Hands-on summer training for school nutrition professionals

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.

By |2018-06-21T15:39:56-04:00June 21, 2018|

Summer Food Service Program offers Best Practices Sessions

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.

By |2017-01-19T10:51:14-05:00January 19, 2017|

Appropriate Use of School Food Services Funds

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 [...]

By |2013-03-27T12:53:33-04:00March 28, 2013|

School and Community Nutrition receives USDA Award

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 [...]

By |2013-01-10T00:00:54-05:00January 10, 2013|

Breakfast week spirit contest winners announced

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 [...]

By |2020-09-22T11:00:44-04:00April 28, 2011|
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