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Below is a list of the 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.

Upcoming Trainings

Fueling Students for Success for Software Developers Training

The webinar will cover the Student Success Act initiatives for school breakfast and lunch and the anticipated impact on the software used by program sponsors to certify meal benefits, count and claim meals and display expected reimbursements.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.

Forecasting the Procurement of Foods (4-hour training) 

Please join us in-person for the Forecasting the Procurement of Foods training in Salem, Oregon. This session is being led by the Institute of Child Nutrition and hosted by ODE CNP. Register by following the links below, space is limited and reserved on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Location: Public Service Building, Oregon Department of Education (Basement A) 255 Capitol Street Northeast, Salem, OR 97310
Date: January 21, 2020 (please register for one session only)

Water and coffee service will be provided; No lunch will be served. A parking map and directions to the training location will be included in the registration confirmation email.

General concepts about basic forecasting for the procurement of foods in Child Nutrition Programs. This training does not discuss federal regulations pertaining to the procurement system. Key topic areas:

Stakeholders’ responsibilities and expectations
How menus determine goods and services that must be competitively procured
Inventory management, product movement, and cost management
Product categories, screening, and specifications
CN labeling
Accurate forecasting of products.

TARGET AUDIENCE – Directors and Managers
KEY AREA: 2: Operations

Procurement of Foods: Cooperative-Purchasing Groups Training (8 Hour Training)

Please join us in-person for the Procurement of Foods: Cooperative-Purchasing Groups training in Salem, Oregon. This session is being led by the Institute of Child Nutrition and hosted by ODE CNP. Register by following the links below, space is limited and reserved on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Training Title: Procurement of Foods: Cooperative-Purchasing Groups Training
Date/Time: February 18, 2020 - 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Location: Public Service Bldg. Department of Education
255 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR, 97301 (Basement A)

Cooperative purchasing groups are entities formed through an agreement between school food authorities (SFAs) and may include Child Nutrition Programs (CNPs) State agencies to increase purchasing power. This agreement between Program operators is not a method of procurement, rather an agreement to competitively procure goods and services. 
A parking map and directions to the training location will be included in the registration confirmation email.

TARGET AUDIENCE – Directors and Managers
KEY AREA: 2: Operations


Procuring Local Foods (8 Hour Training)

Please join us in-person for the Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs training in Salem, Oregon. This session is being led by the Institute of Child Nutrition and hosted by ODE CNP. Register by following the links below, space is limited and reserved on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Training Title: Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs
Location: Public Service Building, Oregon Department of Education (Basement A) 255 Capitol Street Northeast, Salem, OR 97310
Date/Time: March 5, 2020 – 9:00AM – 4:00PM

The Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs training provides a basic overview of federal procurement principles and covers a host of topics related to sourcing and purchasing local foods.

This training highlights the variety of mechanisms schools can use to purchase local products while staying in accordance with federal procurement regulations, and the many areas within a solicitation where schools can express their desire for local products.

Participants will leave with a solid understanding of how to target local foods when conducting both formal and informal procurements, use the Geographic Preference option, and use the USDA Foods and DoD Fresh Programs to enhance local purchasing. 
A parking map and directions to the training location will be included in the registration confirmation email.

TARGET AUDIENCE – Directors and Managers
KEY AREA: 2: Operations

USDA Foods/WBSCM Ordering Webinar

This webinar will feature a brief overview of the USDA Food program and how to enter orders into the USDA's Web-Based-Supply-Chain-Management ordering system.

USDA Foods/WBSCM Ordering Webinar occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you:
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.

    Professional Standards


    Administrative Review

     

    Civil Rights

     
     

    Community Eligibility Provision

     
     

    CNPweb

     
     

    Culinary Skills

    Eligibility

     
     

    Financial & Resource Management

     
     

    Food Safety

     
     

    Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP)

    Menu Certification

     
     

    Menu Planning Resources

     

    Paid Lunch Equity (PLE) Tool

    Procurement

     

    School Wellness


    Seamless Summer Overview

     
     

    Smart Snack (Competitive Foods)

     
     

    Special Dietary Needs

     
     

    Special Grant Opportunities

     

     Student Success Act (SSA)


    USDA Foods

     
     

    Verification

     

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