in a Spirit Contest hosted by the Kentucky Department of Education’s Division of School and Community Nutrition (SCN) to celebrate National School Breakfast Week. The Estill County, Owsley County and Warren County school districts were awarded plaques by Education Commissioner Terry Holliday at a ceremony held in the State Board [...]