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Kansas Certificate in Child Nutrition Management

Preparing Directors and Managers for Success


Developing & Recognizing Child Nutrition Managers
The Kansas Certificate in Child Nutrition Management is a program sponsored by Child Nutrition & Wellness at the Kansas State Department of Education and approved by the Kansas State Board of Education. To receive a Kansas Certificate in Child Nutrition Management, 120 hours of Kansas State Department of Education Child Nutrition & Wellness approved management classes must be completed. See the brochure for a list of eligible classes. All classes must have been completed after January 1, 2012.

Child Nutrition Administrative Classes are taught throughout the year at regional locations. View current training opportunities by clicking on the training tab.

Child Nutrition Management Academy (CNMA) is a professional development opportunity held at regional locations each summer for current and aspiring managers and directors. Managing and leading a Child Nutrition Program is a challenging job. A wide range of knowledge, skills and abilities is required. The goal of the Child Nutrition Management Academy is to develop knowledgeable and effective managers who are prepared to lead their programs to excellence. After April 1, view the CNMA schedule booklet online at www.kn-eat.org to see classes offered for the current year.

 
Rising to the 21st Century’s Challenges & Opportunities
Child nutrition management is about constant change! By working towards the Kansas Certificate in Child Nutrition Management, participants will be prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing environment. Classes are designed around priorities identified by KSDE's Child Nutrition & Wellness team, statewide needs assessments surveys, and the School Nutrition Association's "Keys to Excellence" program. In addition, KSDE periodically convenes the Child Nutrition & Wellness Advisory Council to obtain input from exceptional Kansas child nutrition program directors and managers.
 
Kansas Certificate in Child NutritionManagement Brochure
Brochure
Kansas Certification in Child Nutrition Management Application
Application for Kansas Certificate in Child Nutrition Management
 
 
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