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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
An 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

Making Menus That Matter (Menu Planning, Crediting and Production Records)

Join ODE Child Nutrition Specialists for a 2-day Menu Planning and Documentation intensive. 

Salem, Oregon  
June 21, 2018 - June 22, 2018 - Willamette ESD - 2611 Pringle Rd SE, Salem, OR 97302
Day 1 : 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm (PDT) & Day 2 : 8:00 am – 3:00 pm (PDT)

Ontario, Oregon 
August 23, 2018 – August 24, 2018 - Treasure Valley Community College, Weese Bldg. Room 110 - 650 College Blvd, Ontario, OR 97914
Day 1 : 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm (MDT) & Day 2 : 8:00 am – 3:00 pm (MDT)

**Attendees who travel 70 miles or more, from their home base, may submit a claim for reimbursement for travel mileage, 1-night lodging and meal per-diem based on ODE and GSA regulations.** 

2018 Culinary Training

The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs and the Oregon Dairy Council invite sponsors to Join Chef Garrett Berdan, RDN for “Oregon Cooks for Kids” a hands-on culinary training. 

August 16-17, 2018
Hood River, Oregon
Day 1: 1:00PM-4:00PM - Hood River Valley High School 1220 Indian Creek Rd, Hood River, OR 97031
Day 2: 8:00AM-2:45PM - Hood River Valley High School 1220 Indian Creek Rd, Hood River, OR 97031  

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


Paid Lunch Equity (PLE) Tool



Seamless Summer Overview


Smart Snack (Competitive Foods)


Special Dietary Needs


Special Grant Opportunities


USDA Foods




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