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Professional Standards Brochure

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Professional Standards Brochure

This brochure provides information on USDA's Professional Standards for school nutrition professionals. The brochure explains Professional Standards including annual training requirements and hiring standards. An overview of helpful resources such as the "Guide to Professional Standards for School Nutrition Programs" and the Professional Standards Training Database, is also provided.


All are welcome to download these materials and make copies. To download the file, please right-click on the link and "save link as."

Ordering: Print copies are available in English. Child nutrition program operators may request printed copies of this resource, while supplies last.

Page updated: May 22, 2023