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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - Special Milk Program

Special Milk Program

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

On-Demand format. Special Milk Program
On-Demand format

Two young adults choosing milk at lunch

The Special Milk Program (SMP) provides milk to children in public or nonprofit schools, residential child care institutions, and camps that do not participate in any other Federal Child Nutrition Programs. Participants of this 15 minute online training will be able to: identify and understand program requirements, understand how to accurately submit a claim for reimbursement, and identify best practices for the operation of the SMP. 

  • Length: 15 minutes
  • Quiz Required
  • Professional Standards:
    • Key Area: Serving Food 
    • Training Topic: 2200 Identify/Serve portion of food items according to USDA school meal pattern requirements and diet restrictions. 
    • Learning Code: 2210 - Employee will be able to correctly and efficiently serve food portions to meet all USDA school meal pattern requirements and encourage healthy food selections including those for special diets.

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Contact Information

Erica Boyd


A Professional Standards certificate generates upon completion of this training. 

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