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During 2022 the Child Nutrition Archives conducted multiple interviews investigating how child nutrition professionals dealt with the Covid 19 pandemic and its effects on the operations of school feeding programs. This interview examines the experiences of Annette Hendrickx Derouin, who is the Director of Food and Nutrition Services for Willmar, New London-Spicer, Montevideo and Community Christian Schools in Minnesota. These four districts offer the Child Nutrition Programs to the fullest extent possible. Annette has worked in School Nutrition for over 25 years. She is a Registered Dietitian and has her Master’s Degree in Health and Nutrition Administration. She holds the School Nutrition Association School Nutrition Specialist Credentials and is a Certified Food Safety Instructor.

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Wilmer, Minnesota


Child Nutrition, School Feeding


Food Science | Other Education | Teacher Education and Professional Development

Annette Derouin – Covid 19 Oral History Project



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