Select a topic below to access training resource opportunities.
For training registration (SNSDC, ServSafe etc.), please check our upcoming trainings for more details.
For training topics below with limited options available, if you feel you have completed a training that may supplement one of these topics, please include it in your GOALS application for consideration.
The Whole Enchilada (DPI SNSDC) (8 hours)*
*This SNSDC (School Nutrition Skills Development Course) is the only acceptable training.
Planning for Farm to School Success (USDA FNS YouTube videos) (time range: 30 minutes-1 hour)*
*Choose any combination of the USDA FNS videos that add up to the minimum hour requirement for Local Foods/Farm to School training. All videos are acceptable EXCEPT: “School Gardening” and “Trying it All Together and Digging In” (see School Garden training topic for these resources).
Finding and Creating School Recipes for Success with USDA Foods (USDA YouTube video) (1 hour)
Adding it Up (DPI SNSDC) (2 hours)
What's the Yield with Standardized Recipes? (DPI webcast) (15 minutes)
Managing Food Allergies in School Nutrition Programs (ICN course) (4 hours)
Carb Counting for School Nutrition Staff (ICN course) (1 hour)
Special Dietary Needs (DPI webcast) (25 minutes)
Special Dietary Needs (DPI SNSDC) (2 hours)
CDC’S Toolkit for Managing Food Allergies in Schools (FARE) (1 hour)
USDA YouTube Videos:
- Creating Healthy Menus Using USDA Foods (1 hour 5 min)
- USDA Foods and American Agriculture (1 hour 35 min)
ICN USDA Foods webcasts (1 - 20 hour trainings available)
Direct Diversion (DPI webcasts)*
*Direct Diversion webcasts (1 hour, 7 minutes total):
#1 Benefits and Steps (10 min)
#2 Processors and Products (10 min)
#3 Value Pass-Through Methods (12 min)
#4 Substitution (7 min)
#5 Yield-Methods (7 min)
#6 Annual Orders (8 min)
#7 Agreements (5 min)
#8 Inventory (8 min)