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NSLP/SBP Upcoming Trainings

Smart Snacks This class provides an overview of Nutrition Standards for All Foods and Beverages (aka Smart Snacks) sold in schools outside of reimbursable meals.  Participants will gain an understanding of how Smart Snacks will affect a la carte sales and fundraisers as well as how to use the Smart Snacks Calculoator.  November 16, 2023 9:00 am – Noon Session 538503
Manageing an FSMC Contract Assist contracting entities in the use of Food Service Management Company contract Review Form to oversee and manage the Child Nutrition programs and assess the FSMC’s performance according to the contract rules and regulations. November 29, 2023 9:00 am – Noon Session 539749
Meal Patterns This class aims to teach operators of the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program the basic meal pattern knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to run effective and compliant programs including the lunch and bbreakfast meal patterns. December 5, 2023 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Session 539750

Local Wellness Policy

This course is intended to position CEs to meet and exceed all the requirements of the LWP, while also supporting LEAs in tracking all updates and implementation efforts on an annual basis. January 18, 2024   Zoom
Food Allergies for SNP Mangers and Staff/Accomodating Special Dietary Needs   March 21, 2024   Zoom
NSLP Seamless Summer Option   April 29, 2024   Zoom
Menu Planning and Cycle Menu This training will provide an overview of Menu Planning for Healthy school meals for the NSLP and SBP. To include Documentation, Menu Planning Processes, USDA Foods, Meal Appeal, and Resources available to CEs. May 2, 2024    
Writing, Updating, and Revising a HACCP-Based Food Safety Plan for Schools Workshop   June 4 – 6, 2024    
Financial Management: A course for SNP Directors   June 11 – 12, 2024    
NSLP Financial Coding (Revenues, Expenses, Bugets) and Financial Reporting Requirements This session will assist you in understanding financial account code structure and how to make the connection between financial information and compliance. Participants will gain knowledge on budgeting, forecasting, coding and how to utilize this accounting information for program compliance and reporting. June 18, 2024    
Procurement of Foods:Cooperative Purchasing Groups   June 19, 2024    
Eligibility and Verification   August 1 – 2, 2024    
Food Production Records (Breakfast, Lunch, Snack)   September 4, 2024    
Meal Counting & Claiming System This course is designed to assist personel in child nutrition programs to effectively establish and implement an effective counting and claiming system, acceptable meal collection procedures, quality assurance measures, financial responsibilities, and compliance. September 18, 2024