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Kwon, Junehee; Lee, Yee Ming; Park, Eunhye; Wang, Yujia; Rushing, Keith – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2017
Purpose/Objectives: This study assessed current practices and attitudes of school nutrition program (SNP) management staff regarding free and reduced-price (F-RP) meal application and verification in SNPs. Methods: Stratified, randomly selected 1,500 SNP management staff in 14 states received a link to an online questionnaire and/or a printed…
Descriptors: Lunch Programs, Nutrition, Administrator Attitudes, Questionnaires
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Lee, Yee Ming; Kwon, Junehee; Park, Eunhye; Wang, Yujia; Rushing, Keith – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2017
Purpose/Objectives: This study investigated the use of electronic and paper-based point-of-service (POS) systems in school nutrition programs (SNPs), including associated challenges and the desired skills and existing training practices for personnel handling such systems. Methods: A questionnaire was developed based on interviews with 25 SNP…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Health Programs, Questionnaires, Administrators
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Roberts, Kevin R.; Sauer, Kevin; Sneed, Jeannie; Kwon, Junehee; Olds, David; Cole, Kerri; Shanklin, Carol – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2014
Purpose/Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine how school districts have implemented food safety programs based on HACCP principles. Specific objectives included: (1) Evaluate how schools are implementing components of food safety programs; and (2) Determine foodservice employees food-handling practices related to food safety.…
Descriptors: Food Service, Food Standards, Safety, School Districts
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Lee, Yee Ming; Kwon, Junehee; Sauer, Kevin – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2014
Purpose/Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore child nutrition professionals' (CNPs) attitudes about food allergies, current practices of food allergy training, and operational issues related to food allergy training in school foodservice operations. Methods: Three focus groups were conducted with 21 CNPs with managerial…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Nutrition Instruction, Nutrition, Child Health
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Pratt, Peggy; Bednar, Carolyn; Kwon, Junehee – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2012
Purpose/Objectives: This study investigated the types of technology/software currently used by Southwest Region school nutrition directors (SNDs) and assessed their perceptions of barriers to purchasing new technology/software. In addition, the importance of future technology/software acquisitions in meeting school nutrition program (SNP) goals…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Dietetics, Nutrition Instruction
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Sherrin, A. Rachelle; Bednar, Carolyn; Kwon, Junehee – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2009
Purpose: Purpose of this research was to investigate utilization of labor productivity standards and variables that affect productivity in Texas school foodservice operations. Methods: A questionnaire was developed, validated, and pilot tested, then mailed to 200 randomly selected Texas school foodservice directors. Descriptive statistics for…
Descriptors: Food Service, Nutrition, Labor Standards, Labor
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Johnson, Cara M.; Bednar, Carolyn; Kwon, Junehee; Gustof, Alissa – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare nutrient content and cost of home-packed lunches to nutrient standards and prices for reimbursable school lunches. Methods: Researchers observed food and beverage contents of 333 home packed lunches at four north Texas elementary schools. Nutritionist Pro was used to analyze lunches for calories,…
Descriptors: Health, Lunch Programs, Nutrition, Comparative Analysis