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Policy Memorandum SP 05-2020 Notice


On January 14, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued Policy Memorandum SP 05-2020: Questions and Answers Regarding Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Program Personnel. This memorandum rescinds and replaces Policy Memorandum SP 38-2016: Questions and Answers on the Final Rule Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

You can view this policy memo on the USDA’s Questions & Answers Regarding Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Program Personnel web pageExternal link opens in new window or tab..

The California Department of Education will issue a management bulletin on this topic.

Contact Information

For more information regarding this subject, please contact Melinda Yu, Nutrition Education Consultant, by phone at 916-323-2488 or by email at myu@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Friday, February 7, 2020
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