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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

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.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Professional Standards: Resources

These resources provide school nutrition professionals with the knowledge and tools to implement and meet the Professional Standards requirements within their programs.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Child Nutrition Program Meal Service During COVID-19

USDA is working closely with states and child nutrition program operators to provide nutritious meals and snacks to children, while supporting social distancing efforts related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Resource | Worksheets

Offer vs Serve Breakfast Program Tip Sheet

This tip sheet was designed for school foodservice professionals provide an overview of offer versus serve guidance for breakfast meal service. State agencies and regional offices may also use this tool to provide training about offer versus serve policy requirements at breakfast.

Resource | Worksheets

Offer vs Serve Lunch Program Tip Sheet

This tip sheet was designed for school foodservice professionals to provide an overview of offer versus serve guidance for lunch meal service. State agencies and regional offices may also use this tool to provide training about offer versus serve policy requirements at lunch.

Resource | Nutrition Education

Whole Grain Resource for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs

This resource provides an in-depth look at the whole grain-rich criteria for school meals. It updates and expands the previous whole grain resource from the HealthierUS School Challenge Application Kit, which now applies to all school meal programs. It includes exercises on identifying products that meet the whole grain-rich criteria and calculation examples.