Professional Development

The established Mission Statement of the Arizona Department of Education School Health and Nutrition is “To assist schools and organizations to improve the nutrition and well-being of students so they can achieve their full potential.”

A well-trained food service force is vital to the enhancement of the nutrition and well-being of Arizona students. Therefore, ADE has created the following Professional Development Goal to assist in accomplishing the School Health and Nutrition Programs mission:

“To optimize both the professional potential of school food service personnel and the nutritional status of meals served in Arizona schools”

Objectives and Strategies:

Contact Information

National School Lunch Program & School Breakfast Program
Arizona Department of Education
1535 West Jefferson Street, Bin 7
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Tel: (602) 542-8700
Toll Free: (800) 352-4558
Fax: (602) 542-3818 or (602) 542-1531