John Stalker Institute: Nuts & Bolts of School Nutrition Programs

Nuts & Bolts of School Nutrition Programs On Demand is an interactive online training series on fundamental topics in School Meal Programs. The modules are available 24/7 to conveniently allow school nutrition professionals, such as directors, managers and staff, to be trained on demand. Courses provides professional standards training hours in three key areas - nutrition, operations, and administration. These courses include:

  • Introduction to School Nutrition Programs - Overview of goals of school nutrition programs and administrative requirements.
  • USDA Foods 101 and Inventory Management - Overview of importance of use of USDA Foods and maintaining adequate food inventories to meet program needs.
  • The Administrative Review Process - Overview of administrative review process and how to prepare for a review.
  • Resource Management - Overview of management of nonprofit account, pricing of non-program foods and pricing of program foods.

Massachusetts Department of Education

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