Janet Sklar, MA, RD


BA Brooklyn College -Food and Nutrition

MA-Adelphi University--School and Community Health

NYS Teaching License--Health K-12

NYS Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist

SNA (School Nutrition Assoc.) School Nutrition Specialist

SNA District of Excellence (only district in NYS) 2005

NYSNA Farm-to-School Board Associate

NYSNA Public Policy and Legislation Board Member

Winner of NY Farms! Partnership Award 2005 for "Promoting Nutrition Education and Local Produce in Schools"

Winner of NY Farms! Partnership Award 2006 for"Incorporating Wellness Policy with Improving Produce Consumption in District Buildings"

Winner of NYSNA & NYS Dept. of Ag & Mkts Partnership Award 2011 for "Partnerships/Distribution"

Past President of New York School Nutrition Association (NYSNA) (2005-08)

ES BOCES employee (2000-June 2014) as Food Service Director for Bay Shore UFSD, West Islip UFSD, Central Islip UFSD and Middle Country CSD (Coordinated district Family Fall Health Festivals for BSUFSD and CI UFSD)

Volunteer and Advocacy:

  • American Cancer Society's "Breast Cancer Dietary Intervention Project"
  • Farm-to-School advocate
  • Suffolk County Food Policy Council School Nutrition and Education Chair
  • Member of Suffolk County CC and Stony Brook Dietetic Intern Advisory Boards
  • Brookhaven Democratic Committee Member
  • League of Women Voters, Brookhaven Chapter

Last updated September 20, 2023