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Advisory Council for School Nutrition (ACSN)
The Advisory Council for School Nutrition (ACSN) informs and advises the Colorado Department of Education School Nutrition Unit on the development and implementation of Child Nutrition Programs and serves as a resource for school food authorities (SFAs) within specific regions. ACSN members are food service directors, supervisors, managers, or assistant directors. They serve a critical role in improving the work of SFAs by providing input, sharing best practices, engaging in peer-to-peer learning and support, and collaborating with numerous partners and stakeholders of school nutrition.
ACSN Members meet with CDE School Nutrition Staff three times per year throughout Colorado. Meetings often coincide with major school nutrition events. Meeting materials and resources are below.
- Come prepared and ready to work
- Stay on task
- Respect the main conversation
- Agree to disagree
- Participate in discussion and activities
- Ensure meetings are action-focused
- Silence cell phones
- Be present
Travel Reimbursement is available for ACSN Members traveling to our meetings in the Summer and Fall. To qualify, members must be registered in the state's accounting system. Contact Vivien Skrupskis to get started.