About Us

Child Nutrition Program

Director of Child Nutrition Program

Roberto Cuellar Jr., MPH, PLD

Mission

To enhance the optimal learning, health and wellness of students in Laredo Independent School District by nourishing their minds and bodies through healthy, nutritious and balanced meals that meet the federal requirements set by the School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs.

This high standard of excellence permits the Laredo ISD Child Nutrition Program to provide support to all schools in an integral way with the goal of improving student’s behavior, attendance, and academic performance. Laredo ISD Child Nutrition Program recognizes the strong link between nutrition and learning.   

Core Values

The Laredo ISD Child Nutrition Program strives to live up to the five core values (PHDDS).

  1. Passion: To take care of every student’s meals and/or dietary needs.
  2. Hunger: To go that extra mile
  3. Drive: To excel in the daily work.
  4. Dedication: To the Child Nutrition Program mission.
  5. Service: To all children, staff and administration with dignity and respect.
Resources Links
Forms Let's Move
Contact Us Square Meals
Special Diets Needs My Plate
Programs Summer Program
Catering TASN
School Menus Food and Nutrition Services
Child Nutrition Serve Fee Breakfast/Lunch Region One Educational Center
   
   
For Teachers For Kids
Making Healthy Choices Kidnetic Nutrition Game
Nutrition Challenge Survey Dole Nutrition Game
Encuesta Para Tomar Decisones Saludables Dole Videos
Enguesta de Desafio Nutricional Choose My Plate


In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or



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