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CSNA Summer Conference

Register now and book your stay at Copper Mountain for the 2016 Summer Conference. The conference features a terrific line-up of educational sessions to help you meet annual training requirements including sessions for annual Civil Rights Training, Financial Benchmarking, Offer versus Serve, Smarter Lunchrooms and much, much more! We look forward to seeing you there June 13 – 15, 2016!

Team Up for School Nutrition Success, Sept. 15, 2016

Training courses and registrations

Professional Standards for School Nutrition Professionals Resources

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has established minimum professional standards requirements for school nutrition professionals who manage and operate the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.The standards are another key provision of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 and aim to institute minimum education standards for new state and local school nutrition directors, as well as annual training standards for all school nutrition professionals. Click on the link above to learn more and access resources available to you and your school district.

Learn more about Professional Standards for School Nutrition Professionals

Request for Training

  • The CDE OSN offers training and technical assistance outside of announced and regional trainings.  The office receives requests on a variety of subject matter, ranging from Special Dietary Needs to Menu Planning and Production Records.  Complete the word or PDF form, and the OSN will follow-up with your request.  (Word  |   PDF)

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It's Showtime!  2015 Directors' Conference


For additional information, E-Mail: Sara Silvernail, Training  Supervisor 





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