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Office of School Nutrition

Our Mission

The Office of School Nutrition is committed to ensuring all school-aged children have equal access to healthy meals by supporting, training, and connecting Colorado’s child nutrition community.

Updates and Announcements

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Summer Food Service Program

Breakfast After the Bell Nutrition Program - Mandated Sites for School Year 2018-2019

The Breakfast After the Bell Nutrition Program requires public schools, with 70 percent or more students who are eligible for free or reduced price meals, to offer all students a breakfast at no cost. Visit the Breakfast After the Bell Nutrition Program webpage for the list of all sites mandated to participate in school year 2018-2019. For more information, please contact Jon Padia

Upcoming In-Person Trainings

School Nutrition Programs Academy

Fundamentals of Menu Planning Trainings

SFSP Sponsor Training

  • New sponsors and new sponsor administrators must attend the SFSP in-person training.
  • Returning sponsors have the option to attend an in-person training or complete the online training. The SFSP online training is due March 31, 2018.

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2018 CSNA Summer Conference - Save the Date

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In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race,color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF), (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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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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CDE Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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