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Professional Standards Training Reward Badges

The Guide to Professional Standards for School Nutrition Programs introduces training reward badges – a fun way to promote training and recognize staff who have completed their annual requirements

 

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Professional Standards Training Database

The USDA Professional Standards Training Database  allows school nutrition professionals to search for training that meets their learning needs. The website provides direct access to a wide range of free and low-cost trainings in a variety of formats.

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Professional Standards Training Tracker Tool

The USDA child nutrition program’s Professional Standards Training Tracker Tool is designed to assist school nutrition professionals in keeping track of their annually required training hours.

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Professional Standards Training Tracker Tool Brochure

This tri-fold brochure provides information on the Professional Standards Training Tracker Tool  (PSTTT). The PSTTT is a free, web-based tool available for school nutrition professionals to record their annually required training hours.

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Professional Standards: Resources

Professional Standards resources

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The Food Buying Guide

The Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs has all of the current information in one manual to help you and your purchasing agent.

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The Food Buying Guide Interactive Web-based Tool

The Food Buying Guide Interactive Web-based Tool allows you to easily search and navigate food yields, compare food yields, and create and save favorite foods lists.

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Reducing the Risk of Choking in Young Children at Mealtimes

Developed as a collaboration between Team Nutrition, WIC, SNAP-Ed and Office of Food Safety, this colorful four-page resource provides tips on how parents, caregivers, and others can prepare foods to reduce the risk of choking in young children.

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Calculating Ounce Equivalents of Grains in the CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower CACFP providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP infant meal pattern requirements.

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Feeding Infants Using Ounce Equivalents for Grains in the CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower CACFP providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP infant meal pattern requirements.