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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

Upcoming Trainings:


To register, click on the link next to the training you are interested in.

ODE CNP Culinary Training - Lincoln City
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 1:00 PM | Friday, April 28, 2017 at 2:45 PM (PDT)

Electing Community Eligibility Provision:
  • Tuesday, May 2nd from 10:00 AM -11:00 AM (PDT) 
  • Thursday May 4th  from 2:00 – 3:00 PM (PDT)
This training occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you:   

SFSP Smarter Dining Area Training - Salem Oregon
Friday, May 12, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)
ODE CNP Culinary Training - Central Point
Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM | Friday, June 16, 2017 at 2:45 PM (PDT)
ODE CNP Culinary Training - Aurora
Monday, June 19, 2017 at 1:00 PM | Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 2:45 PM (PDT)

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


Paid Lunch Equity (PLE) Tool



Professional Standards


Seamless Summer Overview


Smart Snack (Competitive Foods)


Special Dietary Needs


Special Grant Opportunities


USDA Foods




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