California teachers support the Nutrition Competencies new nutrition instruction guidelines
Nadine Kirkpatrick, Department of Family and Consumer Science
Marilyn Briggs, UC Davis
Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr, UC Davis
California Agriculture 61(1):40-46. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v061n01p40.
N. Kirkpatrick is Adjunct Professor, Department of Family and Consumer Science, Sacramento City College, Sacramento; M. Briggs is Doctoral Student Researcher; S. Zidenberg-Cherr is Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Nutrition, UC Davis. This project was funded in part by the California Department of Education (CDE), Sacramento, and the UC Davis Food Stamp Nutrition Education program. The authors thank Helen Magnuson of the CDE Nutrition Services Division for being our contact with CDE; teachers of the Petaluma School District for evaluating the Nutrition Competencies survey during the pre-test; and all the California public school teachers who took part in the Nutrition Competencies survey. Special appreciation is given to Mark Hudes of UC Berkeley for his statistical assistance. We also thank Trevor Cherr, Stephanie Cozad, Linh Dang, Anna Jones and Joe Kopshever for their tremendous dedication to subject recruitment and data entry.