Resource | Nutrition Education
Back to School

These are resources to assist school nutrition professionals as they plan School Year 2021-2022.

Resource | Technical Assistance
Guide to Professional Standards for School Nutrition Programs

A central resource outlining the USDA Professional Standards requirements for state and local school nutrition professionals.

Resource | Technical Assistance
School Breakfast Program Meal Pattern Chart

Meal pattern chart for the School Breakfast Program

Resource | Technical Assistance
Short and Long Week Calculations

Meal pattern calculations for short and long weeks. This applies to schools who regularly operate on a shorter or longer weekly cycle.

Resource | Technical Assistance
Professional Standards

Professional Standards for school nutrition professionals is a key provision of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The final rule, published March 2, 2015, requires a minimum amount of annual training hours for all state directors of school nutrition programs, state director of distributing agencies, school nutrition program directors, managers, and staff.

Resource | Technical Assistance
Community Eligibility Provision Status of School Districts and Schools by State

This map contains links to state-specific information on local educational agencies and schools that may be eligible to elect the Community Eligibility Provision.

Resource | Posters
School Breakfast Posters
Resource | Technical Assistance
School Meals Application Materials in Nepali
Resource | Technical Assistance
School Meals Application Materials in Kru
Resource | Technical Assistance
School Meals Application Materials in Thai