Basic Training for Potential New Sponsors, NSLP

Basic Training Workshops will be held monthly by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) to present information on the regulations and reporting procedures for School Lunch and Breakfast programs. Attendees will learn about the regulations governing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child Nutrition Programs and how to prepare the required program reports.

Anyone responsible for any aspect of the Child Nutrition Programs is welcome, including new food service directors, supervisors and managers, as well as business managers, treasurers, secretaries, teachers and principals. Schools and agencies new to the Child Nutrition Programs are required to attend a workshop before applying to participate in the programs.

Workshop Topics

Topics to be covered in the workshop include the following:

  • Overview of the Child Nutrition Programs;
  • Free and reduced price meal applications;
  • Special dietary needs;
  • Meal counting and claiming procedures;
  • Meal pattern requirements;
  • Production records/standardized recipes;
  • USDA foods;
  • Inventory;
  • Coordinated Review Effort (CRE) evaluations;
  • Claims Reimbursement and Reporting System (CRRS); and
  • Frequently asked questions.

Workshop Schedule and Location

All 2013 workshops will be conducted from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the State Library of Ohio, Boardroom, 274 East First Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201. For directions, click here.

The workshop dates are as follows:

  • September 9, 2014
  • October 7, 2014
  • November 4, 2014
  • December 9, 2014

Registration for Workshops

To register for one of the workshops, click here for registration instructions.




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