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Build the Local School Wellness Policy

The Nutrition Services Division Build the Local School Wellness Policy online course.

Course Description

Learn about ways local educational agencies (LEA) participating in the National School Lunch or the School Breakfast programs can develop, assess, and update the local school wellness policy (LSWP).

  • Course Number: 310
  • Training Length: 45 minutes
  • Certificate: Available at the end of the training
  • Target Audience: Food Service Directors and Staff, Chief Business Officers, Wellness Coordinators
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: February 2020

Online Course

Begin the Build the Local School Wellness Policy course

Referenced Resources

The following lists and handouts are referenced throughout this online course:


  • Crediting: .75 hour
  • Key Area: Administration (3000)
    • Training Topic: Program Management (3200)
      • Learning Objective: Evaluate and utilize resources to promote a healthy school environment (3230)

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

Additional Information

For more information regarding LSWP, visit the California Department of Education (CDE) LSWP web page and the California LSWP Collaborative web page External link opens in new window or tab. resources.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, contact the CDE Nutrition Services Division by phone at 800-952-5609 or by email at

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, February 6, 2024
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