Child Nutrition Programs

Region 6 Education Service Center Food and Nutrition Services provides school districts, charter schools, RCCi’s, private non-profit schools as well as Child and Adult Care Food Programs with a comprehensive range of technical assistance services designed to help our clients meet federal, state, and local program requirements under the direction of the Texas Department of Agriculture and the United State Department of Agriculture.

The ESC staff is here to help our clients operate food service programs efficiently, effectively and within the state and federal program regulations. Technical assistance and professional development is offered in but not limited to the following:

  • Program design, implementation, and evaluation
  • Program compliance including assistance with the preparation for Administrative Reviews
  • Sound financial practices
  • Program documentation and reporting
  • Culinary skills in making meals appealing, tasteful, and acceptable according to guidelines

All services in this program are provided free of charged except for course where certifications are offered and a fee is charged for the certification and all program activities are funded by the Texas Department of Agriculture.