In order to implement the program, it is essential to obtain the school principal's permission and support. We have found principals to be very interested in this program because the cafeteria tends to be a place where higher incidents of behavioral problems occur leading to office referrals. Most schools, in our experience, do not have organized programs designed to prepare and support cafeteria supervisors and students in creating a positive cafeteria environment.
Schedule an appointment to meet with the school principal to obtain permission and support. Before the meeting, give him/her a copy of the Comfortable Cafeteria Information Brief to read so that she/he can become familiar with the program.
During the meeting;