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(4.5-day training) An overview of the management components of school nutrition programs. The target audience includes school nutrition program staff with fewer than 5 years’ experience as a director or those who may aspire to be a director, as well as state agency staff, specialists, and trainers. Lesson topics:

  • Program Accountability, Integrity and the Role of the School Nutrition Director
  • Food Production and Operation Management
  • USDA Foods
  • Meal Pattern/HealthierUS School Challenge
  • Special Needs
  • Customer Service, Merchandising and Food Presentation
  • Federal Regulations
  • Farm to School: An Introduction for New School Food Service Directors
  • Financial Management
  • Procurement and Inventory Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing School Nutrition Programs
  • Food Safety Basics
  • Work Place Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Participants who complete this session will receive 30.5 units of continuing education that are credentialed by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and the School Nutrition Association. USDA Professional Standards Codes will be listed on Certificate of Completion.

PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER UNLESS YOU CAN FIRMLY COMMIT TO ATTEND THIS SESSION.