ERIC Number: ED393833
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Texas Nutrition Education and Training Program for Federal Fiscal Year 1995. Final Evaluation Report.
The Nutrition Education and Training (NET) program is one of the Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The program was established in 1977 in an amendment to the Child Nutrition Act. This report focuses on evaluation and needs assessment of the Texas state program conducted during the fiscal year 1995, and offers recommendations for future program development. The publication is in four parts. Part 1 is an Executive Summary. Part 2, "Outreach of the NET Program," describes the nutrition education workshops developed by NET; the NET Lending Library; development and distribution of instructional materials on aspects of nutrition; presentations, exhibits, and publications; coordination with related publicly supported programs; and 12 recommendations. Part 3, "Report on the Project: An Assessment of Nutrition Education and Training Needs in Texas," discusses the background of the project including objectives, problem statement, and research methods; awarding of the project's contract; project accomplishments in 1993, 1994, and 1995; and four recommendations. Part 4, "General Evaluation of the NET Programs," covers program resources; program activities; meta-analysis of program outcomes, results, and discussions; and five recommendations. "Evaluation Instruments Used in NET Program Outreach" is included in the appendix. (ND)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas State Dept. of Human Services, Austin.
Identifiers: Nutrition Education and Training Program; Texas