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Celebrate Colorado Proud School Meal Day on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. 
Colorado Proud School Meal Day celebrates Colorado agriculture and educates school children about healthy eating.  For a copy of the State of Colorado Proclamation, click on the icon above.  For free promotional materials, click Colorado Proud School Meal Day.

Training Available
2014 - 2015 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Training and Online Claims and Services Training are now available.  

HealthierUS School Challenge
View USDA HealthierUS School Challenge Application Materials

  • Note: USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is extending the deadline for the HealthierUS School Challenge under the current criteria until August 30, 2014. Complete HUSSC applications that will be considered under the old criteria must be postmarked, emailed, entered electronically, or hand delivered to the Office of School Nutrition on or before Saturday, August 30, 2014.

Menu Planning
Check out the updated Menu Planning page on Resources for information on Crediting Food Components, Nutrient Analysis, Recipes, and Production Records. 

Administrative Review Trainings
Visit the  Training  or Reviews pages for information on Administrative Review Trainings for the 2014 - 2015 School Year review cycle. 


The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish) USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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