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Free and Reduced Price Meals and Verification In-person Training

These trainings have been completed; please watch for announcements of the upcoming training schedule.  For information on the free and reduced price meals processes, please contact Rachael Burnham.  

Free and Reduced Price Meals and Verification In-person Training

  • This course will review the requirements and regulations for the free and reduced price meal program and the verification process.

Free and Reduced Price Meal Program and Verification – The Basics

  • Training time:  8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Light snack will be provided.
  • Objectives:  Attendees will learn to effectively certify, process and verify free and reduced-price meal eligibility benefits, in accordance with federal and state nutrition program regulations.
  • Who should attend - training requirements: Staff with zero to two years experience, who work in the free and reduced price meals program area.
  • What should participants bring to the training: Writing utensils, paper or laptop for note taking.  Participants should also bring a copy of the 2017 Eligibility Manual for School Meals.
  • Annual training hours: Five (5) hours

Training Dates and Locations

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Morgan County School District

  • 715 W Platte Ave
  • Board room
  • Fort Morgan, CO  80701

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Westminster School District

  • 6933 Raleigh St.
  • Westminster High School, Room A209
  • Westminster, CO  80030

Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

Mesa County Workforce Center

  • 512 29 1/2 Road
  • Room C
  • Grand Junction, CO  81504

Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017

Otero Junior College

  • 1802 Colorado Avenue
  • Student Center, Room 120
  • La Junta, CO  80150

Training Registration

  • Please register for the training
  • Based on the training requirements for each training, it may not be necessary to attend both days of training.  If you plan to attend both days of training, you must register for each training, separately, in the CO Child Nutrition Hub. 

Lunchroom photo - girl with apple

For additional information, please contact Rachael Burnham.


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