Competency-Based Performance Appraisals for School Nutrition Managers and Assistants/Technicians

The purpose of the research was to develop competency-based performance appraisal forms and an accompanying guide for school nutrition managers and assistants/technicians.

An effective performance appraisal form should have the following qualities: criteria clearly idefining expected performance; a rating scale appropriately reflecting criteria; clear instructions; a user-friendly format; space for comments; and a plan for improvement. For the guide to be useful and comprehensible to school nutrition program practitioners at all levels of responsibility, it should include general and specific guidance customized to school nutrition professionals written in clear and specific language familiar to potential users.


Performance Improvement Plan - Additional Form
Additional forms for performance improvement plan.
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Performance Appraisal Form for School Nutrition Assistants/Technicians
Form for school nutrition assistants/technicians' performance appraisal.
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Performance Appraisal Form for School Nutrition Managers
Form for school nutrition managers' appraisal.
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Resource Guide
Resource guide for Competency-Based Performance Appraisals for School Nutrition Managers and Assistants/Technicians.
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Executive Summary
Executive summary of the Technical Report: competency-Based Performance Appraisals for School Nutrition Managers and Assistants/Technicians.
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Technical Report
Published 2008. R128-08
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