Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education 2018 Child Nutrition Managers Certification Training

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Child Nutrition
Regulatory Authority
Ark. Code Ann. §20-7-134; §20-7-135
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Superintendents; Principals

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All Child Nutrition Managers in Arkansas school districts that participate in the National School Lunch Program and are paid from the non-profit food service account are required to be certified by the Child Nutrition Unit of the Arkansas Department of Education.  The Child Nutrition Manager Certification Training will be held June 11-22, 2018, in Vilonia, Arkansas, on the campuses of the Vilonia High School and Middle School.


For rules and basic guidelines for becoming a certified Child Nutrition Manager, and workshop registration form, see the below attachments:

  • 2018 Child Nutrition Manager Training Program Brochure
  • Rules and Basic Guidelines for Part 1 and Part 2 Manager Certification Training
  • Rules Governing the Certification and Continuing Professional Development of Child Nutrition Directors, Managers, and Workers


The deadline for registering for the workshop is April 20, 2018. 

Please register as soon as possible as space is limited to 120 for Managers Part 1 and 120 for Part 2.


For more information, please contact Stephanie Alsbrook at (501) 324-9502 or

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