Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Infant and Toddler Nutrition

Check out these resources to help boost or refresh your knowledge on feeding infants and toddlers.

Resource | Nutrition Education
Stronger with School Meals Educational Materials

School meals, and the school nutrition professionals that provide them, help children be strong physically and mentally. Celebrate the school community and promote healthy foods with these fun new school meals materials.

Resource | Nutrition Education
Materiales educativos de Más fuerte con las comidas escolares

Estos materiales están diseñados para ser utilizados por maestros u otro personal escolar, padres o estudiantes.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
Procurement Strategies for School Year 2021-2022: Webinar for School Food Authorities

This webinar discusses school meal procurement strategies and USDA school meal program flexibilities, waivers, and training resources for School Year 2021-2022. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Team Nutrition Training Grants

FNS awarded an additional almost $1.4 million in FY 2021 Team Nutrition Training Grants for School Meal Recipe Development to six states (i.e., Cohort B). These grants will help States assist schools in offering meals supported by recipes that use local agricultural products and reflect local food preparation practices and taste preferences.

Resource | Grants
2021 Cohort B Team Nutrition Training Grants for School Meal Recipe Development

FNS awarded an additional almost $1.4 million in FY 2021 Team Nutrition Training Grants to six states. These grants will help schools offer meals supported by recipes that use local agricultural products and reflect local food preparation practices and taste preferences.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Offering Meats and Meat Alternates at School Breakfast

This training guide provides menu planning ideas, crediting information, sample menus, and more, to show school nutrition professionals how to offer meats and meat alternates at school breakfast. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Ofrecimiento de carnes y sustitutos de carne en el desayuno escolar

Esta guía de capacitación proporciona ideas para la planificación de menús, información de acreditación, ejemplos de menús y mucho más, para mostrarle a los profesionales de la nutrición escolar cómo ofrecer carnes y sustitutos de la carne en el desayuno escolar.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Planning for a Dynamic School Environment

As schools work toward resuming regular operations, USDA continues to offer flexibilities in response to public health needs and to ease administrative burden, while still promoting nutritious meals. Learn more about adjusting meal service operations during the dynamic school year ahead.

Resource | Technical Assistance
Planning for a Dynamic School Environment During School Year 2021-2022: Flexibilities in Practice

While many schools will return to their regular cafeteria meal service this year, schools will need to be prepared for many contingencies. FNS encourages schools to have plans in place to ensure students have access to school meals no matter what this school year may bring.