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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Professional Standards: Resources

These resources provide school nutrition professionals with the knowledge and tools to implement and meet the professional standards requirements within their programs.

Resource | Webinars/Videos Webinar on Final Rule: CEP- Increasing Options for Schools

A webinar for state agency and school food authority staff focused on the Final Rule: Child Nutrition Programs Community Eligibility Provision — Increasing Options for Schools. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance CEP Final Rule Summary

USDA published a final rule in the Federal Register on Sept. 26, 2023, to expand access to the Community Eligibility Provision by lowering the minimum identified student percentage participation threshold from 40 percent to 25 percent. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs: Training Resources

A variety of trainings are available on the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs. Complete the training modules and view recorded webinars to assist in understanding and using the FBG and all its features.

Resource | Product Information USDA Foods in Schools Product Information Sheets - Vegetables

USDA Foods in Schools product information sheets with description and WBSCM ID for vegetables. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Recursos de los estándares profesionales

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.

Resource | Technical Assistance Guía de estándares profesionales para programas de nutrición escolar

La guía de estándares profesionales para programas de nutrición escolar es el recurso principal que describe los requisitos de los estándares profesionales del USDA para los profesionales de la nutrición escolar a nivel estatal y local.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance I Speak Statements Card

The "I Speak" resource document is available to help identify the primary language of non-English speakers. 

Resource | Infographics Stronger with School Meals Educational Materials

School meals, and the school nutrition professionals that provide them, help children be strong physically and mentally. Celebrate the school community and promote healthy foods with these fun new school meals materials.

Resource | Nutrition Education Back to School

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.

Page updated: October 14, 2021