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Developing a Local Meal Charge Policy

The School Nutrition Programs Guidelines to Developing a Local Meal Charge Policy online training.

Course Description

The objective of this training is to provide information regarding the development of a meal charge policy, policy updates, checklists, and provide tools and resources.

  • Course Number: 605
  • Training Length: 20 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 Guidelines to Developing a Local Meal Charge Policy External link opens in new window or tab. course.

Referenced Resources

The following resources are referred to throughout this online 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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