Sep 29  “Feeding Children in OCPS Schools?” – Lora Gilbert, MS,RD,LD, FADA, SNS

OCPS School Food and Nutrition Services, Sr. Director, Orange County Public Schools MS in Human Nutrition, Kansas State University, Registered Dietitian, Fellow of the American Dietetic Association, School Nutrition Specialist

Facts about OCPS Food and Nutrition Services
8th largest district in the nation
1,624 Food Service Employees
42 Million meals served in FY18, 1 million meals every 5 days
30% increase in meals served in the last 5 years
Silver Plate Honor from the National Restaurant Association
Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame, for changing the way children eat
Florida Sterling Sustaining Leadership Award, 2017
Florida Sterling Leadership Award, 2014
Ten USDA Best Practice Awards 2008 – current
Distinguished Dietitian of the Year, Kansas 1998
Work History
2002 – current, Sr. Director, Food and Nutrition Services, OCPS
1992 – 2002 Corporate Nutritionist, Schwans Sales Enterprises