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
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.  

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Planning for a Dynamic School Environment During School Year 2021-2022: Supply Chain Issues

As school food authorities (SFAs) work towards reopening for school year (SY) 2021-2022, some child nutrition program operators are concerned about possible challenges in purchasing and receiving food through their normal channels. Specifically, some SFAs have experienced unanticipated cancellation of food and supply contracts, lack of availability of certain foods, unexpected substitution of food products, and increased food and supply prices. As a result, some SFAs are voicing concerns about their ability to obtain the types, amounts, and variety of foods needed to serve reimbursable meals consistent with prior planning.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Back-to-School Meal Planning Tips

Get tips on ways to add more variety on your back-to-school menus.