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Nutrition Building Blocks for Great Trays®

Course Modules

Both of the following courses are divided into 10 modules:

Here is more information about those 10 modules.

A History of School Food Service

This module will help you:

This module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Fruits & Vegetables

This module will help you:

This module will take approximately 2 hours to complete.

Whole Grains

This module will help you:

This module will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Sodium

This module will help you:

This module will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Dairy

This module will help you:

This module will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Calories & Fat

This module will help you:

This module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Menu Planning

In this module you will see how to apply USDA guidelines to an existing menu for:

This module will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Tools to Support Your Healthy Menu

This module will help you:

This module will take approximately 1.5 hours to complete.

Staff Professional Development

This module will help you:

This module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Marketing & Partnerships

This module will help you:

This module will take approximately 1.5 hours to complete.

Related Resources

Nutrition Building Blocks for Great Trays® Online Course — Online course for school foodservice professionals who want to meet the 10-hour basic nutrition requirement for School Nutrition Association (SNA) Level 1 certification.

Nutrition Building Blocks for Great Trays® Online Course — Minnesota School Foodservice Professionals — Online course for Minnesota-based school foodservice professionals who are looking for continuing education units.

Great Trays® Toolkit for School Foodservice — Tools to plan kid-tested menus, save money on food purchasing, and “nudge” students toward healthier choices.

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