These resources provide school nutrition professionals with the knowledge and tools to implement and meet the professional standards requirements within their programs.
This guidance applies to state agencies and local educational agencies administering the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. This guidance provides information on the final rule, Child Nutrition Programs: Community Eligibility Provision – Increasing Options for School.
Los estándares profesionales son una norma que determina los requisitos anuales de capacitación y criterios de contratación para profesionales en los programas de nutrición escolar. Estas normas brindan estándares profesionales consistentes a nivel nacional y fortalecen la capacidad de los profesionales de la nutrición escolar para desempeñar sus funciones de manera eficaz y eficiente.
Students thrive in a healthy school nutrition environment. Strengthen, energize, and renew your school’s efforts to support healthy choices with these ready-to-go resources.
The Child Nutrition Database is a required part of the nutrient analysis software approved by USDA for use in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. It is a nutrient database of over 10,000 food items.
Los estudiantes se desarrollan en un entorno de nutrición escolar saludable. Renueve, fortalezca, revitalice y fomente los esfuerzos de su escuela para apoyar las opciones saludables con estos recursos listos para usar.
To help schools deal with supply chain challenges and rising food prices, USDA is providing nearly $1.3 billion in Supply Chain Assistance funds for states and territories to purchase domestic foods for their meal programs.
This guidance memo addresses sponsors’ monitoring requirements of its sites and food service operations in the SFSP. This guidance applies to sponsors’ management responsibilities of conducting initial site visits and full reviews of food service, including visits of non-congregate rural meal sites.
Guidance for state agencies to develop criteria for site selection for monitoring reviews in the Summer Food Service Program.
This memorandum provides information on the revised Prototype Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals. USDA updated the prototype application to improve the user experience for applicants by adjusting the reading level, streamlining the application instructions, and by adding clarity to the mailing instructions to reduce the number of applications sent to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights.