ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : FIN-10-065

Date Created : 02/26/2010


Co-op Directors
Elementary Principals
other: Child Nutrition Directors
Wellness Coord.
School Nurses
Elementary Principals

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Fiscal and Administrative Services - William J. Goff, Assistant Commissioner
April 1, 2010 – Menu Planning, IOM Recommendation to Meal Pattern, Revised Child Nutrition

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Suzanne Davidson

Phone Number:


A Distance Learning Workshop to discuss the Institute of Medicine’ (IOM) Recommendations to the Meal Pattern, Menu Planning Principles, Introduction to Revised Child Nutrition Web page, and an update from Commodity will be presented on from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m, Thursday, April 1, 2010 . This three-hour workshop will address ways to implement the IOM recommendations into menu planning for the 2010-2011 school year. District personnel responsible for menu planning are encouraged to attend this three-hour training.


Please register for the workshop directly with a site by Thursday, March 25, 2010. Follow each site’s process for registration.

The following educational cooperatives will host this workshop:

ADE Main Building (Ranch), Little Rock - 501-371-1950
Arch Ford, Room 1, Plumerville - 501-354-2269
Arkansas River, Room 1, Pine Bluff - 870-534-6129
Centerpoint High School, Amity - 870-356-3612
Crowley’s Ridge, Room 2 Harrisburg - 870-578-5426
Dawson, Room 1, Arkadelphia - 870-246-3077
DeQueen/Mena, DM Coop #1, Gillham - 870-386-2251
Great Rivers, Computer Lab., West Helena - 870-338-6461
Northcentral, Room 1, Melbourne - 870-368-7955
Northeast, Room 1, Walnut Ridge - 870-886-7717
Northwest, Room 1, Farmington - 479-267-7450
O U R, Room 2, Harrison - 870-743-9100
South Central, Room 2, Camden - 870-836-2213
Southeast, Room 1, Monticello - 870-367-6848
Southwest, Lab 1, Hope - 870-777-3076
Western, Room 1, Branch - 479-965-2191
Wilbur D. Mills, Room 2, Beebe - 501-882-5467

Additional viewing locations:

Benton High School - 501 778-4861
Flippin High School 870-743-9100
Fort Smith School District - 479-784-8130 ext 303
Hot Springs High School, Hot Springs – 501-624-5286 ext. 17
Lake Hamilton School District, Admin., Pearcy – 501-767-2306
Metropolitan Tech Center, Little Rock – 501-539-0303
Tri District, Fuller Admin. PCSSD, Little Rock - 501-539-0303
Rogers Public Schools - 479-636-3910
Van Buren Public School - 479-471-3113

Training will be cancelled at any site that does not have a registered participant by the deadline.


Handouts may be printed by going to the Child Nutrition Web page Http:// after Monday, March 29, 2010.

Click on the following:
Monthly ADE Distance Education
School Year 2009-2010 Distance Education Program
April 2010

For questions regarding workshop content, contact Suzanne Davidson. For questions related to site participation, contact Wynona Bryant-Williams. Both can be reached at 501-324-9502.

Attachment: None


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