Cleta Long

School nutrition director at Dade County Schools
Dr. Cleta Long currently serves as school nutrition director for Dade County Schools. She has over 36 years of experience in education and 26 years in nutrition, having served 21 of those years as the director of school nutrition for the Bibb County School District. She holds a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership, a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education and a bachelor’s degree in Home Economics. She has served in various capacities of the Georgia School Nutrition Association including president, president-elect, GSN Foundation chair, public policy and legislation chair, sixth district president, chair of district presidents, PPL chair and GSNA spokesperson. She serves on SNA’s Nutrition and Research Committee, Professional Ethics course design committee and the SNS Credential Prep Course presentation. She has presented numerous times at GSNA and ANC.