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SNP AR Prereview Training

The School Nutrition Program (SNP) Administrative Review (AR) Prereview online training.

Course Description

The School Nutrition Program (SNP) Administrative Review (AR) Prereview Training provides an overview of the AR and shares tips, strategies, and best practices for a successful AR. This training is designed to provide valuable information to help sponsors prepare for their AR. Content includes meal access and reimbursement, meal pattern and nutritional quality requirements, resource management, and general compliance areas, common AR findings, and overall strategies and solutions.

This online course consists of 6 mandatory modules and 2 modules that are only mandatory if they apply to a sponsor’s operations. Completion of this required training is only recorded after the submitting an attestation.

  • Course Number: 123
  • Total Training Length: 6.5 hours
  • Certificate: Available at the end of the training
  • Target Audience: Food Service Directors or related staff
  • Mandatory: Yes
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: September 2023

Online Courses

Referenced Resources

The following resources are referred to throughout this online course:

Module 1

Module 2

Module 3

Module 4

Module 5

Module 6

Module 7

Module 8


  • Crediting: 6.5 hour(s)
  • Key Area: Administration (3000)
    • Training Topic: Program Management (3200), 3300 Financial Management
      • Learning Objective: AR Preparation (3260)

For more information on crediting, see the USDA web document Professional Standards Learning Objectives External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF).

Additional Information

For more information regarding SNP AR, see the CDE SNP AR web page.

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties or questions regarding the course content, please contact the PRT Workgroup by email at

Questions:   School Nutrition Programs Administration | 916-322-3005
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, October 18, 2023
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