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Local School Wellness Policy Requirements

The Nutrition Services Division Local School Wellness Policy (LSWP) Requirements online course.

Course Description

Learn about the latest requirements for a local school wellness policy for local educational agencies participating in the National School Lunch or the School Breakfast programs.

  • Course Number: 886
  • Training Length: 30 minutes
  • Certificate: Available at the end of the training
  • Target Audience: Food Service Directors and Staff, Chief Business Officers
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: June 2019

Online Course

Begin the Local School Wellness Policy Requirements course.

Referenced Resources

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

Crediting

  • Crediting: 0.5 hours
  • Key Area: Nutrition (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 CDE LSWP web page and the California LSWP Collaborative website External link opens in new window or tab. resources.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact the California Department of Education Nutrition Services Division by phone at 800-952-5609 or by email at HHFKA@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, February 16, 2022
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