The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA) established Professional Standards requirements which include annual training standards for all school nutrition program personnel and hiring standards for al newly hired school nutrition program directors.
Looking to Hire a New Director of School Nutrition Programs?
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 also established hiring standards for all newly hired school nutrition program directors. New directors should meet the minimum standards before they are hired. To learn more about the hiring standards and to aid you search in hiring all new school nutrition program staff, please see the resources below.
The Division of School and Community Nutrition also developed an Overview of Child Nutrition Director Position. This resource provides a high-level overview of the basic program areas as well as areas of responsibility for school nutrition directors.
New Child Nutrition Director Notification
Once you have followed the guidance above to hire a new school nutrition program director, please submit this form to the Division of School and Community Nutrition to begin the new director onboarding process.
The Division of School and Community Nutrition provides guidance and assistance to all new school nutrition program directors. For an overview, please read
Welcome to Child Nutrition SCN On-Boarding Process for New School Child Nutrition Directors.
Questions on Professional Standards
For any questions about the training or hiring process, please contact (Melissa.Chandler2@education.ky.gov).
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