• Our Child Nutrition Specialists and Program Assistant provide technical assistance in all phases of program operations of school food service administration.

    The Food and Nutrition Program team at Region 3 provides assistance for:

    • National School Lunch Program
    • School Breakfast Program
    • Child and Adult Care Food Program
    • Summer Feeding Programs

    A few key services we provide are:

    • Net 3 Updates
    • Training Workshops
    • Summer Workshop
    • On-site and/or Virtual Technical Assistance

Equal Opportunity Program

  • 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: How to File a Complaint, 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:

    mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
    fax: (202) 690-7442; or
    email: program.intake@usda.gov.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.



    Kathy McBroom-Fox
    Kathy McBroom-Fox
    Child Nutrition Specialist
    361-573-0731 Ext. 230 

    Kate Lauger
    Kate Lauger

    Child Nutrition Specialist
    361-573-0731 Ext. 255

    Carly Shock
    Carly Shock
    Child Nutrition Specialist
    361-573-0731 Ext.  280

     Danielle Oliva
    Danielle Oliva
    Child Nutrition Program Assistant
    361-573-0731 Ext. 136