This study aimed to evaluate the knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of teachers regarding food allergies.
As the novel coronavirus of 2019 (COVID-19) continued to create problems beyond the initial stages, researchers at ARD identified the continued unexpected operational challenges school nutrition (SN) professionals would face in year two of the pandemic.
Individuals in rural areas experience higher food insecurity. The School Breakfast Program (SBP) and the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) reduce food insecurity. Yet, SBP participation remains lower than NSLP participation. This study aimed to examine differences in parental perception relative to the NSLP and the SBP in rural areas.
This study evaluated the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on children within the U.S. by assessing how parents’ perceptions of children’s nutritional patterns changed in relationship to school nutrition assistance program participation.
Update of Institute of Child Nutrition Competencies, Knowledge, and Skills for Effective School Nutrition Assistants/Technicians
Through a rigorous, multi-phased approach, this research project identified the current functional areas, competencies, knowledge, and skills needed by SN assistants/technicians to be effective on the job. This three-phased research was conducted sequentially, with each phase informing the next.