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Joan Williams has many years of experience in school nutrition and education. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in education from Georgia Southern College, a Master’s in education from Georgia College, and an Education Specialist degree from the University of Georgia. After teaching home economics for seven years, Joan served for 27 years as the school nutrition director for Carroll County Schools, a 15,000-student district in Georgia. Joan helped build an effective team that received many awards for increased participation and innovation. She received the USDA Best Practices Award for the Southeast Region twice, was recognized by the state of Georgia for high employee retention, and mentored future leaders within her program and region. Joan has been actively involved with the School Nutrition Association in various capacities at the state and national levels including serving as a trainer, conference presenter, board member, and state president. Joan is a consultant trainer for the Institute of Child Nutrition.

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Savannah, Georgia


Child Nutrition, School Feeding


Food Science | Other Education | Teacher Education and Professional Development

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Joan Williams



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