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It's Showtime!  2015 Directors' Conference

  • Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 - Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, Copper Mountain, CO
  • Presentations and handouts - available soon

2015 Regional Training Courses and Online Registration

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

Online Trainings and Resources

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)

Conferences, Orientations, and Class Materials

  • 2014 Directors' Conference Presentations
    • Directors’ Conference is an annual gathering of Colorado Child Nutrition Program food service directors, hosted by the CDE Office of School Nutrition. It is a conference that provides informative sessions and the most up-to-date information related to the USDA Child Nutrition Programs.
    • 2014 Directors' Conference (Colorado School Foodservice Superheroes Stories)



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

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