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Local Meal Charge Policy

The School Nutrition Programs Local Meal Charge Policy online training.

Course Description

Learn about the federal local meal charge policy in which we highlight the U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines, delinquent debt, bad debt, compliance, and state and federal requirements.

  • Course Number: 068
  • Training Length: 15 minutes
  • Certificate: Available at the end of the training
  • Target Audience: Food Service Director, Staff, and Chief Business Officials
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: January 2019

Online Course

Begin the Local Meal Charge Policy External link opens in new window or tab. course.


  • Crediting: 0.25 hours
  • Key Area: Administration (3000)
    • Training Topic: Program Management (3200)
      • Learning Objective: Oversee Standard Operation Procedures for routine operations (3220)

Contact Us

If you have questions, please contact the School Nutrition Programs Unit by email at

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, May 31, 2022
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