Personal and Professional development opportunities are great ways to give hard-working school nutrition staff the recognition and appreciation they deserve, and they can help staff feel more connected to each other and their nutrition department’s mission.

“Connecting the Dots” spotlights Austin Independent School District’s Cafe Manager Development Days program—a series of six day-long events (including a wellness presentation, a field trip and the opportunity to explore global cuisines!) for cafeteria site managers brought to life by two leaders in the District’s Nutrition and Food Services department. Get an exclusive look into their program, and get inspired and find tips on how to start something similar in your district!

Ad for Garland, links to Garland site

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