Food Services & Nutrition
Consultants and advisors are available for you.
The Missouri Healthy Schools team includes experienced professionals who are available to answer your questions, provide training, and support your decision-making. Your consultants for Food Services & Nutrition are:
Contact Project Manager Anna Trainer, MPH with general inquiries.
Downloads, webinars and videos
Back to School Meal Service: Feeding Kids During the 2020-2021 School Year - Part 3
>> Main topics: We’ll hear from two districts—Brandon Valley School District (South Dakota) and Vaughn Next Century Learning Center (California)— about their plans for feeding kids during the 2020-2021 school year.
>> Recording: Click here
Fit-tastic at Home: Resources for Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Family Well-Being at Home
>> Main topics: Helpful resources for being Fit-Tastic at home during COVID19. Designed for families by the Healthy Lifestyles Initiative of Kansas City, MO.
>> Website: Click here
School Nutrition Association: Thought Starters on Reopening Schools for SY2020-2021
>> Main topics: Strategies for SNS, including dining in classrooms and/or cafeterias, staffing, cleaning, social distancing, and more.
>> Document: Click here
MOre Health Schools: Re-entry Considerations for School Nutrition Services
Presentation by Missouri Healthy Schools and EducationPlus, July 22, 2020 with Senior Nutritionist Lisa Farmer, DHSS; Sarah Chellberg, Director of Child Nutrition at the Raymore-Peculiar School District; Barbara Shaw, Coordinator in Food & Nutrition Services (FNS) at DESE; and Jenna Knuth, Director of FNS at North Kansas City Schools.
>> Main topics: Reopening considerations for School Nutrition Services, overview and strategies from DESE and DHSS, and reopening plans from the field.
>> Handouts: slide deck
>> Webinar recording: click here
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