Download Full Text (194 KB)
Penny McConnell, a Canada native, had no experience in school nutrition until she moved to Virginia and took a job as food service manager in a local elementary school. McConnell has worked her way up through the Fairfax child nutrition programs, working as a manager in several high schools before becoming a supervisor, and eventually director of Food and Nutrition Services. She has also been active in the American Dietetic Association and the former American School Food Service Association, now the School Nutrition Association.
Fairfax County, Virginia
Child Nutrition, School Feeding
Food Science | Other Education | Teacher Education and Professional Development
McConnell, Penny and Institute of Child Nutrition, "Penny McConnell" (2006). Oral History Project (all interviews). 84.
Food Science Commons, Other Education Commons, Teacher Education and Professional Development Commons