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This course is designed for returning Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sponsor staff and will review the regulations and procedures of the SFSP.

Hours: 4

Course Description: This course is designed for returning Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sponsor staff, will review the regulations and procedures of the CACFP, and assist sponsors with regulatory compliance.

The CACFP Sponsor Remediation Training is an online course designed to provide training for those who are in the CACFP program. The training includes important topics such as Civil Rights, Meal Service Planning, Recordkeeping, Financial Management, Documentation, and Responsibilities, Maintaining a Nonprofit Food Service Program and Program Oversight. 

Course Description: This course focuses on Day Care Homes (DCH). The course addresses responsibilities of a DCH Sponsor, DCH Eligibility Status, required documentation for a DCH, and more.

Course Description: Income Eligibility Forms (IEFs) are required to determine the free, reduced-price, and paid eligibility categories for CACFP participants. This course reviews IEF requirements, demonstrates determining IEFs, and discusses annual update requirements.

Course DescriptionPDE 602 covers the enrollment process for applicable programs, completed Enrollment Forms, and annual update requirements. 


Course DescriptionMeals and snacks served to CACFP participants must meet the meal pattern requirements to qualify as a reimbursable meal or snack. This course discusses the process of planning creditable and reimbursable CACFP meals through food components, meal patterns, and serving sizes. 


pde 604

Course DescriptionSubmitting a claim for CACFP reimbursement requires detailed recordkeeping and preparation prior to the submission. PDE 604 reviews requirements related to point of service meal counts, attendance documentation, the edit check process, consolidation, and claim submission. 


pde 605

Course DescriptionPDE 605 expands on PDE 603 The CACFP Meal Pattern and goes into further detail on crediting foods in the CACFP. The course discusses Child Nutrition labels, Product Formulation Statements, and standardized recipes. 



pde 606Course DescriptionPDE 606 builds on information covered in PDE 603 The CACFP Meal Pattern but focuses on specific requirements for infants. Topics include creditable infant meals, infant meal components, serving sizes, and recordkeeping requirements.

pde 607Course DescriptionCACFP sponsors may need to modify planned meals in order to accommodate participants with disabilities or special dietary needs. PDE 607 summarizes the responsibilities sponsors have when accommodating participants’ meal requests. The course also discusses medical statements, meal pattern requirements, and accommodating non-disabling special dietary needs.

pde 608Course DescriptionOffer vs Serve (OVS) is an option for Adult Day Care Centers and some At-Risk Afterschool Programs. This course details what is required when implementing OVS and how this may influence meal planning and documenting reimbursable meals. 

pde 609Course DescriptionPDE 609 reviews monitoring requirements, staffing, completing monitoring reports, and conducting the five-day reconciliation.

pde 610Course DescriptionAll CACFP sponsors must maintain a nonprofit food service program. This course includes two lessons that cover the evaluation of program revenue and expenses, financial recordkeeping and controls, and expectations with operating a nonprofit CACFP.

pde 611Course DescriptionThis course focuses on CACFP recordkeeping for Child Care, Head Start, and Pre-K Counts programs. The course addresses program eligibility, operational requirements, enrollment, participant eligibility, and miscellaneous recordkeeping requirements. 


pde 612Course DescriptionThis course focuses on CACFP recordkeeping requirements At-Risk programs. The course addresses program eligibility, operational requirements, meal patterns, and miscellaneous recordkeeping requirements.

pde 612Course DescriptionThis course focuses on CACFP recordkeeping requirements for Outside School Hours programs. The course addresses program eligibility, operational requirements, participant eligibility, and miscellaneous recordkeeping requirements. 

pde 614Course Description: This course focuses on CACFP recordkeeping requirements for Emergency Shelter programs. The course addresses program eligibility, operational requirements, eligible age ranges, and miscellaneous recordkeeping requirements. 

pde 615Course DescriptionThis course focuses on CACFP recordkeeping requirements for Adult Day Care programs. The course addresses program eligibility, operational requirements, enrollment, participant eligibility, meal pattern flexibilities, and miscellaneous recordkeeping requirements. 


Course Description: Program institutions and facilities receiving federal financial assistance are required to comply with federal civil rights laws to ensure all Child Nutrition participants have equal access to all benefits and services.  This course will review Civil Rights regulations, and provide all information necessary to ensure that your program is in compliance with these requirements.

Course Description: CACFP Regulations require that all new and participating CACFP institutions meet and maintain compliance with the three Performance Standards; Financial Management and Viability, Administrative Capability, and Program Accountability.  This course is designed to guide CACFP institutions to better understand the importance of the Performance Standards, the reason that they were developed, and the criteria used to determine compliance.

The CACFP Corrective Action Training is an online course designed to provide corrective action training for those who are in the CACFP program. The training includes important topics such as Civil Rights, Meal Service Planning, Recordkeeping, Financial Management, Documentation, and Responsibilities, Maintaining a Nonprofit Food Service Program and Program Oversight. 

Course Description: CACFP Regulations require that all new and participating CACFP institutions meet and maintain compliance with the three Performance Standards; Financial Management and Viability, Administrative Capability, and Program Accountability. This course is designed to guide CACFP institutions to better understand the importance of the Performance Standards, the reason that they were developed, and the criteria used to determine compliance. This course consists of three (3) lessons:

  • Lesson 1 - Performance Standard One: Financial Viability and Financial Management
  • Lesson 2 - Performance Standard Two: Administrative Capability
  • Lesson 3 - Performance Standard Three: Program Accountability