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CACFP Training Center

Welcome to the CACFP 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 training page includes trainings for both center based sponsors as well as Family Day Care Home Sponsors.

This page will be updated when additional trainings become available. Please continue to check this page for updates.

Institute of Child Nutrition Training Portal- Take online courses focused on child nutrition programs

Note: If you are unable to open a video, right click on the link and click "save target as" and save to your local drive. Then play the video from your drive.

2019 CACFP Meal Pattern Survey

Your opinion is important to us. Please help us choose next year’s meal pattern training topics by completing this three-question survey.

Upcoming Trainings

Summer Partners' Listening Session

Now that summer is over, we want to take the time to celebrate all of our efforts and capture our experiences and lessons learned while they are still fresh in our minds, and of course, start planning for the future. 

Please join the Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs staff and other non-profit partners for a Summer Partners’ Listening Session.

Participate in a discussion of successes and barriers experienced over the summer, thoughts on summer reviews, and feedback on summer waivers and their importance to summer meal programs. We are eager to hear from you and discuss ways in which we can work together to increase opportunities.
Two sessions will be offered. To register, click on the date you would like to attend:
October 24, 2019, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm  Medford, OR
Medford School District Administrative Offices, 815 South Oakdale Avenue, Medford, Oregon 97501
Second Floor Rooms 267/268 

Location: TBD
The Dalles, OR 

CACFP Meal Pattern Success Webinars FY 2019

The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) is presenting a series of webinars on the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) meal pattern. These half-hours supplemental webinars will offer a variety of trainings related to the meal pattern. Twelve different trainings will be available for a range of sponsor types and knowledge-levels.

  • All webinars are 30 minutes total with time for question and answers at the end.
  • Webinars will be presented through GoToWebinar.
  • Webinars will be marked for “Beginner,” or “Advanced” CACFP learners. All CACFP sponsor staff are welcome to sign up for any webinars.
  • Some webinars will only be relevant to a particular sponsor type. This will be noted in the description section under the title.
  • Participants who stay for the entire session will receive a certificate of attendance for half an hour of continuing education units

Trainings highlight each chapter of the ODE CNP CACFP Policy & Procedure Manual for Sponsors.

Note: This form is for New Sponsors, New Staff, or Sponsors who have been assigned training by their assigned specialist. After viewing the assigned trainings this form must be submitted to ODE CNP for approval.


Meal Pattern


Special Dietary Needs

Culinary Skills

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