• Healthful Meals and
    Nutrition Education

    Available to all Children
  • Well-nourished Students

    Prepared to Succeed
  • Advancing Good Nutrition

    for all Children
  • Well-nourished Students

    Prepared to Succeed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objectives of the Association

Optimal Nutrition

To promote the optimal health, nutrition and education of all children by supporting nutritionally adequate and educationally sound, financially accountable, nonprofit child nutrition and school community nutrition programs.

High Standards

To promote high standards for child nutrition and school community nutrition programs with an emphasis on nutritionally adequate meals which are appealing to children.

Promote Membership

To promote membership and provide services to members.

Community Involvement

To promote the involvement of students and the school community in child nutrition programs.

United Efforts

To promote united efforts between school personnel, allied organizations, industry and the public to assure every child an opportunity to receive the benefits of the child nutrition and nutrition education programs.

Professional Development

To promote high standards and to provide appropriate educational programs, incentives and recognition for professional development of child nutrition personnel.

Research and Development

To promote research and development in child nutrition programs.

Policy and Legislation

To promote the establishment of a national nutrition policy and legislation which provide optimal nutrition education for children.

Breaking News

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Thursday, October 01, 2020
On September 30th, the U.S. Senate passed H.R.8337 , Continuing Appropriations Act 2021, a short-term funding bill that provides $1.4 trillion in continuing FY2021 appropriations for Federal agencies through December 11, 2020. This bill also extends the U.S. Department of Agriculture's authority to issue and extend nationwide child nutrition waivers until September 20, 2021. USDA's authority was first granted back in March under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. President Trump has signed the bill into law.

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