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STAR Workshop for Directors

School Nutrition S.T.A.R. Program – Strategies, Training, Action Plans, Resources – Workforce Development and Job Skills Training

To meet the unique training, technical assistance, and professional development needs of site-based school nutrition mangers/supervisors, the School Nutrition S.T.A.R. initiative has been prepared to help schools develop goals and best practices to improve program administration and operations.

2019-04-17T15:06:27+00:00June 23rd, 2019|

CACFP Meal Pattern Requirements

This training provides participants with knowledge, skills, and resources for implementing the updated CACFP meal patterns (published 4/25/16). Designed for individuals operating a CACFP, target audiences may include but are not limited to Child Care Centers, Family Child Care Homes, Adult Day Care Centers, At-Risk Afterschool Programs, and Emergency Shelters.

2019-04-17T13:48:32+00:00June 19th, 2019|

Cashier’s Training

Cashier’s Training: Reimbursable Meals is a two-hour face-to-face training designed to assist cashiers in understanding a lunch and breakfast reimbursable meal under the National School Lunch Program and National School Breakfast Program.  It provides short skill-building activities for cashiers to recognize reimbursable meals.  The training can be taught in short intervals or as a 2-hour session. [Read more]

2019-04-16T16:24:05+00:00June 18th, 2019|

Orientation to School Nutrition Management

This training session for new and aspiring directors provides an overview of the management components of school nutrition programs. The target audience includes school nutrition program staff, specialists, and trainers.

Participants who complete this session will receive 30.5 units of continuing education that are credentialed by the Commission on Dietetic [Read more]

2019-04-16T15:57:08+00:00June 17th, 2019|

Food Safety Basics

Developed for new school nutrition managers, employees, and substitute cooks – this training curriculum is designed to provide a basic understanding of food safety. The lesson content covers food safety and why it is important, methods for training school nutrition staff on food safety, how to prevent foodborne illness, and checklists to monitor food safety. [Read more]

2019-04-16T14:19:35+00:00June 11th, 2019|

Mock Health Inspection

This training is a 4-hour face-to-face and hands-on training that includes participant interaction in a mock inspection to improve retention of the learning objectives.
After completing this training, participants should be able to:

  • explain why health inspections are conducted at least twice a year in schools,
  • explain the role of periodic inspections [Read more]
2019-04-09T15:10:48+00:00June 10th, 2019|

Reimbursable School Meals

Reimbursable Meals is a two-hour face-to-face training designed to assist cashiers in understanding a lunch and breakfast reimbursable meal under the National School Lunch Program and National School Breakfast Program.  It provides short skill-building activities for cashiers to recognize reimbursable meals.  The training can be taught in short intervals or as a 2-hour session. The resource [Read more]

2019-04-16T13:35:00+00:00June 10th, 2019|

Mock Health Inspection

This training is a 4-hour face-to-face and hands-on training that includes participant interaction in a mock inspection to improve retention of the learning objectives.
After completing this training, participants should be able to:

  • explain why health inspections are conducted at least twice a year in schools,
  • explain the role of periodic inspections and self-inspections to enhance [Read more]
2019-04-09T13:43:57+00:00June 7th, 2019|