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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development

The School Nutrition Unit offers online, in-person and webinar trainings to increase school nutrition professionals’ skills and knowledge in operating child nutrition programs. These trainings provide USDA Professional Standards hours and count as Continuing Education Units (CEU) for the School Nutrition Specialist (SNS) Credential. Please contact, Alicia Grove, at grove_a@cde.state.co.us or 720-795-2038, for questions about School Nutrition training offerings.

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Online Trainings

On demand professional development opportunities

These resources are self-paced and can include online learning modules, archived webinar recordings, and more.

In Person Trainings

Upcoming professional development opportunities

These opportunities are scheduled in-person trainings hosted by CDE School Nutrition.


Upcoming Webinars 

 

STUDENT OCTOBER COUNT & AT-RISK/FREE LUNCH REPORTING 

Learn what the student October count is and how to determine and report meal eligibility accurately. 

FUNDAMENTALS OF MENU PLANNING

Learn menu planning best practices and answer common questions. 

VERIFICATION 

Learn about the annual verification process 

 

LOCAL FOOD PROGRAM INFORMATION

Application instructions and requirements for the Local Food Program. 

SFSP RETURNING SPONSORS 

Hear about program successes and challenges from sponsors and share ideas about training needs for 2020

 

At-A-Glance Training Calendar 

Download the School Nutrition At-A-Glance Training Schedule for School Year 2019-20. This document includes a monthly training schedule, brief training descriptions, and upcoming training dates. Please note that training times and locations are subject to change.


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Request for Training

The CDE School Nutrition Unit offers training and technical assistance outside of announced and regional trainings. Complete and submit the Training and Technical Assistance Request Form and School Nutrition staff will follow-up with your request.