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Nutrition - School Nutrition Program Academy

Audience: Other District/School Staff | Topic: School Nutrition | Hosted by: Office of School Nutrition

Face-to-Face format. Nutrition - School Nutrition Program Academy
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School Nutrition Program Academy

As part of the Professional Standards Training Grant, the Office of School Nutrition has been working with Colorado State University (CSU) to redesign the New Directors Orientation training as a one-day training course, supplemented by a series of online modules. The training is intended for both new directors and new kitchen managers, and will initially be offered on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, followed by trainings throughout school year 2017-18. 

Training Details

  • Training time: 8:00 a.m. - 3 p.m. Networking lunch will be provided.
  • Objectives: this class will provide new directors and kitchen managers with the skills necessary to successfully operate a school food service program. Participants will learn about menu planning, free and reduced price processes, meal counting and claiming, procurement and food safety.
  • Who should attend: new directors and kitchen managers.
  • All materials will be provided.

Continuing Education Units (CEU)

  • Annual training hours: 5 hours
  • Professional standards learning objectives:
    • Menu Planning (1100)
    • Cashier and Point of Service (2300)
    • Purchasing/Procurement (2400)
    • Food Safety and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) (2600)
    • Free and Reduced Price School Meal Benefits (3100)
    • Financial Management (3300)


Training Date and Location

  • Friday, November 3, 2017, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Cherry Creek School District -Student Achievement Resource Center (SARC) Building
  • Room 303-304
  • 14188 E. Briarwood Avenue
  • Centennial, CO  80112

Training Registration 

Event Date and Time

  • Friday, November 3, 2017 (All day)


Cherry Creek School District - Student Achievement Resource Center (SARC)
14188 E. Briarwood Avenue, Rooms 303-304
Centennial, Colorado 80112


Continuing Education Units:  5 hours

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