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Welcome to the Training Resource Page!

Below is a list of Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) trainings available for you to train staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This page will be updated when additional trainings become available. Please continue to check this page for updates.

Professional Standards

Professional Standards for school nutrition professionals become effective on July 1, 2015, and is a key provision of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA). The rule, published March 2, 2015, requires a minimum amount of annual training hours for school nutrition program directors, managers, and staff. Required training topic areas will vary according to position and job requirements. There are also minimum hiring standards for school nutrition program directors.

Final Rule
 Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.
Summary of Professional Standards
Informational flyer highlighting the new standards for school nutrition professionals
USDA Professional Standards website
Professional Standards for Child Nutrition Professionals Website
This site allows school nutrition staff to search for training that meets their learning needs. 
School Nutrition Association resources for Professional Standards
National Food Service Management Institute Training Portal
Take online courses focused on Child Nutrition Programs

Professional Standards

Administrative Review


Civil Rights


Community Eligibility Provision




Culinary Skills



Financial & Resource Management


Food Safety


Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) 

Menu Certification


Menu Planning Resources

School Nutrition Program Menu Planning Toolkit- At A Glance Topic Summaries, Flash Cards, Recipes, Resources for: Culinary Skills, Meal Pattern, Offer vs. Serve, Menu Planning, Standardized Recipes, Crediting Foods, Food Buying Guide

Paid Lunch Equity (PLE) Tool



Seamless Summer Overview


Smart Snack (Competitive Foods)


Special Dietary Needs


Special Grant Opportunities


USDA Foods




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