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Cashier’s Training: Reimbursable Meals

Helps school nutrition program cashiers understand the requirements for a reimbursable lunch and breakfast.  Contains short, skill-building activities that reinforce key messages to help recognize a reimbursable meal at the point-of-service using the Offer Versus Serve (OVS) option.  Training may be taught in short intervals or as a 2-hour session. Includes trainer’s manual, participant’s workbook, and PowerPoint presentation.

Utilizing the Cafeteria as a Classroom

The school cafeteria is a valuable venue for school nutrition professionals to assist teachers and parents with encouraging children to make wise food choices that will contribute to a healthy lifestyle. This course provides tools and resources to enhance a school nutrition program that will be recognized as an integral part of the education system. Lessons are designed to reinforce learning objectives by engaging participants in learning activities. Each lesson offers a flexible timeframe of 1-to-1.25 hours.  Lesson topics:

  • Marketing Healthy Options
  • Reaching Out to the School Community
  • Communicating with Parents
  • Farm to School and School Garden Programs