Every Child a Graduate. Every Graduate Prepared.

ALSDE: CNP - Child Nutrition Programs



June Barrett, Program Coordinator - Child Nutrition Programs  - jbarrett@alsde.edu
Phone: (334) 242-1988

Ms. Barrett is responsible for the management and supervision of all aspects of the state Child Nutrition Program in both school nutrition and preschool nutrition settings. Activities include interpretation of federal laws and state laws, policies, program assessments, audits and reviews; the processing and allocation of United States Department of Agriculture commodities, operation of the statewide procurement system to insure high quality, cost efficient products for all school systems that participate, and the provision of training and technical assistance.

- School Programs
 
Amber Adams, Administrator
- aadams@alsde.edu
Phone: (334) 242-8228

Management and supervision of the Child Nutrition Programs for school age children.
Activities include assessment of nutritional composition of school meals and interpretation
of federal and state laws related to the Child Nutrition Programs in schools.

- Pre-School Programs
 
Alfredia Griffin, Administrator - agriffin@alsde.edu
Phone: (334) 242-8249

Management and supervision of Child Nutrition Programs for pre-school children in day care facilities, family day care homes, summer food service programs, and adult day care. Activities include providing assistance to potential clients through training sessions to insure that appropriate guidelines are followed according to USDA regulations and procedures.

- Food Distribution

Frank Speed, Administrator - fspeed@alsde.edu
Phone: (334) 242-8237

Mr. Speed is responsible for the management and supervision of the Food Distribution Program. Activities include development and implementation of warehouse/distribution contracts and processing agreements, and to insure compliance of appropriate federal and state rules and regulations.

- Financial Management and Compliance

Carolyn Rhodes, Manager - crhodes@alsde.edu
Phone: (334) 242-8225

The Manager for Financial Management and Compliance is responsible for ensuring that all Child Nutrition Programs’ recipient sponsors are monitored and audited in order to determine compliance with state and federal laws, regulations and guidance. Activities include the on-site performance of administrative reviews and program specific and limited scope audits, the issuance of reports, the resolution of the reports, and follow-up actions to determine that corrective actions have been implemented. Responsibilities also include financial management assessments, technical assistance and training the area of financial management of Child Nutrition Programs.

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2013 USDA Nondiscrimination Statement Update - SPANISH
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Si desea presentar una queja por discriminación del programa de Derechos Civiles, complete el USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (formulario de quejas por discriminación del programa del USDA), que puede encontrar en internet en http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, o en cualquier oficina del USDA, o llame al (866) 632-9992 para solicitar el formulario. También puede escribir una carta con toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Envíenos su formulario de queja completo o carta por correo postal a U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, por fax al (202) 690-7442 o por correo electrónico a program.intake@usda.gov.

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