CVUSD Appoints Maly Pra for Child Nutrition Director


Castro Valley Unified School District

4400 Alma Avenue

Castro Valley, CA 94546


Castro Valley Unified School District Appoints 

Maly Pra for

Child Nutrition Director


Castro Valley, CA – (March 22, 2023) – At the March 22nd board meeting, the Castro Valley Unified School District Board of Education took action to select Maly Pra for the position of Child Nutrition Director. 

Ms. Pra earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science and Dietetics from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master’s in Business Administration from California State University, East Bay.  Ms. Pra also has a current fellowship from the Chef Ann Foundation to develop scratch-cook food operations that can support a sustainable program and drive school food reform and a previous internship with Priority Nutrition Care. 

Ms. Pra has over four years in school district leadership positions that focused on menu planning, developing and scaling recipes, researching new products, nutrient analyses, and forecasting. Ms. Pra remains diligent in complying with USDA guidelines and regulations, interpreting federal and state laws, and implementing new regulations. Ms. Pra has over eleven years of experience in delicacy food shops managing overall sales, marketing, and franchising operations of three locations. 

“Ensuring our students are provided with the best nutrition program in CVUSD is extremely important to us, and we are excited to have Ms. Pra join our team with her vast experience in food services and focus on healthy nutritional programs. ” - Superintendent Ahmadi