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What You Need to Know

Access resources that will give you insight in school foodservice management 

Orientation to School Nutrition Management

Read this comprehensive overview of everything you need to know to become a school nutrition management professional. Topics include:

  • Food Production and Operation Management

  • Program Accountability and the Role of the School Nutrition Director

  • Procurement and Inventory Management

  • Special Needs​

  • Human Resource Management

  • Marketing and Communication

  • Financial Management 

Quick Facts about the National School Lunch Program

Read a brief overview of the National School Lunch Program here

Introduction to the School Lunch Meal Pattern 

Click here for this free online training provided by the Institute of Child Nutrition. In this training you will learn to identify Meal Pattern requirements that meet the standards set by the NSLP. You will also learn how other schools are applying the requirements to evaluate a school lunch menu and determine compliance​​.

Additional Information

Download this PDF for additional resources and information on school nutrition. 

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