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Georgia School Nutrition

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Our​ Vision:​​

Be the authority and resource for Georgia school nutrition programs so every child in school has healthy school meal choices every day.

Our Mission:​​

School Nutrition is a valuable partner in education, pledging to provide coordinated support for outstanding student achievement through our commitment to excellent service in each of these core areas: Quality Meals, Student and Community Engagement, and Professional Development. ​​​​​

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School​ Nutrition in the News!​​​
2024 Student Chef Winners Announced

Congratulations to all the teams who competed! Click here to see Winning Announcement.​
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Georgia Tray of the Week

​​​​The Georgia Tray of the Week Campaign is a school meal promotional activity that highlights the consistently high quality of school meals served in Georgia schools. Each Tuesday the State Agency selects and shares 4-6 photos via social media depicting Georgia school meal trays served in the preceding school week. Social media followers select their favorite menu from the shortlisted trays, and the image having the most engagement by each Friday at 8:00am is designated the Georgia Tray of the Week.

Interested in a career in School Nutrition?

Click here to watch an informational video.​
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Free and Reduced Meal Applications

Beginning July 1, 2023, school districts will begin taking Free and Reduced Meal Applications for the school year 2023-2024. School districts are requesting all families to complete and submit a Free and Reduced Meal Application to be considered for school meal benefits. For information about your school district, please contact your local School Nutrition Program. 
CLICK HERE to download this poster

Want to understand how the Free & Reduced Application benefits all children in the State of Georgia? Listen to the FuelCast Episode below with Dr. Linette Dodson and ​​Dr. Ken Banter, Georgia Department of Education Senior Title I Program Manager.​

​​Win-Win with Great Promise Partnership

​Great Promise Partnership (GPP) is an initiative of the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) in the Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education Department (CTAE). GPP is the work-based learning placement for students in danger of not graduating, providing an educational opportunity that allows students to receive on-the-job training and life skills. Not only will this program help these students gain transferable skills while earning a much-needed paycheck, but it will also help with developing a workforce pipeline for your school nutrition program. ​Click here to read a letter from Dr. Dodson and detail about GPP.