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Welcome to the AISD School Nutrition Department! Our mission is simple, “Prepare and serve healthy and tasty meals to all of our students and staff that wish to dine in with us each and every school day.”  In an effort to accomplish our mission we have employed one of the best School Nutrition staffs in the state with a total of over 90 years’ experience.

Our department is led by Director Heather Thies. Heather has been in school Nutrition for 10 years, all of which have been with AISD.  Heather's goal is to make each cafeteria a place where all AISD students’ fuel up in an effort to boost their learning with both breakfast and lunch.  The students have a voice and help to make the menus as fun as we can as well as adhering to government standards. Heather doesn't want to just meet the standards, she wants to exceed them! As always, the cafeteria should be a place the children enjoy coming to and can look forward to a delicious meal!
 
Our Elementary cafeteria is led by Manager Ashley Kennedy. Ashley has been in school nutrition for 4 years. All of those have been with AISD. Ashley brings a fresh outlook for our department. She has a vast amount of knowledge and a desire to make a positive change in the lives of her students. Ashley's team members are Yolanda Valerio, Jeri Shaw, and our Michelle Castle

Our Intermediate cafeteria is led by Manager Tammy Mullins has been in school nutrition with AISD for 5 years. Tammy brings a positive engaging atmosphere to her kitchen and dining experience for her kiddos. Her goal is to feed every child a hot healthy meal and to make the cafeteria an enjoyable experience for all. Tammy's team members are Alisha Wood, Holly Swegle, and a new member to be announced.

Our Middle School cafeteria is led by Manager Crystal Cain.  Crystal has been in school nutrition with AISD for 4 years and brings a fresh perspective and desire to make her cafeteria a place where the kids can come to enjoy a meal and company. Crystals’s team members are Lisa Weber, Laura Quintana, and Crystal Jacobsen.

Our High School cafeteria is led by Manager Sylvia Valerio.  Sylvia has been in school nutrition with AISD for 12 years and brings a desire to make her cafeteria a place where all students want to dine and enjoy each others company each and every day. Sylvia’s team members are Savannah Guerrero, Elaine Smith and a new member to be announced. .

Please take a moment to tour the entire School Nutrition page and notice some of the new features we have to share such as our Facebook Page.