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
Human Resource Management
Marketing and Communication
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.
Download this PDF for additional resources and information on school nutrition.