Available courses

Course Description: The CACFP New Sponsor Training is a 5 hour comprehensive online course designed to provide initial training for those who are new to the CACFP or for participating sponsors with new staff. The training includes important topics such as Civil Rights, Meal Service Planning, Recordkeeping, Financial Management, Documentation, and Responsibilities, Maintaining a Nonprofit Food Service Program and Program Oversight. 



Woman wearing "staff" shirt This course is designed for new and returning Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sponsor staff, and will review the regulations and procedures of the SFSP.

course logo 502Nutrition Basics for Better CACFP Menu Planning is a 1 hour online course designed to provide applicable meal service training for providers participating in the CACFP.

logo 505A CACFP Meal Pattern Guide is a 1 hour online course designed to provide applicable meal service training for providers participating in the CACFP.

logo 506A CACFP Infant Meal Pattern Guide is a 1 hour online course designed to provide applicable meal service training for providers participating in the CACFP.

logo 515All Aboard the Whole Grain Express is a 1 hour online course designed to provide applicable meal service training for providers participating in the CACFP.

logo 516Healthy Food Preparation Techniques and CACFP Menu Planning is a 1 hour online course designed to provide applicable meal service  training for providers participating in the CACFP.

Program institutions and facilities receiving federal financial assistance are required to comply with federal civil rights laws to ensure all Child Nutrition participants have equal access to all benefits and services.  This course will review Civil Rights regulations, and provide all information necessary to ensure that your program is in compliance with these requirements.

Hours: 4

Course Description:The CACFP Annual Sponsor Training is a 4 hour comprehensive online course designed to provide annual required training for returning CACFP sponsors. The training includes important topics such as Civil Rights, Meal Service Planning, Recordkeeping, Financial Management,Documentation, and Responsibilities, Maintaining a Nonprofit Food Service Program and Program Oversight.



Course Description: CACFP Regulations require that all new and participating CACFP institutions meet and maintain compliance with the three Performance Standards; Financial Management and Viability, Administrative Capability, and Program Accountability.  This course is designed to guide CACFP institutions to better understand the importance of the Performance Standards, the reason that they were developed, and the criteria used to determine compliance.

Course Description: The Hearing Officer training course responds to USDA's recommendation to train all administrative review (Hearing) officers on appeal processes for the CACFP.  For agencies not able to provide direct training, this course will assist with training hearing officers through testimony or documents submitted for review.