Guidance and Resources

Published: 8/8/2017 2:14 PM

Guidance and Resources provide food service directors specific program information from a variety of sources including School and Community Nutrition and USDA.  

Civil Rights

Direct Certification

Disaster Planning and Emergency Feeding

Financial Management

Food Safety

Free and Reduced Policy Statement

Healthy School Nutrition Environment

Infants and Toddlers

Menu Planning (Meal Pattern Components, Production Records, Recipe Resources and Tools, Signage, OVS)

Smart Snacks

Special Dietary Needs

State Policies

Helpful Links

  • KDE SCN Weekly Update Archive - To streamline communications from School and Community Nutrition, one weekly email is sent that combines several items into one communication.
  • Institute of Child Nutrition -  The Institute is funded by USDA and is a free resource to all with great trainings.
  • Healthier US Schools -  Voluntary certification that recognizes schools that have created a healther school environment.

USDA ​Nondiscrimination Statement

Valerie Crouch
Office of Finance and Operations
Division of School and Community Nutrition
2 Hudson Hollow Rd., Suite B
Frankfort, KY 40601-4311
(502) 564-5625
Fax (502) 564-5519