Conversation Starters for Designing More Inclusive School Meals Programs


Students and their families are the most important stakeholders in school nutrition programs. These conversation starters can be used to guide conversations with school nutrition staff to:

  1. identify barriers that students and their families may face in accessing school meals, and
  2. generate ideas for engaging students and families as partners in designing more equitable meals programs.


Identify access barriers and develop strategies for partnering with students and families to eliminate those barriers