Guiding Light

Schilling, Becky
April 2008
FoodService Director;4/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p56
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of mentoring programs launched by women foodservice directors in the U.S. Patsy Lynch has developed a program that allowed them to visit and learn from other schools' managers. Joyce Akins is often sought out for advice from beginning directors. Akins also lets staff from outside districts participate in classes she teaches.


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