ACND Mission & Goals

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Alabama Child Nutrition Directors is to support members in their efforts to provide nutritious meals to students and school board personnel. This should result in an environment where students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to consume nutritious foods for improved health and ultimately improve performance both physically and academically.


  • To work for the improvement of Child Nutrition Programs in Alabama schools.

  • To coordinate and provide leadership among Child Nutrition Program personnel in areas of legislation, research and public relations.

  • To promote a professional working relationship among Child Nutrition Directors and other organizations.

  • To provide opportunities for professional growth among Child Nutrition Directors.

  • To formulate positions on issues and make these known to those who can provide appropriate leadership toward implementation.