Health Enhancement and Safety

Professional standards for school nutrition program personnel

Monday, February 24, 2014, 9:50 am

The proposed  rule on Professional Standards was announced at the end of January

This proposed rule would establish minimum professional standards for school nutrition personnel who manage and operate the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. The proposed rule would also institute hiring standards for the selection of State and local school nutrition program directors; and require all personnel in these programs to complete annual continuing education/training.

To be assured of consideration, written comments on this proposed rule must be received by the Food and Nutrition Service on or before April 7, 2014.

Submit comments at Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.

For more information, contact School Nutrition Programs, 406-444-2501