Volume 33, Issue 2, Fall 2009

The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management

A Publication of the School Nutrition Association

Table of Contents

Volume 33, Issue 2, Fall, 2009

Editor’s Note

Reviewer Recognition


Characteristics and Qualities Needed for Success by School Nutrition Directors
Keith Rushing, PhD, RD; Mary Frances Nettles, PhD, RD; James T. Johnson, PhD

Perceptions of School Nutrition Directors and Managers Regarding Their Role in School Wellness 
Wendy Bounds Stinson, PhD, RD; Kristi Lofton, PhD, RD

Operational Issues Encountered by School Nutrition Directors in School Districts with Less Than 30,000 Student Enrollment 
Keith Rushing, PhD, RD; Mary Frances Nettles, PhD, RD; James T. Johnson, PhD

Competency-Based Performance Appraisals: Improving Performance Evaluations of School Nutrition Managers and Assistants/Technicians
Evelina W. Cross, PhD, RD; Amelia Estepa Asperin, PhD; Mary Frances Nettles, PhD, RD

Milk Enhancements Improve Milk Consumption and Increase Meal Participation in the NSLP: The School Milk Pilot Test 
Karen Rafferty, RD, LMNT; Diane Zipay, SNS; Camellia Patey, MS, RD, SNS; Jennifer Meyer, RD, LMNT

Comparison of Nutrient Content and Cost of Home-Packed Lunches to Reimbursable School Lunch Nutrient Standards and Prices
Cara M. Johnson, MS, RD; Carolyn Bednar, PhD, RD; Junehee Kwon, PhD, RD; Alissa Gustof, MS, RD

Recess Before Lunch in Elementary Schools: Development of a Best Practice Checklist 
Alice Jo Rainville, PhD, RD, CHE, SNS; Kristi L. Lofton, PhD, RD; Deborah H. Carr, PhD, RD


2009 Child Nutrition Showcase Research Abstracts


NFSMI Summary of Research 
Mary Frances Nettles, PhD, RD 

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